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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Architect
Rank 606 598 603
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 37 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.023% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 6
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £579 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £587 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.68% +38.07%
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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 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 28 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 31 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
(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 +15 32 £530 +0.95% 3
London +20 18 £525 - 1
South East -12 9 £540 -
North West -13 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 £575 -
City of London +39 2 £513 +2.50% 1
Berkshire -3 2 £530 -
Manchester -15 2 - - 1
Reading -12 1 £530 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £680 -
Staines - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £433 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £680 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £445 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £433 -
Croydon - 1 £433 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £680 -
West Wales - 1 £680 -
East Midlands - 1 £680 -
South West - 1 £680 -
Wales - 1 £680 -
Swansea - 1 £680 -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 53 (75.71%) Firewall
2 46 (65.71%) Network Security
3 26 (37.14%) Juniper
4 20 (28.57%) Network Design
5 18 (25.71%) Cisco
5 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
6 15 (21.43%) PKI
7 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 14 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 13 (18.57%) IPsec
8 13 (18.57%) Change Management
8 13 (18.57%) LAN
9 12 (17.14%) Wireless
9 12 (17.14%) F5
10 11 (15.71%) Security Architecture
10 11 (15.71%) Aerohive Networks
10 11 (15.71%) WAN
10 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
11 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
12 9 (12.86%) YubiKey
12 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (12.86%) LDAP
12 9 (12.86%) JNCIA
12 9 (12.86%) JNCIS
13 8 (11.43%) VPN
13 8 (11.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 8 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.43%) IIS
1 1 (1.43%) iPlanet
1 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (75.71%) Firewall
2 46 (65.71%) Network Security
3 13 (18.57%) IPsec
3 13 (18.57%) LAN
4 12 (17.14%) Wireless
5 11 (15.71%) WAN
6 9 (12.86%) LDAP
7 8 (11.43%) VPN
8 6 (8.57%) DNS
8 6 (8.57%) Internet
9 5 (7.14%) HTTP
9 5 (7.14%) HTTPS
9 5 (7.14%) SSL
10 4 (5.71%) DHCP
10 4 (5.71%) DMZ
10 4 (5.71%) MPLS
10 4 (5.71%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (5.71%) SAN
10 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) DB2
1 1 (1.43%) DB2 UDB
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.43%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) PKI
2 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.86%) YubiKey
4 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) AS400
6 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.43%) FMCG
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) AIX
3 1 (1.43%) Solaris
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Network Design
2 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.57%) Change Management
4 11 (15.71%) Security Architecture
5 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 8 (11.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 7 (10.00%) Information Security
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.14%) ITIL
10 4 (5.71%) Change Control
10 4 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.71%) Data Security
10 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
11 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (4.29%) OWASP
11 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.86%) JNCIA
3 9 (12.86%) JNCIS
4 7 (10.00%) CISSP
5 6 (8.57%) CCNP
6 4 (5.71%) CCIE
7 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.29%) CISMP
7 3 (4.29%) Degree
7 3 (4.29%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.86%) CCNA
8 2 (2.86%) MCSE
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.43%) CCDP
9 1 (1.43%) CCSP
9 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.43%) OPNET
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Juniper
2 18 (25.71%) Cisco
3 14 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 12 (17.14%) F5
5 11 (15.71%) Aerohive Networks
5 11 (15.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.29%) VMware
8 2 (2.86%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.86%) NetApp
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle
8 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.43%) BEA
9 1 (1.43%) CA
9 1 (1.43%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.43%) Symantec
9 1 (1.43%) Vitria