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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 186 202 208
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.050% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.065% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £560 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £640 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -61.74%
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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
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture.

1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) FCoE
7 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
7 3 (21.43%) ProxySG
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) Avaya
7 3 (21.43%) Nortel
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Nokia
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) UNIX
8 2 (14.29%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) FCoE
4 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
5 2 (14.29%) Multicast
5 2 (14.29%) VPLS
6 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.14%) HSRP
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
1 1 (7.14%) Calabash
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Service Architect
5 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
1 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) Avaya
2 3 (21.43%) Nortel
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Nokia
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago