Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 243 242
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.028% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.030% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
City of London median daily rate £425 £618 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.23% +17.71% -16.00%
10th Percentile £413 £590 £486
90th Percentile £438 £666 £564
Central London median daily rate £425 £618 £525
% change year-on-year -31.23% +17.71% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,631 6,649 6,370
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 94.67% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,262 5,253 5,069
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 95 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.96% -4.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £11.40
90th Percentile £26.70 £29.18 £42.90
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.60% +6.18% -5.56%

Network Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Network Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Architect in the City of London

Network Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security Architect in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Architect in the City of London

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, Network Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Network Security Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Firepower

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave