The median contractor rate for a Network Security Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 581 620
Rank change year-on-year -17 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 3 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.085% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.089% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 2
Median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £680 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 £587
% change year-on-year +4.54% -6.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Network Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Security Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Architect in England

Network Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Architect in England

Network Security Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Architect in England

Network Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
South East +6 1 £525 -2.77%
London -20 1 £600 +12.94% 1
Network Security Architect
UK

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the England region featuring Network Security Architect in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Network Security
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) DMZ
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) CCNP
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.86%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) CISSP
7 3 (10.71%) Forcepoint
7 3 (10.71%) DAB
7 3 (10.71%) CISA
7 3 (10.71%) CISM
7 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.71%) Network Design
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security
7 3 (10.71%) Juniper
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) DNS
7 3 (10.71%) SSL
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Network Management
7 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
7 3 (10.71%) Boundary Protection

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) Network Security
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) DMZ
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) DAB
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 3 (10.71%) SSL
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) BGP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
1 1 (3.57%) DocumentDB
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Swedish Language
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) Boundary Protection
2 3 (10.71%) Information Security
2 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
2 3 (10.71%) Network Design
2 3 (10.71%) Network Management
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Microservices
4 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Governance
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNP
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CISA
2 3 (10.71%) CISM
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE Security
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) F5
3 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.71%) Forcepoint
4 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) New Relic
6 1 (3.57%) Nortel
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
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