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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Architect
Rank 591 645 615
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 66 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.028% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.029% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 20
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £401 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +78 65 £450 -5.26% 2
London +20 32 £500 +2.56% 2
South East +38 26 £450 +12.50%
Surrey - 13 £450 -
Berkshire +17 10 £450 +9.09%
Reading +16 3 £550 +33.33%
North West - 3 £450 -
East of England - 3 £600 -
Hampshire +16 2 £500 +42.85%
City of London +12 2 £538 -14.00%
Scotland +11 2 £500 +17.64%
Hertfordshire - 2 £600 -
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £500 -
Fareham - 2 £500 -
Watford - 2 £600 -
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
Crawley - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 £575 -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 £330 -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 67 (57.76%) Firewall
2 60 (51.72%) Network Security
3 46 (39.66%) Cisco
3 46 (39.66%) Juniper
4 37 (31.90%) Network Design
5 32 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (27.59%) PKI
5 32 (27.59%) Palo Alto
6 29 (25.00%) F5
7 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
8 25 (21.55%) CCIE
9 24 (20.69%) MPLS
9 24 (20.69%) IPsec
9 24 (20.69%) JNCIS
9 24 (20.69%) Aerohive Networks
10 23 (19.83%) Load Balancing
11 22 (18.97%) Change Management
12 21 (18.10%) JNCIA
12 21 (18.10%) CCNP
12 21 (18.10%) WAN
12 21 (18.10%) SC Cleared
13 20 (17.24%) LAN
14 19 (16.38%) Windows
14 19 (16.38%) LDAP
14 19 (16.38%) YubiKey
14 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 17 (14.66%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 17 (14.66%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 16 (13.79%) CheckPoint

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 (2.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.17%) Office 365
4 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.59%) IaaS
4 3 (2.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 67 (57.76%) Firewall
2 60 (51.72%) Network Security
3 24 (20.69%) IPsec
3 24 (20.69%) MPLS
4 21 (18.10%) WAN
5 20 (17.24%) LAN
6 19 (16.38%) LDAP
7 14 (12.07%) VPN
7 14 (12.07%) Wireless
8 6 (5.17%) BGP
8 6 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (5.17%) Internet
8 6 (5.17%) SAN
8 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (3.45%) SSL
10 4 (3.45%) WLAN
11 2 (1.72%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Big Data
2 1 (0.86%) NonStop SQL
General
1 13 (11.21%) Retail
2 10 (8.62%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.59%) PKI
2 19 (16.38%) YubiKey
3 16 (13.79%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.45%) CESG
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.86%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) NHS
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 15 (12.93%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.59%) Linux
4 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.90%) Network Design
2 32 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (19.83%) Load Balancing
4 22 (18.97%) Change Management
5 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 17 (14.66%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 17 (14.66%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 14 (12.07%) TOGAF
8 10 (8.62%) ITIL
9 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (7.76%) Information Security
9 9 (7.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (6.90%) Capacity Management
10 8 (6.90%) Change Control
10 8 (6.90%) Compliance Management
10 8 (6.90%) Security Architecture
10 8 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.86%) C
1 1 (0.86%) Java
1 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
3 25 (21.55%) CCIE
4 24 (20.69%) JNCIS
5 21 (18.10%) CCNP
5 21 (18.10%) JNCIA
5 21 (18.10%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (12.93%) MCSE
8 13 (11.21%) CISSP
9 6 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (3.45%) CCNA
10 4 (3.45%) CCSE
10 4 (3.45%) CISMP
10 4 (3.45%) ISSAP
10 4 (3.45%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.59%) Degree
12 2 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.72%) CRISC
12 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (39.66%) Cisco
1 46 (39.66%) Juniper
2 32 (27.59%) Palo Alto
3 29 (25.00%) F5
4 24 (20.69%) Aerohive Networks
5 16 (13.79%) CheckPoint
6 15 (12.93%) VMware
7 5 (4.31%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.45%) Aruba
8 4 (3.45%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.59%) Akamai
9 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.59%) HP
9 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.72%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.86%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.86%) Citrix
11 1 (0.86%) FireEye
11 1 (0.86%) Google
11 1 (0.86%) Ruckus Wireless