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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 186 192 220
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.10% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.11% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £563 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £469 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
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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
5247 5287 6553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.38% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3878 4847
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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
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 7 July 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) Wireless
6 7 (35.00%) VoIP
7 6 (30.00%) Avaya
7 6 (30.00%) Nortel
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Nokia
7 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (30.00%) Symantec
7 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (30.00%) Network Design
7 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (25.00%) ProxySG
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Network Security
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
10 3 (15.00%) FCoE
10 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) VLAN
10 3 (15.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) WAN
3 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 8 (40.00%) Wireless
4 7 (35.00%) VoIP
5 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 6 (30.00%) SAN
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.00%) FCoE
7 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (15.00%) VLAN
7 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (5.00%) 4G
9 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCDP
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
1 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Nortel
2 6 (30.00%) Nokia
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (30.00%) Symantec
2 6 (30.00%) Avaya
2 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Radware
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