The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 480 450 456
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 89 89 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 25
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £393 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £45.00
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
44075 43066 37782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.55% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25926 22039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1726 1867 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 March 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 32 £473 +5.00% 10
South East -6 29 £438 -2.77% 2
East of England +12 9 £475 - 3
South West -12 7 £425 -11.45% 4
North West -19 4 £390 -2.50% 3
West Midlands -2 3 £450 -11.33% 1
East Midlands -7 3 £436 - 1
Yorkshire -8 3 - - 3
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title.

1 136 (67.66%) Cisco
2 82 (40.80%) WAN
3 81 (40.30%) Firewall
4 67 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 66 (32.84%) LAN
6 63 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (25.87%) Telecoms
8 49 (24.38%) Network Design
9 42 (20.90%) Network Security
10 40 (19.90%) F5
10 40 (19.90%) BGP
11 39 (19.40%) OSPF
11 39 (19.40%) Network Architecture
12 36 (17.91%) DV Cleared
12 36 (17.91%) Juniper
12 36 (17.91%) CCIE
13 33 (16.42%) MPLS
13 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
13 33 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (15.42%) CheckPoint
15 30 (14.93%) Citrix
16 28 (13.93%) Internet
16 28 (13.93%) Finance
16 28 (13.93%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (11.94%) CCNP
18 23 (11.44%) VPN
19 20 (9.95%) CCDP
19 20 (9.95%) ITIL
20 18 (8.96%) VLAN
20 18 (8.96%) Wireless

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (40.80%) WAN
2 81 (40.30%) Firewall
3 66 (32.84%) LAN
4 42 (20.90%) Network Security
5 40 (19.90%) BGP
6 39 (19.40%) OSPF
7 33 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (16.42%) MPLS
8 28 (13.93%) Internet
8 28 (13.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (11.44%) VPN
10 18 (8.96%) VLAN
10 18 (8.96%) Wireless
11 17 (8.46%) IPsec
11 17 (8.46%) VoIP
11 17 (8.46%) NetScaler
12 16 (7.96%) EIGRP
12 16 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (4.98%) TACACS
13 10 (4.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (25.87%) Telecoms
2 28 (13.93%) Finance
3 8 (3.98%) Retail
4 5 (2.49%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.49%) Games
4 5 (2.49%) Banking
5 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.99%) Billing
5 4 (1.99%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Electronics
6 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) Middleware
2 2 (1.00%) CSS
2 2 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.49%) Online Games
3 3 (1.49%) DTV
4 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.00%) PKI
4 2 (1.00%) User Experience
4 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.50%) MPEG
5 1 (0.50%) IPTV
5 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.50%) FMCG
5 1 (0.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.47%) Windows
2 6 (2.99%) Linux
2 6 (2.99%) UNIX
3 5 (2.49%) Solaris
4 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.38%) Network Design
2 39 (19.40%) Network Architecture
3 20 (9.95%) ITIL
4 17 (8.46%) Network Planning
5 14 (6.97%) Load Balancing
6 12 (5.97%) Project Management
7 11 (5.47%) TOGAF
8 10 (4.98%) Migration
9 7 (3.48%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.99%) Service Management
10 6 (2.99%) Network Management
10 6 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.49%) SIEM
11 5 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (2.49%) E-Commerce
12 4 (1.99%) Programme Management
12 4 (1.99%) MODAF
13 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (1.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.00%) SQL
2 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.50%) R
2 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 63 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (17.91%) CCIE
3 36 (17.91%) DV Cleared
4 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
5 24 (11.94%) CCNP
6 20 (9.95%) CCDP
7 17 (8.46%) CCNA
8 10 (4.98%) Degree
9 7 (3.48%) CCDE
10 5 (2.49%) CCDA
10 5 (2.49%) CCA
11 4 (1.99%) CCIP
12 3 (1.49%) CISSP
12 3 (1.49%) VCP4
13 2 (1.00%) HP MASE
14 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.50%) JNCIE
14 1 (0.50%) CCSP
14 1 (0.50%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) XenServer
4 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.99%) Control-M
1 4 (1.99%) BladeLogic
2 3 (1.49%) SCOM
2 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.00%) OpenView
4 1 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.50%) OPNET
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 136 (67.66%) Cisco
2 40 (19.90%) F5
3 36 (17.91%) Juniper
4 31 (15.42%) CheckPoint
5 30 (14.93%) Citrix
6 18 (8.96%) VMware
7 11 (5.47%) HP
8 9 (4.48%) Blue Coat
9 8 (3.98%) EMC
10 7 (3.48%) BT
11 6 (2.99%) Oracle
12 5 (2.49%) SAP
12 5 (2.49%) Symantec
12 5 (2.49%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.99%) Sourcefire
13 4 (1.99%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.99%) Nortel
13 4 (1.99%) Avaya
14 3 (1.49%) Microsoft
14 3 (1.49%) Nokia
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £467.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Volt
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago