The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 187 214 207
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 8 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.056% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.061% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £505 £489
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £449 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £561 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £428 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5279 6592 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.18% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4844 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 162 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.70 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Network Architect
London

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect across the City of London region.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIE
5 2 (14.29%) ISACA
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Multicast
5 2 (14.29%) CISM
5 2 (14.29%) CCSE
5 2 (14.29%) CCSA
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) CCNP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) Multicast
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) WLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Broadband
5 1 (7.14%) Extranet
5 1 (7.14%) Intranet
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
3 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Ergonomics
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIE
2 2 (14.29%) ISACA
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
2 2 (14.29%) CCSE
2 2 (14.29%) CCSA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Vyatta
4 1 (7.14%) F5
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