The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 190 227 213
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 10 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.054% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.059% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Average daily rate
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£525 £459 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £366 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £552 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) CCIE
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Network Design
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) WLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Multicast
7 2 (13.33%) ISACA
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) CISM
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Broadband
7 2 (13.33%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) Multicast
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) Broadband
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) DSL
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) IPv4
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCIE
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISACA
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CCSA
2 2 (13.33%) CCSE
2 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
2 2 (13.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Vyatta
4 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
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