The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 151 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 24 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 4
Median daily rate £525 £511 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.59% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.62% -
Network Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3291 5171 5568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.07% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 4037 4013
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 78 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Network 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 City of London region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 22 (64.71%) WAN
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) LAN
3 15 (44.12%) Network Design
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (26.47%) CCIE
6 9 (26.47%) Network Architecture
7 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 8 (23.53%) CCDE
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) Law
8 7 (20.59%) Citrix
9 6 (17.65%) Legal
9 6 (17.65%) IPsec
9 6 (17.65%) Banking
10 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
10 5 (14.71%) SaaS
10 5 (14.71%) Juniper
10 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
11 4 (11.76%) F5
11 4 (11.76%) Wireless Security
11 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
11 4 (11.76%) DHCP
11 4 (11.76%) Wireless
11 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 3 (8.82%) Network Security

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) WAN
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) LAN
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (17.65%) IPsec
6 5 (14.71%) Unified Communications
7 4 (11.76%) DHCP
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless Security
8 3 (8.82%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) MPLS
8 3 (8.82%) Network Security
8 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.88%) LDAP
10 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.94%) HSRP
10 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
1 8 (23.53%) Law
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 6 (17.65%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) YubiKey
4 1 (2.94%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Network Design
2 9 (26.47%) Network Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Compliance Management
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) CCIE
3 8 (23.53%) CCDE
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) Juniper
4 4 (11.76%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.82%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint