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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 475 452 472
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 82 87 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +13 33 £475 +11.76% 9
South East -10 27 £450 - 4
South West -12 9 £500 +3.89% 9
West Midlands +1 4 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire -11 4 £425 -10.52% 4
East of England - 4 £600 - 1
North West - - - -
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Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 124 (64.58%) Cisco
2 75 (39.06%) WAN
3 70 (36.46%) LAN
4 66 (34.38%) Firewall
5 64 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 59 (30.73%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (27.08%) Network Design
8 51 (26.56%) Telecoms
9 37 (19.27%) Network Architecture
10 36 (18.75%) DV Cleared
10 36 (18.75%) Network Security
10 36 (18.75%) BGP
11 34 (17.71%) OSPF
11 34 (17.71%) CCIE
12 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
12 33 (17.19%) F5
13 28 (14.58%) Internet
14 27 (14.06%) Finance
15 26 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (12.50%) Juniper
17 23 (11.98%) Citrix
17 23 (11.98%) MPLS
17 23 (11.98%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (11.46%) CCNP
19 20 (10.42%) CCNA
19 20 (10.42%) ITIL
20 19 (9.90%) CCDP
20 19 (9.90%) CheckPoint
20 19 (9.90%) VLAN
21 18 (9.38%) Network Planning

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Office
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (39.06%) WAN
2 70 (36.46%) LAN
3 66 (34.38%) Firewall
4 36 (18.75%) Network Security
4 36 (18.75%) BGP
5 34 (17.71%) OSPF
6 28 (14.58%) Internet
7 26 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (11.98%) MPLS
8 23 (11.98%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (9.90%) VLAN
10 17 (8.85%) Wireless
11 16 (8.33%) VoIP
12 15 (7.81%) VPN
13 14 (7.29%) EIGRP
13 14 (7.29%) NetScaler
14 12 (6.25%) IPsec
15 11 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (5.21%) Intranet
16 10 (5.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (26.56%) Telecoms
2 27 (14.06%) Finance
3 11 (5.73%) Retail
4 6 (3.13%) Marketing
4 6 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.60%) Electronics
5 5 (2.60%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.08%) Billing
6 4 (2.08%) Banking
7 3 (1.56%) Games
7 3 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.60%) Middleware
2 2 (1.04%) CSS
2 2 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.60%) DTV
2 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.56%) Online Games
4 2 (1.04%) PKI
4 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.04%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) MPEG
5 1 (0.52%) FMCG
5 1 (0.52%) DataPower
5 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.52%) IPTV
5 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.69%) Windows
2 7 (3.65%) UNIX
3 6 (3.13%) Linux
4 5 (2.60%) Solaris
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.08%) Network Design
2 37 (19.27%) Network Architecture
3 20 (10.42%) ITIL
4 18 (9.38%) Network Planning
5 14 (7.29%) TOGAF
6 12 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 12 (6.25%) Project Management
7 9 (4.69%) Migration
8 7 (3.65%) Network Management
9 6 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (3.13%) Programme Management
9 6 (3.13%) Service Management
10 5 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.60%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (2.60%) SIEM
10 5 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.60%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.08%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.52%) Java
1 1 (0.52%) SQL
1 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 59 (30.73%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 34 (17.71%) CCIE
5 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
6 22 (11.46%) CCNP
7 20 (10.42%) CCNA
8 19 (9.90%) CCDP
9 8 (4.17%) Degree
10 6 (3.13%) CCDE
11 4 (2.08%) CCDA
11 4 (2.08%) CCIP
11 4 (2.08%) CCA
12 3 (1.56%) HP MASE
13 1 (0.52%) CCSP
13 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.52%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) BladeLogic
1 4 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (2.08%) Control-M
2 3 (1.56%) SCOM
3 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.52%) OPNET
4 1 (0.52%) OpenView
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 124 (64.58%) Cisco
2 33 (17.19%) F5
3 24 (12.50%) Juniper
4 23 (11.98%) Citrix
5 19 (9.90%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.85%) VMware
7 12 (6.25%) HP
8 7 (3.65%) SAP
8 7 (3.65%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.13%) EMC
9 6 (3.13%) Oracle
10 5 (2.60%) Avaya
10 5 (2.60%) Brocade
10 5 (2.60%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.08%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.08%) Symantec
11 4 (2.08%) Nortel
11 4 (2.08%) BT
12 3 (1.56%) McAfee
12 3 (1.56%) Nokia
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