The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 187 215 213
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.046% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £435 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £435 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £435 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5250 6553 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.82% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4822 5161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 170 169
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 £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Network Architect
London

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Network Design
6 2 (14.29%) CCSA
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) CISM
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
6 2 (14.29%) JNCIE
6 2 (14.29%) CCSE
6 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) ISACA

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) Multicast
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) RSVP
4 1 (7.14%) Extranet
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) IPv4
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
3 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Ergonomics
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) CCSA
4 2 (14.29%) CCSE
4 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
4 2 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) ISACA
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Vyatta
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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