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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 156 194 193
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 16 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Median daily rate £525 £525 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £395
% change year-on-year
+15.75% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £59.00
% change year-on-year
-5.91% -18.93%
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
2992 4445 4715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.40% 82.33% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3507 3499
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) CCIE
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (25.00%) CCDE
7 5 (25.00%) F5
7 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) LDAP
8 4 (20.00%) Perl
8 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 4 (20.00%) LDAP
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) WAAS
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (15.00%) HTTP
6 3 (15.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) DMZ
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 9 (45.00%) Network Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 7 (35.00%) Consultant
5 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Consultant
6 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Security Management Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
1 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) SABSA
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Secure Coding
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Perl
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CCIE
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCDE
3 3 (15.00%) CISA
3 3 (15.00%) CISM
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.00%) CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) IISP
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) F5
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (20.00%) Aruba
4 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (20.00%) FireEye
4 4 (20.00%) LogLogic
4 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (20.00%) Radianz
4 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Tufin
5 3 (15.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (5.00%) Sybase
6 1 (5.00%) VMware