The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Architect
Rank 581 612 608
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 47 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.059% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.063% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 18
Median daily rate £450 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £625 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £506 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
47474 52672 53743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31013 33568 33961
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1672 2047 2214
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Network Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Security Architect in the job title.

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 2 December 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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 46 £450 -14.28% 3
South East +36 19 £450 -16.27% 2
London -4 19 £500 -4.76% 1
Surrey - 11 £450 -
Berkshire +14 6 £438 -18.60% 2
North West +11 5 £450 -28.00%
Cheshire +13 3 £400 -36.00%
Yorkshire +21 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £500 -
Scotland - 2 £500 -
Hampshire +16 1 £475 -20.83%
Fareham -6 1 £475 -20.83%
City of London -7 1 £525 -16.00% 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £450 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £450 - 1
South West - 1 - -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Network Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Network Security Architect in the job title.

1 60 (57.14%) Cisco
2 57 (54.29%) Network Security
3 47 (44.76%) Firewall
4 40 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (31.43%) MPLS
5 33 (31.43%) WAN
6 30 (28.57%) CCIE
7 29 (27.62%) LAN
7 29 (27.62%) Juniper
8 28 (26.67%) Network Design
9 24 (22.86%) CCNP
10 23 (21.90%) Windows
10 23 (21.90%) Palo Alto
11 21 (20.00%) F5
12 19 (18.10%) CheckPoint
12 19 (18.10%) PKI
13 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (17.14%) JNCIS
14 17 (16.19%) TOGAF
14 17 (16.19%) VMware
14 17 (16.19%) VPN
14 17 (16.19%) Windows Server
15 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
15 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
15 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (14.29%) MCSE
16 15 (14.29%) Retail
16 15 (14.29%) JNCIA
16 15 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
17 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.62%) Office 365
4 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.86%) IaaS
4 3 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (1.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.95%) G Suite
6 1 (0.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 57 (54.29%) Network Security
2 47 (44.76%) Firewall
3 33 (31.43%) MPLS
3 33 (31.43%) WAN
4 29 (27.62%) LAN
5 17 (16.19%) VPN
6 13 (12.38%) IPsec
7 11 (10.48%) Wireless
8 10 (9.52%) Internet
8 10 (9.52%) LDAP
9 8 (7.62%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (6.67%) BGP
10 7 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (6.67%) SAN
11 6 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (5.71%) WLAN
12 3 (2.86%) DMZ
13 2 (1.90%) Cisco Wireless
13 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) Big Data
2 1 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
General
1 15 (14.29%) Retail
2 13 (12.38%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Billing
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) PKI
2 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
3 11 (10.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (9.52%) YubiKey
5 4 (3.81%) CESG
6 3 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.95%) BYOD
8 1 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.95%) NHS
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 17 (16.19%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) Network Design
2 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (16.19%) TOGAF
4 14 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 13 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (10.48%) Change Management
7 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 9 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 9 (8.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 8 (7.62%) ITIL
9 8 (7.62%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.76%) Change Control
12 5 (4.76%) Information Security
12 5 (4.76%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) Security Architecture
12 5 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.95%) C
1 1 (0.95%) Java
1 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (28.57%) CCIE
3 24 (22.86%) CCNP
4 18 (17.14%) JNCIS
5 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
6 15 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 15 (14.29%) MCSE
7 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.62%) CISSP
9 7 (6.67%) JNCIP
10 6 (5.71%) CCNA
11 5 (4.76%) CLAS
12 4 (3.81%) CCSE
13 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
14 2 (1.90%) CISM
14 2 (1.90%) CRISC
14 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) Firmware
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.95%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (57.14%) Cisco
2 29 (27.62%) Juniper
3 23 (21.90%) Palo Alto
4 21 (20.00%) F5
5 19 (18.10%) CheckPoint
6 17 (16.19%) VMware
7 13 (12.38%) Aerohive Networks
8 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 8 (7.62%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.71%) Aruba
10 6 (5.71%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.76%) HP
11 5 (4.76%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.86%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.90%) Akamai
13 2 (1.90%) Citrix
14 1 (0.95%) ArcSight
14 1 (0.95%) FireEye
14 1 (0.95%) Google
14 1 (0.95%) Qualys