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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 153 150 198
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Median daily rate £450 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £640 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 3 December 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 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) WAN
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (41.38%) Network Architecture
5 11 (37.93%) CCIE
6 9 (31.03%) LAN
6 9 (31.03%) Law
6 9 (31.03%) CCDE
7 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
7 8 (27.59%) Network Design
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) Legal
8 7 (24.14%) Citrix
8 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
9 6 (20.69%) Network Security
9 6 (20.69%) Unified Communications
10 5 (17.24%) Banking
10 5 (17.24%) IPsec
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 5 (17.24%) SaaS
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (13.79%) VPN
11 4 (13.79%) DNS
11 4 (13.79%) MPLS
11 4 (13.79%) Validation
12 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft

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 (10.34%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) WAN
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 6 (20.69%) Network Security
4 6 (20.69%) Unified Communications
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) IPsec
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
7 2 (6.90%) HSRP
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.45%) Multicast
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (3.45%) VRRP
General
1 9 (31.03%) Law
2 7 (24.14%) Legal
3 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Architecture
2 8 (27.59%) Network Design
2 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Compliance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCIE
3 9 (31.03%) CCDE
4 1 (3.45%) CCDA
4 1 (3.45%) CCDP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (3.45%) Aruba
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint