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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 401 494 492
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 230 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 87 60
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £550 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 - -
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +32 88 £500 +3.89% 4
South East +27 53 £475 +2.70% 5
West Midlands 0 36 £478 -1.54% 1
North West +27 33 £475 - 1
East of England +1 9 £384 -9.70%
South West +6 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +5 2 £350 -22.22%
East Midlands -3 2 £475 +18.75%
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 212 (52.48%) Cisco
2 132 (32.67%) Firewall
3 130 (32.18%) WAN
4 127 (31.44%) LAN
5 116 (28.71%) Security Cleared
6 112 (27.72%) Cisco Certification
7 101 (25.00%) Juniper
8 100 (24.75%) Network Design
8 100 (24.75%) SC Cleared
9 93 (23.02%) Data Centre
10 88 (21.78%) Network Security
11 69 (17.08%) F5
12 68 (16.83%) CCIE
13 60 (14.85%) Network Architecture
14 59 (14.60%) Wireless
15 56 (13.86%) CCNP
16 49 (12.13%) Palo Alto
17 48 (11.88%) Load Balancing
18 45 (11.14%) Migration
18 45 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 44 (10.89%) VPN
20 42 (10.40%) CheckPoint
20 42 (10.40%) MPLS
21 41 (10.15%) Wi-Fi
22 40 (9.90%) IPsec
22 40 (9.90%) Finance
23 37 (9.16%) TOGAF
24 36 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
25 34 (8.42%) VoIP
26 33 (8.17%) Telecoms

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 10 (2.48%) CMS
2 8 (1.98%) Apache
2 8 (1.98%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.24%) Tuxedo
4 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.74%) JBoss
5 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.50%) IIS
6 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.72%) SaaS
4 6 (1.49%) IaaS
5 5 (1.24%) PaaS
6 4 (0.99%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 132 (32.67%) Firewall
2 130 (32.18%) WAN
3 127 (31.44%) LAN
4 88 (21.78%) Network Security
5 59 (14.60%) Wireless
6 44 (10.89%) VPN
7 42 (10.40%) MPLS
8 41 (10.15%) Wi-Fi
9 40 (9.90%) IPsec
10 36 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (8.42%) VoIP
12 22 (5.45%) LDAP
13 21 (5.20%) TCP/IP
13 21 (5.20%) WLAN
14 19 (4.70%) VLAN
15 18 (4.46%) BGP
16 16 (3.96%) DNS
17 13 (3.22%) Ethernet
17 13 (3.22%) Internet
17 13 (3.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.25%) Big Data
1 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.25%) DB2
1 1 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 40 (9.90%) Finance
2 33 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.22%) Law
4 12 (2.97%) Banking
5 8 (1.98%) Legal
5 8 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.73%) Retail
7 4 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.48%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.73%) Web Services
3 3 (0.74%) .NET
3 3 (0.74%) HTML
3 3 (0.74%) J2EE
4 1 (0.25%) Middleware
4 1 (0.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 93 (23.02%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.92%) PKI
3 21 (5.20%) YubiKey
4 18 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.73%) CMDB
6 7 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.73%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.99%) Blog
8 4 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) CESG
9 3 (0.74%) Clustering
9 3 (0.74%) LPAR
9 3 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.50%) NHS
10 2 (0.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.18%) Windows
2 24 (5.94%) Linux
3 16 (3.96%) Unix
4 14 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.99%) VME
6 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.25%) Fedora
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.75%) Network Design
2 60 (14.85%) Network Architecture
3 48 (11.88%) Load Balancing
4 45 (11.14%) Migration
4 45 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (9.16%) TOGAF
6 33 (8.17%) Change Management
7 30 (7.43%) ITIL
8 23 (5.69%) Service Management
8 23 (5.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 19 (4.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 19 (4.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 16 (3.96%) Presales
11 15 (3.71%) Customer Engagement
12 14 (3.47%) Network Management
13 12 (2.97%) Change Control
13 12 (2.97%) ITIL V3
13 12 (2.97%) ITSM
13 12 (2.97%) Project Management
14 11 (2.72%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.73%) Java
2 5 (1.24%) C
2 5 (1.24%) COBOL
2 5 (1.24%) PHP
3 4 (0.99%) Perl
4 3 (0.74%) C#
4 3 (0.74%) C++
5 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.50%) Lisp
5 2 (0.50%) Python
5 2 (0.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (28.71%) Security Cleared
2 112 (27.72%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (24.75%) SC Cleared
4 68 (16.83%) CCIE
5 56 (13.86%) CCNP
6 27 (6.68%) JNCIS
7 25 (6.19%) CCNA
8 23 (5.69%) JNCIA
9 19 (4.70%) Degree
10 15 (3.71%) DV Cleared
11 12 (2.97%) CCDE
12 9 (2.23%) CISSP
13 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (1.73%) CCDP
14 7 (1.73%) MCSE
15 4 (0.99%) CCSE
15 4 (0.99%) JNCIP
16 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 2 (0.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.99%) QA
4 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.74%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.73%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.73%) XenApp
4 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
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%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.71%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.50%) Nagios
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
3 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) Graphite
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Opsview
4 1 (0.25%) QRadar
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 212 (52.48%) Cisco
2 101 (25.00%) Juniper
3 69 (17.08%) F5
4 49 (12.13%) Palo Alto
5 42 (10.40%) CheckPoint
6 28 (6.93%) Microsoft
7 27 (6.68%) Aerohive Networks
8 24 (5.94%) VMware
9 22 (5.45%) IBM
10 21 (5.20%) Citrix
11 18 (4.46%) Brocade
12 17 (4.21%) Fortinet
13 14 (3.47%) BT
13 14 (3.47%) HP
14 13 (3.22%) Aruba
14 13 (3.22%) Riverbed
15 11 (2.72%) Blue Coat
15 11 (2.72%) EMC
16 8 (1.98%) CA
16 8 (1.98%) SevOne
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