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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
UK / England
Rank 420 395 476
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +81
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 150 203 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 112 60
Median daily rate £501 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.94% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -6 57 £500 - 4
South East +24 56 £525 +10.52% 4
North West -11 17 £500 -0.99% 1
South West - 7 £525 - 1
East of England +2 5 £500 +10.86% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £425 -26.08% 1
East Midlands -1 2 £550 +34.96%
West Midlands -7 2 - -
North East -18 1 - -
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 218 (65.07%) Cisco
2 147 (43.88%) WAN
3 119 (35.52%) LAN
4 111 (33.13%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (31.34%) Firewall
6 102 (30.45%) Security Cleared
7 86 (25.67%) SC Cleared
7 86 (25.67%) Data Centre
8 82 (24.48%) Network Security
9 72 (21.49%) CCIE
10 69 (20.60%) Juniper
11 59 (17.61%) CCNP
12 54 (16.12%) F5
13 51 (15.22%) Network Design
13 51 (15.22%) MPLS
14 48 (14.33%) VPN
15 46 (13.73%) Network Architecture
16 42 (12.54%) Finance
17 39 (11.64%) CheckPoint
18 38 (11.34%) Migration
19 37 (11.04%) Wi-Fi
20 35 (10.45%) Wireless
20 35 (10.45%) TOGAF
20 35 (10.45%) Microsoft
21 30 (8.96%) Palo Alto
22 29 (8.66%) Windows
23 28 (8.36%) VoIP
23 28 (8.36%) VMware
23 28 (8.36%) Cisco Nexus
23 28 (8.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 11 (3.28%) CMS
2 7 (2.09%) Apache
3 6 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.69%) Office 365
4 8 (2.39%) SaaS
5 6 (1.79%) PaaS
6 5 (1.49%) IaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Akamai
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 147 (43.88%) WAN
2 119 (35.52%) LAN
3 105 (31.34%) Firewall
4 82 (24.48%) Network Security
5 51 (15.22%) MPLS
6 48 (14.33%) VPN
7 37 (11.04%) Wi-Fi
8 35 (10.45%) Wireless
9 28 (8.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (8.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 28 (8.36%) VoIP
10 25 (7.46%) VLAN
11 23 (6.87%) Internet
12 22 (6.57%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (6.27%) BGP
14 20 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 19 (5.67%) IPsec
16 17 (5.07%) DMZ
17 16 (4.78%) OSPF
18 15 (4.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Subversion
2 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
General
1 42 (12.54%) Finance
2 26 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.99%) Banking
4 9 (2.69%) Legal
5 5 (1.49%) Law
5 5 (1.49%) Retail
6 3 (0.90%) Billing
7 2 (0.60%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.99%) Web Services
2 6 (1.79%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.49%) J2EE
4 4 (1.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) .NET
5 1 (0.30%) CORBA
5 1 (0.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (25.67%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (4.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.99%) PKI
6 8 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.49%) Clustering
7 5 (1.49%) CMDB
8 3 (0.90%) BYOD
8 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.30%) NHS
10 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.66%) Windows
2 25 (7.46%) Linux
3 19 (5.67%) Unix
4 9 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.90%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) Fedora
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.22%) Network Design
2 46 (13.73%) Network Architecture
3 38 (11.34%) Migration
4 35 (10.45%) TOGAF
5 25 (7.46%) Load Balancing
6 21 (6.27%) ITIL
7 20 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (5.07%) Presales
9 14 (4.18%) Customer Engagement
9 14 (4.18%) Service Management
10 13 (3.88%) Server Virtualisation
11 11 (3.28%) ITIL V3
12 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (2.69%) Network Management
12 9 (2.69%) PRINCE2
12 9 (2.69%) Product Management
12 9 (2.69%) Risk Management
12 9 (2.69%) Validation
13 8 (2.39%) Configuration Management
14 7 (2.09%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.90%) C
2 2 (0.60%) Java
2 2 (0.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.30%) Lisp
3 1 (0.30%) Perl
3 1 (0.30%) PHP
3 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 111 (33.13%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (30.45%) Security Cleared
3 86 (25.67%) SC Cleared
4 72 (21.49%) CCIE
5 59 (17.61%) CCNP
6 18 (5.37%) CCNA
7 11 (3.28%) CCDP
8 10 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.99%) JNCIS
9 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.39%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.09%) CCDE
11 7 (2.09%) Degree
11 7 (2.09%) MCSE
12 6 (1.79%) CCSA
13 4 (1.19%) CCSE
13 4 (1.19%) CISSP
13 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.60%) CCDA
14 2 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.37%) Hyper-V
2 14 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.19%) vSphere
4 4 (1.19%) XenApp
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.18%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.19%) Nagios
3 4 (1.19%) Opsview
3 4 (1.19%) QRadar
3 4 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.60%) vMotion
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 218 (65.07%) Cisco
2 69 (20.60%) Juniper
3 54 (16.12%) F5
4 39 (11.64%) CheckPoint
5 35 (10.45%) Microsoft
6 30 (8.96%) Palo Alto
7 28 (8.36%) VMware
8 17 (5.07%) IBM
9 16 (4.78%) Brocade
10 15 (4.48%) Aruba
10 15 (4.48%) BT
10 15 (4.48%) Citrix
11 13 (3.88%) Fortinet
12 10 (2.99%) Blue Coat
12 10 (2.99%) HP
12 10 (2.99%) Riverbed
13 9 (2.69%) Capita
13 9 (2.69%) TOWER Software
14 6 (1.79%) EMC
14 6 (1.79%) Splunk
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