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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Architect
Rank 598 626 617
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 50 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.017% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 3 7
Median daily rate £538 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £510 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £579 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £587 £494
% change year-on-year
-6.27% +18.84%
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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 27 June 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
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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 +32 42 £550 +4.76% 5
London +17 24 £531 +1.19% 2
South East - 10 £540 - 2
Berkshire - 4 £530 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £575 -
North West - 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 £650 -
City of London +34 2 £513 +2.50%
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
South West - 2 £665 -
Swansea - 2 £665 -
West Wales - 2 £665 -
Bristol - 2 £665 -
East of England +16 1 £550 -
Scotland -17 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £700 -
East Midlands - 1 £680 -
South Wales - 1 £499 -
Newport - 1 £499 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 £680 -
Staines - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £433 -
Leeds - 1 £700 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £700 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £680 -

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 54 (70.13%) Firewall
2 45 (58.44%) Network Security
3 30 (38.96%) Juniper
4 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
5 22 (28.57%) Network Design
6 20 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (25.97%) Cisco
7 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
8 17 (22.08%) PKI
9 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
9 16 (20.78%) Palo Alto
10 15 (19.48%) IPsec
10 15 (19.48%) Change Management
11 14 (18.18%) LAN
11 14 (18.18%) F5
12 13 (16.88%) Aerohive Networks
12 13 (16.88%) Wireless
13 12 (15.58%) WAN
13 12 (15.58%) JNCIS
13 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
14 11 (14.29%) JNCIA
14 11 (14.29%) LDAP
14 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
14 11 (14.29%) YubiKey
14 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 10 (12.99%) CISSP
15 10 (12.99%) Security Architecture
16 9 (11.69%) Information Security
16 9 (11.69%) VPN

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 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.30%) IIS
1 1 (1.30%) iPlanet
1 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (70.13%) Firewall
2 45 (58.44%) Network Security
3 15 (19.48%) IPsec
4 14 (18.18%) LAN
5 13 (16.88%) Wireless
6 12 (15.58%) WAN
7 11 (14.29%) LDAP
8 9 (11.69%) VPN
9 6 (7.79%) DNS
9 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.49%) Internet
10 5 (6.49%) MPLS
10 5 (6.49%) SSL
11 4 (5.19%) DHCP
11 4 (5.19%) SAN
11 4 (5.19%) VLAN
12 3 (3.90%) BGP
12 3 (3.90%) SSH
12 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Big Data
1 1 (1.30%) DB2
1 1 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) PKI
2 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
3 11 (14.29%) YubiKey
4 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) AS400
6 1 (1.30%) CESG
6 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.30%) FMCG
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Network Design
2 20 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (19.48%) Change Management
4 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
5 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 10 (12.99%) Security Architecture
7 9 (11.69%) Information Security
7 9 (11.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 9 (11.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 7 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (9.09%) ITIL
8 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.19%) Change Control
10 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
11 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
11 3 (3.90%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.58%) JNCIS
4 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 10 (12.99%) CISSP
6 8 (10.39%) CCNP
7 5 (6.49%) CCIE
8 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (5.19%) CISMP
8 4 (5.19%) Degree
8 4 (5.19%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.60%) CCNA
9 2 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.60%) MCSE
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.30%) CCDP
10 1 (1.30%) CCSP
10 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) GxP
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.30%) OPNET
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Juniper
2 20 (25.97%) Cisco
3 16 (20.78%) Palo Alto
4 14 (18.18%) F5
5 13 (16.88%) Aerohive Networks
6 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.60%) Aruba
9 2 (2.60%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.60%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.60%) NetApp
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle
9 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.60%) VMware
10 1 (1.30%) BEA
10 1 (1.30%) CA
10 1 (1.30%) HP
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
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