Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Architect was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% 0.079% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.084% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Reading median daily rate £480 - £550
Berkshire median daily rate £480 £663 £450
% change year-on-year -27.55% +47.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,371 1,184 1,372
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.92% 93.30% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 693 740
Reading median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £190 £251 £227
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 59 80
Reading median hourly rate £21.95 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.38% - -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.30 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +37.93% - -32.71%

Network Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Architect in Reading

Network Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Architect in Reading

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 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 Reading region featuring Network Security Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) CCDE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen

Network Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDE
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE Security
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec