The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 199 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 6 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.099% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Average daily rate
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£569 £455 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £517 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Network Architecture
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
2 1 (12.50%) F5
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