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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 459 466 516
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 170 141 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 78 47
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £475 £456
% change year-on-year
-4.84% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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
South East -4 56 £514 +11.18% 10
London -2 53 £504 +0.75% 7
North West -8 24 £450 -2.70% 3
South West 0 13 £356 -38.04%
West Midlands -11 8 £400 -20.07%
Yorkshire +14 7 £425 - 1
East of England +5 4 £350 -26.31% 1
Midlands - 2 £475 -
East Midlands +8 1 - -
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 178 (46.48%) Cisco
2 116 (30.29%) Firewall
3 107 (27.94%) Network Design
4 103 (26.89%) Juniper
5 102 (26.63%) Security Cleared
6 99 (25.85%) LAN
7 98 (25.59%) WAN
8 97 (25.33%) Data Centre
9 96 (25.07%) Cisco Certification
10 79 (20.63%) Migration
11 63 (16.45%) SC Cleared
12 60 (15.67%) Network Security
13 59 (15.40%) CCNP
14 58 (15.14%) CCIE
15 53 (13.84%) Network Architecture
16 48 (12.53%) VMware
17 46 (12.01%) CheckPoint
18 44 (11.49%) MPLS
18 44 (11.49%) Telecoms
19 43 (11.23%) Wireless
20 42 (10.97%) Linux
21 37 (9.66%) DV Cleared
22 35 (9.14%) Finance
23 34 (8.88%) VPN
24 33 (8.62%) DNS
25 32 (8.36%) IPsec
26 30 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
26 30 (7.83%) Cisco Nexus
27 29 (7.57%) F5
28 28 (7.31%) 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 (1.83%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.31%) Tuxedo
3 2 (0.52%) IIS
3 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.26%) Drupal
4 1 (0.26%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.26%) Jetty
4 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.26%) nginx
4 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.26%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.83%) IaaS
4 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.78%) Office 365
4 3 (0.78%) PaaS
5 2 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (30.29%) Firewall
2 99 (25.85%) LAN
3 98 (25.59%) WAN
4 60 (15.67%) Network Security
5 44 (11.49%) MPLS
6 43 (11.23%) Wireless
7 34 (8.88%) VPN
8 33 (8.62%) DNS
9 32 (8.36%) IPsec
10 30 (7.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (7.31%) BGP
12 27 (7.05%) Internet
13 26 (6.79%) OSPF
14 22 (5.74%) VLAN
15 16 (4.18%) DHCP
16 14 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (3.66%) WLAN
17 13 (3.39%) VoIP
18 12 (3.13%) LDAP
18 12 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.31%) DB2
2 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.26%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (0.26%) GIS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.26%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.26%) Log4j
1 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
General
1 44 (11.49%) Telecoms
2 35 (9.14%) Finance
3 24 (6.27%) Retail
4 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.04%) Back Office
5 4 (1.04%) Banking
5 4 (1.04%) Billing
6 3 (0.78%) Military
6 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.31%) J2EE
1 5 (1.31%) Servlets
2 4 (1.04%) .NET
2 4 (1.04%) Web Services
3 3 (0.78%) HTML
4 2 (0.52%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (25.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.66%) PKI
3 13 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (2.87%) YubiKey
5 10 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.35%) iSeries
7 7 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.04%) Blog
9 3 (0.78%) LPAR
9 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.52%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.97%) Linux
2 17 (4.44%) Windows
3 13 (3.39%) Unix
4 5 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.04%) VME
6 3 (0.78%) AIX
6 3 (0.78%) MVS
6 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.78%) Solaris
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.94%) Network Design
2 79 (20.63%) Migration
3 53 (13.84%) Network Architecture
4 30 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (6.27%) Change Management
5 24 (6.27%) TOGAF
6 22 (5.74%) Load Balancing
7 20 (5.22%) ITIL
8 19 (4.96%) Project Management
9 18 (4.70%) Risk Management
9 18 (4.70%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (4.18%) Service Management
11 12 (3.13%) Open Source
12 10 (2.61%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (2.61%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (2.61%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 9 (2.35%) MODAF
14 8 (2.09%) High Availability
14 8 (2.09%) Network Management
14 8 (2.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.61%) Java
2 9 (2.35%) Lisp
3 5 (1.31%) COBOL
4 4 (1.04%) PHP
5 3 (0.78%) C#
5 3 (0.78%) C++
5 3 (0.78%) Perl
6 2 (0.52%) C
6 2 (0.52%) SQL
7 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (26.63%) Security Cleared
2 96 (25.07%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (16.45%) SC Cleared
4 59 (15.40%) CCNP
5 58 (15.14%) CCIE
6 37 (9.66%) DV Cleared
7 25 (6.53%) CCNA
8 21 (5.48%) Degree
9 11 (2.87%) JNCIA
9 11 (2.87%) JNCIS
10 8 (2.09%) CCDP
11 4 (1.04%) CISSP
12 3 (0.78%) ISEB
12 3 (0.78%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.26%) CCDA
13 1 (0.26%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.26%) CISM
13 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.26%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.78%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 27 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.26%) Xen
4 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (1.04%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.78%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.52%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.52%) Netcool
3 2 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (0.52%) OPNET
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 178 (46.48%) Cisco
2 103 (26.89%) Juniper
3 48 (12.53%) VMware
4 46 (12.01%) CheckPoint
5 29 (7.57%) F5
6 27 (7.05%) IBM
6 27 (7.05%) Microsoft
7 24 (6.27%) Palo Alto
8 23 (6.01%) Citrix
9 20 (5.22%) EMC
10 15 (3.92%) HP
11 14 (3.66%) Riverbed
11 14 (3.66%) SolarWinds
12 13 (3.39%) Aerohive Networks
13 10 (2.61%) Fortinet
14 9 (2.35%) Brocade
15 7 (1.83%) NetApp
16 6 (1.57%) Aruba
16 6 (1.57%) Blue Coat
17 5 (1.31%) Avaya
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