The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Architect
Rank 573 558 568
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.016% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
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£458 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £390
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Network Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Architect across the England region.

Network Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Network Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Architect across the England region.

Network Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 3 £450 -
South East -17 1 £500 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Architect in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Network Security
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) F5
5 6 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
7 4 (22.22%) Network Design
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) SIEM
8 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) CISSP
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) NGN
8 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
9 2 (11.11%) DMZ
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
9 2 (11.11%) DNS
9 2 (11.11%) B2B
9 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 2 (11.11%) IGRP
9 2 (11.11%) IronPort
9 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Network Security
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) NGN
4 2 (11.11%) DMZ
4 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.11%) IGRP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Network Design
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) SIEM
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) B2B
3 2 (11.11%) SABSA
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-business
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) ISACA
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
2 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCSE
2 1 (5.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap
1 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
5 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) IronPort
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) McAfee
7 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.56%) BT
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