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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Architect
UK
Rank 563 595 601
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 31 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.065% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.069% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 8
Median daily rate £500 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £459 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £625 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £600 £438
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +37.14%
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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 16 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +38 28 £483 -8.09% 3
London +25 17 £500 -4.76% 3
South East +19 7 £444 -25.95%
Berkshire +23 4 £425 -
West Midlands +4 4 £506 -3.57%
Edinburgh - 3 £540 -
Scotland - 3 £540 -
Hampshire +6 2 £464 -24.32%
City of London -1 2 £575 +9.52% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £464 -
Reading +9 1 £475 -
Coventry -6 1 £500 -20.00%
Warwick - 1 £513 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £513 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 54 (65.06%) Cisco
2 49 (59.04%) Network Security
3 36 (43.37%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (37.35%) MPLS
5 30 (36.14%) Firewall
6 29 (34.94%) WAN
7 26 (31.33%) LAN
7 26 (31.33%) CCIE
8 21 (25.30%) CCNP
8 21 (25.30%) Windows
9 18 (21.69%) CheckPoint
10 17 (20.48%) Network Design
11 16 (19.28%) TOGAF
11 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (18.07%) MCSE
12 15 (18.07%) Dynamics NAV
12 15 (18.07%) VMware
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
13 14 (16.87%) Retail
13 14 (16.87%) VPN
14 13 (15.66%) Finance
15 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
16 11 (13.25%) DMZ
16 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.25%) Wireless
16 11 (13.25%) F5
17 10 (12.05%) Internet
18 9 (10.84%) Juniper
18 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Architecture
18 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure

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 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.23%) Office 365
4 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.04%) Network Security
2 31 (37.35%) MPLS
3 30 (36.14%) Firewall
4 29 (34.94%) WAN
5 26 (31.33%) LAN
6 14 (16.87%) VPN
7 11 (13.25%) DMZ
7 11 (13.25%) Wireless
8 10 (12.05%) Internet
9 7 (8.43%) SAN
10 6 (7.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (7.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (7.23%) WLAN
11 5 (6.02%) BGP
11 5 (6.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (3.61%) NetScaler
13 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.41%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (2.41%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (2.41%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.20%) DocumentDB
General
1 14 (16.87%) Retail
2 13 (15.66%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) .NET
1 1 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.02%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) BYOD
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Solaris
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Network Design
2 16 (19.28%) TOGAF
3 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
5 6 (7.23%) Information Security
5 6 (7.23%) ITIL
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (4.82%) Network Management
7 4 (4.82%) Presales
7 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.61%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.61%) Scrum
8 3 (3.61%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (3.61%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (2.41%) ERP
9 2 (2.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.20%) C
1 1 (1.20%) Java
1 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.20%) PHP
1 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (31.33%) CCIE
3 21 (25.30%) CCNP
4 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (18.07%) MCSE
6 7 (8.43%) CISSP
6 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.02%) CCNA
9 4 (4.82%) CLAS
9 4 (4.82%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.61%) CISA
10 3 (3.61%) CISM
10 3 (3.61%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.61%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.20%) CCDP
12 1 (1.20%) Degree
12 1 (1.20%) MCSA
12 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.20%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.20%) Firmware
4 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Cisco
2 18 (21.69%) CheckPoint
3 15 (18.07%) VMware
4 11 (13.25%) F5
4 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.84%) Juniper
6 8 (9.64%) Palo Alto
7 6 (7.23%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.02%) Citrix
8 5 (6.02%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.02%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.82%) HP
10 3 (3.61%) Aruba
11 2 (2.41%) AlgoSec
11 2 (2.41%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.41%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.41%) ScanSafe
11 2 (2.41%) Splunk
11 2 (2.41%) Symantec
12 1 (1.20%) Mercator