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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
London / City of London
Rank 140 146 186
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 13 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.031% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.033% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £575 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +61.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £507 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
2797 3044 4987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.63% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2217 2401 3823
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) CCIE
5 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (19.05%) Validation
7 4 (19.05%) Network Design
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 4 (19.05%) CCDE
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
8 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
8 3 (14.29%) F5
8 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) DMZ
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
9 2 (9.52%) Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Law
9 2 (9.52%) Legal
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) SQL

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 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (14.29%) DMZ
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) Converged Networks
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) ICMP
7 1 (4.76%) SNMP
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Law
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) People Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCIE
3 4 (19.05%) CCDE
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCDA
5 1 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Arista
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper