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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 401 496 498
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 236 135 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 52
Median daily rate £490 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.59% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.25 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.62% -
Network Architect
UK

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
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +55 113 £490 -3.06% 7
South East +21 52 £515 +8.42% 7
West Midlands -2 33 £475 -2.56% 3
North West +23 17 £450 -2.70% 1
East of England +19 9 £463 +2.77% 1
Yorkshire +1 5 £510 +13.33%
South West -2 4 £525 +24.62% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £425 +6.25%
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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.

1 205 (51.00%) Cisco
2 136 (33.83%) Firewall
3 124 (30.85%) WAN
4 121 (30.10%) LAN
5 114 (28.36%) Security Cleared
6 104 (25.87%) Cisco Certification
6 104 (25.87%) Juniper
7 100 (24.88%) Network Design
8 88 (21.89%) SC Cleared
9 82 (20.40%) Data Centre
10 76 (18.91%) Network Security
11 59 (14.68%) F5
12 58 (14.43%) Wireless
12 58 (14.43%) CCIE
13 57 (14.18%) Network Architecture
14 52 (12.94%) CCNP
15 51 (12.69%) Load Balancing
16 48 (11.94%) Migration
17 46 (11.44%) Palo Alto
18 43 (10.70%) CheckPoint
19 42 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
20 40 (9.95%) TOGAF
20 40 (9.95%) VPN
21 38 (9.45%) Finance
22 37 (9.20%) IPsec
22 37 (9.20%) Telecoms
23 36 (8.96%) MPLS
23 36 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
24 35 (8.71%) Wi-Fi
25 34 (8.46%) Change Management

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 9 (2.24%) CMS
2 8 (1.99%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.49%) Apache
4 5 (1.24%) Tuxedo
5 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.50%) IIS
6 2 (0.50%) JBoss
6 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.24%) SaaS
4 5 (1.24%) IaaS
5 4 (1.00%) Office 365
6 3 (0.75%) PaaS
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 136 (33.83%) Firewall
2 124 (30.85%) WAN
3 121 (30.10%) LAN
4 76 (18.91%) Network Security
5 58 (14.43%) Wireless
6 40 (9.95%) VPN
7 37 (9.20%) IPsec
8 36 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 36 (8.96%) MPLS
9 35 (8.71%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (7.71%) VoIP
11 23 (5.72%) WLAN
12 22 (5.47%) LDAP
13 19 (4.73%) DNS
13 19 (4.73%) TCP/IP
14 17 (4.23%) BGP
15 16 (3.98%) VLAN
16 15 (3.73%) Unified Communications
17 12 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (2.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.50%) DB2
2 1 (0.25%) Big Data
2 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.25%) GIS
2 1 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (9.45%) Finance
2 37 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.23%) Law
4 11 (2.74%) Banking
5 8 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.74%) Retail
7 6 (1.49%) Legal
8 4 (1.00%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.24%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.49%) Web Services
3 3 (0.75%) .NET
3 3 (0.75%) HTML
3 3 (0.75%) J2EE
4 2 (0.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 82 (20.40%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.21%) PKI
3 21 (5.22%) YubiKey
4 15 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.74%) Private Cloud
5 7 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.00%) Blog
6 4 (1.00%) CMDB
6 4 (1.00%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (0.75%) CESG
7 3 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.75%) LPAR
7 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) Clustering
8 2 (0.50%) iSeries
8 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.22%) Linux
2 24 (5.97%) Windows
3 14 (3.48%) Unix
4 10 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.00%) VME
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.25%) Fedora
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.88%) Network Design
2 57 (14.18%) Network Architecture
3 51 (12.69%) Load Balancing
4 48 (11.94%) Migration
5 42 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (9.95%) TOGAF
7 34 (8.46%) Change Management
8 30 (7.46%) ITIL
9 23 (5.72%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 20 (4.98%) Service Management
11 19 (4.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 19 (4.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 13 (3.23%) Project Management
13 12 (2.99%) Capacity Management
13 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (2.74%) Network Management
14 11 (2.74%) Presales
15 10 (2.49%) Change Control
15 10 (2.49%) High Availability
15 10 (2.49%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.99%) Java
2 5 (1.24%) C
2 5 (1.24%) COBOL
3 4 (1.00%) Perl
3 4 (1.00%) PHP
4 3 (0.75%) C#
4 3 (0.75%) C++
4 3 (0.75%) SQL
5 2 (0.50%) Lisp
5 2 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (28.36%) Security Cleared
2 104 (25.87%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (21.89%) SC Cleared
4 58 (14.43%) CCIE
5 52 (12.94%) CCNP
6 27 (6.72%) JNCIS
7 25 (6.22%) CCNA
8 23 (5.72%) JNCIA
9 22 (5.47%) DV Cleared
10 20 (4.98%) Degree
11 10 (2.49%) CCDE
12 8 (1.99%) CCDP
13 7 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (1.74%) CISSP
14 4 (1.00%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.75%) CCSE
15 3 (0.75%) MCSE
16 2 (0.50%) CCDA
16 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.00%) QA
4 3 (0.75%) SLA
5 2 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.50%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.50%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
3 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) Graphite
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 205 (51.00%) Cisco
2 104 (25.87%) Juniper
3 59 (14.68%) F5
4 46 (11.44%) Palo Alto
5 43 (10.70%) CheckPoint
6 30 (7.46%) Microsoft
7 27 (6.72%) Aerohive Networks
8 24 (5.97%) VMware
9 22 (5.47%) IBM
10 20 (4.98%) Citrix
11 18 (4.48%) Fortinet
12 16 (3.98%) Brocade
12 16 (3.98%) HP
13 15 (3.73%) Riverbed
14 11 (2.74%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.49%) Aruba
16 9 (2.24%) BT
16 9 (2.24%) EMC
17 6 (1.49%) Splunk
18 5 (1.24%) SevOne
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