The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Architect
Rank 641 632 607
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 23 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.026% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.028% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Average daily rate £525 £440 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £483 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £440 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Network Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Network Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Architect
Top 19 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +7 23 £525 +19.31% 2
London -17 10 £518 +16.61% 2
South East -7 9 £535 +12.63%
Berkshire +2 4 - -
North West -9 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £445 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Manchester -5 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £625 -
Cheshire -6 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £433 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £625 -
Gosport - 1 - -
Malvern - 1 £525 -
Worcestershire - 1 £525 -
West Midlands - 1 £525 -

Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 36 (72.00%) Network Security
2 32 (64.00%) Firewall
3 21 (42.00%) Cisco
4 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (28.00%) LAN
6 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (20.00%) WAN
7 10 (20.00%) Network Design
7 10 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 8 (16.00%) DNS
8 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (16.00%) Juniper
9 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (12.00%) VLAN
10 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (12.00%) Wireless
10 6 (12.00%) Internet
10 6 (12.00%) MPLS
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.00%) HTTPS
11 5 (10.00%) VPN
11 5 (10.00%) CCNP
11 5 (10.00%) HTTP
11 5 (10.00%) SAN
12 4 (8.00%) DMZ
12 4 (8.00%) NetApp
12 4 (8.00%) Service Management
12 4 (8.00%) DHCP

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessWare
1 1 (2.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (72.00%) Network Security
2 32 (64.00%) Firewall
3 14 (28.00%) LAN
4 10 (20.00%) WAN
5 8 (16.00%) DNS
6 6 (12.00%) Internet
6 6 (12.00%) MPLS
6 6 (12.00%) VLAN
6 6 (12.00%) Wireless
7 5 (10.00%) HTTP
7 5 (10.00%) HTTPS
7 5 (10.00%) SAN
7 5 (10.00%) VPN
8 4 (8.00%) DHCP
8 4 (8.00%) DMZ
8 4 (8.00%) Multicast
8 4 (8.00%) NAS
8 4 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (6.00%) SSH
9 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) DB2
1 1 (2.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) AIX
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Network Design
1 10 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (8.00%) Data Security
3 4 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (8.00%) Service Management
3 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.00%) Change Management
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
5 2 (4.00%) MODAF
5 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.00%) Network Management
5 2 (4.00%) Security Management
5 2 (4.00%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) CCIE
5 2 (4.00%) CISSP
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.00%) CCDP
6 1 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) CCSP
6 1 (2.00%) CEH
6 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CISM
6 1 (2.00%) MCSE
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) GxP
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) ClearTrust
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.00%) OPNET
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (16.00%) Juniper
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) NetApp
6 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.00%) BEA
8 1 (2.00%) Brocade
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Vitria
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