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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Architect
UK
Rank 572 589 583
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 28 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.057% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.060% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 11
Median daily rate £483 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.09% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £467 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 10 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 18 January 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 +20 25 £479 -8.80% 2
London +12 18 £500 -4.76% 2
South East +19 6 £425 -29.16%
Berkshire +12 5 £425 -
Edinburgh - 3 £540 -
Scotland - 3 £540 -
Cheshire +22 1 £450 -
North West +17 1 £450 -
Reading +12 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 60 (70.59%) Cisco
2 51 (60.00%) Network Security
3 38 (44.71%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (40.00%) Firewall
5 32 (37.65%) MPLS
6 30 (35.29%) WAN
7 29 (34.12%) CCIE
8 26 (30.59%) LAN
9 22 (25.88%) CCNP
10 21 (24.71%) Windows
10 21 (24.71%) CheckPoint
11 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (18.82%) VPN
12 16 (18.82%) Finance
12 16 (18.82%) VMware
12 16 (18.82%) TOGAF
12 16 (18.82%) Network Design
12 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
13 15 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
13 15 (17.65%) MCSE
14 14 (16.47%) Juniper
14 14 (16.47%) Retail
15 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
16 12 (14.12%) Wireless
17 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
17 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
17 11 (12.94%) Palo Alto
18 10 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 10 (11.76%) F5
18 10 (11.76%) Internet

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 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.24%) Office 365
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Akamai
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (60.00%) Network Security
2 34 (40.00%) Firewall
3 32 (37.65%) MPLS
4 30 (35.29%) WAN
5 26 (30.59%) LAN
6 16 (18.82%) VPN
7 12 (14.12%) Wireless
8 10 (11.76%) Internet
9 9 (10.59%) DMZ
10 8 (9.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (9.41%) SAN
11 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (7.06%) BGP
12 6 (7.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (7.06%) WLAN
13 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (3.53%) NetScaler
15 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (2.35%) Cisco ISE
15 2 (2.35%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (9.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.18%) BYOD
5 1 (1.18%) CESG
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Network Design
1 16 (18.82%) TOGAF
2 11 (12.94%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (8.24%) ITIL
3 7 (8.24%) Security Architecture
3 7 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (4.71%) Presales
7 3 (3.53%) Data Security
7 3 (3.53%) Information Security
7 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.53%) Network Management
7 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.53%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.53%) Scrum
7 3 (3.53%) Service Management
7 3 (3.53%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) Java
1 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (44.71%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (34.12%) CCIE
3 22 (25.88%) CCNP
4 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (17.65%) MCSE
6 6 (7.06%) CCNA
6 6 (7.06%) CISSP
6 6 (7.06%) JNCIP
6 6 (7.06%) JNCIS
6 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.71%) CLAS
8 4 (4.71%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.53%) CCSE
10 2 (2.35%) CISM
10 2 (2.35%) MCSA
10 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.18%) CISA
11 1 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (1.18%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Cisco
2 21 (24.71%) CheckPoint
3 16 (18.82%) VMware
4 14 (16.47%) Juniper
5 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (12.94%) Palo Alto
6 10 (11.76%) F5
7 7 (8.24%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.88%) Aruba
8 5 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.71%) Citrix
10 2 (2.35%) AlgoSec
10 2 (2.35%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.35%) ScanSafe
10 2 (2.35%) Symantec
11 1 (1.18%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (1.18%) Qualys
11 1 (1.18%) Splunk