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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Architect
Rank 588 653 623
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 73 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.018% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 5 11
Median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £418 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £572 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £438 £500
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 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 30 July 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 +76 65 £538 +19.44% 3
London +36 41 £525 -4.54% 3
South East +29 15 £550 +33.33%
Berkshire +2 8 £550 +33.33%
East of England +24 4 £575 -
Reading +8 4 £550 +33.33%
City of London +51 3 £525 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £575 -
Wales - 3 £650 -
South West +6 2 £665 +47.77%
Swansea - 2 £665 -
East Midlands - 2 £553 -
West Wales - 2 £665 -
Bristol - 2 £665 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £553 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £525 -
Fareham - 2 £525 -
Watford - 2 £600 -
Nottingham - 2 £553 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £600 -
Scotland -1 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £433 -
Leeds - 1 £700 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £700 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £433 -
Maidenhead - 1 £575 -
Feltham - 1 - -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 63 (65.63%) Firewall
2 57 (59.38%) Network Security
3 45 (46.88%) Juniper
4 30 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 28 (29.17%) PKI
5 28 (29.17%) Palo Alto
6 27 (28.13%) Network Design
7 25 (26.04%) IPsec
7 25 (26.04%) F5
8 24 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
9 23 (23.96%) Load Balancing
9 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
9 23 (23.96%) Change Management
10 22 (22.92%) JNCIS
11 21 (21.88%) Cisco
12 20 (20.83%) JNCIA
13 19 (19.79%) LDAP
13 19 (19.79%) YubiKey
13 19 (19.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 17 (17.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
14 17 (17.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 13 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (13.54%) CheckPoint
15 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
16 12 (12.50%) CISSP
16 12 (12.50%) LAN
17 11 (11.46%) WAN
18 10 (10.42%) Security Architecture
18 10 (10.42%) Wireless

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 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) iPlanet
2 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.04%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
4 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Office 365
4 2 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 63 (65.63%) Firewall
2 57 (59.38%) Network Security
3 25 (26.04%) IPsec
4 19 (19.79%) LDAP
5 12 (12.50%) LAN
6 11 (11.46%) WAN
7 10 (10.42%) Wireless
8 7 (7.29%) VPN
9 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.17%) MPLS
10 4 (4.17%) SSL
11 3 (3.13%) BGP
11 3 (3.13%) DNS
11 3 (3.13%) SAN
12 2 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.08%) DHCP
12 2 (2.08%) OSPF
12 2 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Big Data
1 1 (1.04%) DB2
1 1 (1.04%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (1.04%) NonStop SQL
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.04%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) PKI
2 19 (19.79%) YubiKey
3 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.17%) CESG
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) AS400
7 1 (1.04%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.04%) FMCG
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) AIX
4 1 (1.04%) Solaris
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (28.13%) Network Design
3 23 (23.96%) Change Management
3 23 (23.96%) Load Balancing
4 19 (19.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 17 (17.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 17 (17.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 10 (10.42%) Security Architecture
7 9 (9.38%) Information Security
7 9 (9.38%) ITIL
7 9 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 8 (8.33%) Change Control
8 8 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.17%) Service Management
11 4 (4.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
3 22 (22.92%) JNCIS
4 20 (20.83%) JNCIA
5 13 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (12.50%) CISSP
7 9 (9.38%) CCNP
8 7 (7.29%) CCIE
9 6 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (4.17%) CISMP
10 4 (4.17%) Degree
10 4 (4.17%) ISSAP
11 2 (2.08%) CCSE
11 2 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.08%) CISM
11 2 (2.08%) CRISC
11 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.08%) MCSE
11 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) GxP
3 1 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.04%) Nessus
3 1 (1.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Juniper
2 28 (29.17%) Palo Alto
3 25 (26.04%) F5
4 24 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 21 (21.88%) Cisco
6 13 (13.54%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.17%) VMware
8 3 (3.13%) Aruba
8 3 (3.13%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.08%) Akamai
9 2 (2.08%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.08%) HP
9 2 (2.08%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle
9 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.04%) IBM
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.04%) SAP