The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 145 152 191
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +39
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 14 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 18
Median daily rate £450 £471 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £230 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £616 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £43.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-66.12% -13.00%
Network Architecture
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2818 2875 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.33% 83.92% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2237 2303 3677
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Architecture
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 Architecture across the City of London region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Architecture
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 Architecture across the City of London region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 11 (42.31%) CCIE
4 10 (38.46%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) WAN
7 7 (26.92%) Juniper
7 7 (26.92%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) F5
7 7 (26.92%) CCDE
8 6 (23.08%) Change Management
8 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (23.08%) Palo Alto
9 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
9 5 (19.23%) Network Security
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (19.23%) Aruba
9 5 (19.23%) BGP
9 5 (19.23%) OSPF
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) LAN
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP

Network Architecture
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 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (19.23%) BGP
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (19.23%) DHCP
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security
5 5 (19.23%) OSPF
5 5 (19.23%) SSL
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless
6 4 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 4 (15.38%) IPsec
7 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.54%) HTTP
7 3 (11.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
1 12 (46.15%) Network Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 4 (15.38%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCIE
3 7 (26.92%) CCDE
4 3 (11.54%) CISM
4 3 (11.54%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) CCNP
5 2 (7.69%) CCSA
5 2 (7.69%) CCSE
5 2 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) Juniper
5 6 (23.08%) Palo Alto
6 5 (19.23%) Aruba
7 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 4 (15.38%) FireEye
7 4 (15.38%) TippingPoint
7 4 (15.38%) Tufin
8 3 (11.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (11.54%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (11.54%) LogLogic
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Radianz
8 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
8 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.69%) Meraki
10 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow