The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
UK / England
Rank 407 398 496
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +98
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 166 218 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.46% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 109 57
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £507 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architect across the England region.

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect across the England region.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 69 £550 +5.76% 8
South East +14 56 £525 +5.00% 4
North West -3 18 £500 - 2
West Midlands +9 12 £513 +4.59% 1
East of England +1 5 £500 +14.94% 1
South West +13 3 £513 - 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £425 -13.70% 1
North East -18 1 - -
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 203 (62.85%) Cisco
2 134 (41.49%) WAN
3 115 (35.60%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (34.06%) LAN
5 101 (31.27%) Firewall
6 95 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 80 (24.77%) SC Cleared
8 78 (24.15%) Network Security
9 75 (23.22%) Data Centre
9 75 (23.22%) CCIE
10 60 (18.58%) CCNP
11 59 (18.27%) Juniper
12 52 (16.10%) MPLS
12 52 (16.10%) F5
13 51 (15.79%) Network Design
14 50 (15.48%) VPN
15 42 (13.00%) Network Architecture
16 41 (12.69%) CheckPoint
17 39 (12.07%) Finance
18 36 (11.15%) Microsoft
19 32 (9.91%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (9.91%) Wireless
20 31 (9.60%) Telecoms
21 30 (9.29%) Migration
21 30 (9.29%) TOGAF
22 28 (8.67%) Cisco Nexus
22 28 (8.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 27 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
23 27 (8.36%) Windows
24 26 (8.05%) BGP

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (2.17%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.55%) Apache
3 4 (1.24%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.33%) Office 365
3 9 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.17%) IaaS
5 4 (1.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (41.49%) WAN
2 110 (34.06%) LAN
3 101 (31.27%) Firewall
4 78 (24.15%) Network Security
5 52 (16.10%) MPLS
6 50 (15.48%) VPN
7 32 (9.91%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (9.91%) Wireless
8 28 (8.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (8.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 26 (8.05%) BGP
10 25 (7.74%) VLAN
10 25 (7.74%) VoIP
11 24 (7.43%) OSPF
12 23 (7.12%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (7.12%) Internet
13 22 (6.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (6.19%) DMZ
15 17 (5.26%) IPsec
16 14 (4.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.31%) DocumentDB
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Subversion
2 2 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 39 (12.07%) Finance
2 31 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.02%) Banking
4 8 (2.48%) Legal
5 7 (2.17%) Retail
6 6 (1.86%) Law
7 4 (1.24%) Military
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Billing
8 2 (0.62%) Local Government
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.79%) Web Services
2 7 (2.17%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.55%) J2EE
4 4 (1.24%) Middleware
4 4 (1.24%) XMPP
5 2 (0.62%) CORBA
5 2 (0.62%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 75 (23.22%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.17%) PKI
6 5 (1.55%) Clustering
7 3 (0.93%) BYOD
7 3 (0.93%) CMDB
7 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.62%) iSeries
8 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.62%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.36%) Windows
2 23 (7.12%) Linux
3 16 (4.95%) Unix
4 9 (2.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.79%) Network Design
2 42 (13.00%) Network Architecture
3 30 (9.29%) Migration
3 30 (9.29%) TOGAF
4 17 (5.26%) ITIL
4 17 (5.26%) Presales
5 15 (4.64%) Load Balancing
5 15 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (3.72%) Server Virtualisation
6 12 (3.72%) Service Management
7 11 (3.41%) Network Management
8 9 (2.79%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (2.79%) Data Protection
8 9 (2.79%) Risk Management
8 9 (2.79%) SOA
8 9 (2.79%) Validation
9 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (2.48%) Information Security
9 8 (2.48%) Product Management
10 7 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.55%) C
2 4 (1.24%) SQL
3 2 (0.62%) Lisp
4 1 (0.31%) Java
4 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 115 (35.60%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 80 (24.77%) SC Cleared
4 75 (23.22%) CCIE
5 60 (18.58%) CCNP
6 20 (6.19%) CCNA
7 12 (3.72%) CCDP
8 10 (3.10%) Degree
9 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.17%) JNCIS
11 6 (1.86%) CCSA
12 5 (1.55%) CCDE
12 5 (1.55%) CISSP
12 5 (1.55%) JNCIE
12 5 (1.55%) JNCIP
12 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.24%) MCSE
14 3 (0.93%) CISA
14 3 (0.93%) CISM
15 2 (0.62%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.62%) QA
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.24%) vSphere
4 3 (0.93%) XenApp
5 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (3.72%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.41%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.24%) Forum Sentry
3 4 (1.24%) Nagios
3 4 (1.24%) Opsview
3 4 (1.24%) QRadar
3 4 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.62%) vMotion
6 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.31%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 203 (62.85%) Cisco
2 59 (18.27%) Juniper
3 52 (16.10%) F5
4 41 (12.69%) CheckPoint
5 36 (11.15%) Microsoft
6 26 (8.05%) VMware
7 24 (7.43%) Palo Alto
8 15 (4.64%) Citrix
9 13 (4.02%) Brocade
10 10 (3.10%) Aruba
10 10 (3.10%) BT
11 9 (2.79%) IBM
12 8 (2.48%) Blue Coat
12 8 (2.48%) Fortinet
13 7 (2.17%) Splunk
14 6 (1.86%) Capita
14 6 (1.86%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.86%) TOWER Software
15 4 (1.24%) Altiris
15 4 (1.24%) SolarWinds
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