The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 480 488 448
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 69 51 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 58
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£475 £440 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £338 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Network Architect
UK

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 26 £500 +14.28% 8
South East -6 25 £450 -2.17% 2
West Midlands - 6 £400 -
East Midlands +2 5 £463 +27.58%
South West -23 5 £450 -12.19%
North West -11 3 £475 +26.66%
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 2
East of England -11 1 £600 +71.42%
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 101 (66.45%) Cisco
2 66 (43.42%) Firewall
3 61 (40.13%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (30.26%) Juniper
5 44 (28.95%) WAN
5 44 (28.95%) Security Cleared
6 43 (28.29%) Network Design
7 41 (26.97%) Network Security
7 41 (26.97%) CCIE
8 38 (25.00%) LAN
9 37 (24.34%) CheckPoint
10 35 (23.03%) CCNP
11 28 (18.42%) Finance
11 28 (18.42%) SC Cleared
11 28 (18.42%) F5
12 25 (16.45%) BGP
13 24 (15.79%) MPLS
13 24 (15.79%) OSPF
14 22 (14.47%) Wireless
15 21 (13.82%) Network Architecture
16 20 (13.16%) CCDP
17 19 (12.50%) ITIL
18 18 (11.84%) VLAN
19 16 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
20 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
20 15 (9.87%) Migration
21 14 (9.21%) Telecoms
22 12 (7.89%) Load Balancing
22 12 (7.89%) DNS
23 11 (7.24%) DMZ

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (5.26%) Lync
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 66 (43.42%) Firewall
2 44 (28.95%) WAN
3 41 (26.97%) Network Security
4 38 (25.00%) LAN
5 25 (16.45%) BGP
6 24 (15.79%) MPLS
6 24 (15.79%) OSPF
7 22 (14.47%) Wireless
8 18 (11.84%) VLAN
9 16 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (7.89%) DNS
11 11 (7.24%) DMZ
11 11 (7.24%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (7.24%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (7.24%) Multicast
12 10 (6.58%) EIGRP
12 10 (6.58%) VPN
13 8 (5.26%) Internet
13 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
13 8 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) MySQL
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (18.42%) Finance
2 14 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.95%) Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 5 (3.29%) German Language
5 4 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.66%) Billing
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Military
7 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) Web Services
1 3 (1.97%) REST
2 1 (0.66%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) VXML
2 1 (0.66%) LAMP
2 1 (0.66%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.32%) DTV
1 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
2 1 (0.66%) IVR
2 1 (0.66%) SCADA
2 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
2 1 (0.66%) Ergonomics
2 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (1.97%) Solaris
2 3 (1.97%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) UNIX
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.29%) Network Design
2 21 (13.82%) Network Architecture
3 19 (12.50%) ITIL
4 15 (9.87%) Migration
5 12 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.24%) Project Management
7 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.58%) Network Management
8 9 (5.92%) Security Architecture
9 8 (5.26%) Service Management
9 8 (5.26%) TOGAF
10 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.29%) Information Security
11 5 (3.29%) Low Latency
12 4 (2.63%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.63%) Change Management
13 3 (1.97%) Programme Management
13 3 (1.97%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (1.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.63%) C
2 2 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (40.13%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 41 (26.97%) CCIE
4 35 (23.03%) CCNP
5 28 (18.42%) SC Cleared
6 20 (13.16%) CCDP
7 8 (5.26%) CCNA
8 7 (4.61%) CISSP
8 7 (4.61%) JNCIP
8 7 (4.61%) JNCIE
8 7 (4.61%) Degree
9 5 (3.29%) CISM
10 4 (2.63%) VTSP
11 3 (1.97%) ISACA
11 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.97%) CCSA
11 3 (1.97%) CCSE
11 3 (1.97%) CCDA
12 2 (1.32%) MCSE
12 2 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.97%) SLA
4 2 (1.32%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.66%) Nmap
4 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.32%) Netcool
2 2 (1.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 2 (1.32%) SCOM
2 2 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 101 (66.45%) Cisco
2 46 (30.26%) Juniper
3 37 (24.34%) CheckPoint
4 28 (18.42%) F5
5 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.92%) HP
6 9 (5.92%) Avaya
6 9 (5.92%) VMware
7 6 (3.95%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.29%) SAP
9 4 (2.63%) Riverbed
9 4 (2.63%) Redback
10 3 (1.97%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.97%) BT
11 2 (1.32%) McAfee
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle
11 2 (1.32%) Citrix
11 2 (1.32%) Dell
11 2 (1.32%) IronPort
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