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 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Architect
Rank 598 577 603
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 15 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£475 £406 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £351 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £360 £390
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -7.69%
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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 11 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 September 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
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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 -21 15 £475 +15.15% 2
South West - 3 £450 -
Berkshire +4 1 £500 -
South East -4 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (100.00%) Network Security
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) F5
5 6 (27.27%) Network Design
5 6 (27.27%) Sourcefire
6 5 (22.73%) Juniper
6 5 (22.73%) SIEM
7 4 (18.18%) ArcSight
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) NGN
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
8 3 (13.64%) Information Security
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (9.09%) SABSA
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) Change Control
9 2 (9.09%) ATM

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (100.00%) Network Security
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (18.18%) NGN
3 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (9.09%) IGRP
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (9.09%) DMZ
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) Extranet
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) ATM
5 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) SIEM
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) B2B
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) SABSA
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) E-business
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCSP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) F5
3 6 (27.27%) Sourcefire
4 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) ArcSight
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.09%) IronPort
8 1 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (4.55%) BT
8 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
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