The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Architect
Rank 575 543 580
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 12 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.002% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate £500 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £526
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 - £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 15 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -77 11 £500 - 3
London - 5 £525 - 2
South East - 3 £438 -
West Midlands -15 1 £508 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -

Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Network Security
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
4 10 (40.00%) Juniper
4 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (24.00%) CCIE
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) F5
6 5 (20.00%) McAfee
6 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) CISSP
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.00%) Aruba
8 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
8 3 (12.00%) LDAP

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Network Security
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) OSPF
4 4 (16.00%) BGP
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) LDAP
5 3 (12.00%) MPLS
5 3 (12.00%) TACACS
6 2 (8.00%) SSL
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.00%) Junos
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) CESG
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (24.00%) CCIE
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
4 3 (12.00%) CISM
5 2 (8.00%) CISA
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) CCDE
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) ISACA
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) CCNP
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CCSA
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Juniper
2 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) McAfee
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (12.00%) Aruba
5 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
5 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) IronPort
7 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint
7 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
London
Acumin
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago