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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 465 483 477
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 114 83 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £456 £430
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 37 £474 -5.25% 9
South East -3 37 £438 -2.77% 9
North West -11 16 £450 - 1
East of England +6 10 £448 -5.78%
West Midlands -9 7 £501 +12.78%
East Midlands -1 6 £425 -10.52%
South West +8 3 £425 -11.45% 1
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 3
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 143 (71.50%) Cisco
2 100 (50.00%) Firewall
3 83 (41.50%) WAN
4 75 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (36.50%) LAN
6 60 (30.00%) Juniper
7 53 (26.50%) Security Cleared
8 46 (23.00%) MPLS
9 44 (22.00%) OSPF
9 44 (22.00%) BGP
10 41 (20.50%) CCIE
10 41 (20.50%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (18.50%) Network Design
12 36 (18.00%) SC Cleared
13 35 (17.50%) Network Security
13 35 (17.50%) CheckPoint
14 34 (17.00%) F5
15 32 (16.00%) Network Architecture
15 32 (16.00%) Finance
15 32 (16.00%) CCNP
15 32 (16.00%) VPN
16 31 (15.50%) Telecoms
17 30 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 28 (14.00%) Wireless
19 26 (13.00%) Citrix
20 23 (11.50%) CCNA
20 23 (11.50%) Windows
20 23 (11.50%) IPsec
20 23 (11.50%) Internet
21 21 (10.50%) VoIP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2 (1.00%) Lync
1 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (50.00%) Firewall
2 83 (41.50%) WAN
3 73 (36.50%) LAN
4 46 (23.00%) MPLS
5 44 (22.00%) OSPF
5 44 (22.00%) BGP
6 41 (20.50%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (17.50%) Network Security
8 32 (16.00%) VPN
9 30 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (14.00%) Wireless
11 23 (11.50%) IPsec
11 23 (11.50%) Internet
12 21 (10.50%) VoIP
13 18 (9.00%) SSL
14 16 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (7.50%) EIGRP
16 12 (6.00%) DNS
16 12 (6.00%) NetScaler
17 11 (5.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (16.00%) Finance
2 31 (15.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.50%) Marketing
4 6 (3.00%) Retail
5 5 (2.50%) Games
6 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.50%) Electronics
7 3 (1.50%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.50%) PKI
3 5 (2.50%) Online Games
4 3 (1.50%) DTV
5 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Handset
6 1 (0.50%) Economics
6 1 (0.50%) DataPower
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.50%) BYOD
6 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.50%) Windows
2 8 (4.00%) Linux
3 7 (3.50%) UNIX
4 6 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.00%) Solaris
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.50%) Network Design
2 32 (16.00%) Network Architecture
3 20 (10.00%) ITIL
4 18 (9.00%) Load Balancing
5 17 (8.50%) Migration
6 12 (6.00%) Project Management
7 11 (5.50%) Network Management
8 10 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (4.50%) Service Management
9 9 (4.50%) TOGAF
10 7 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.00%) Validation
12 5 (2.50%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (2.00%) Programme Management
14 3 (1.50%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (1.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.00%) SQL
2 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (26.50%) Security Cleared
3 41 (20.50%) CCIE
4 36 (18.00%) SC Cleared
5 32 (16.00%) CCNP
6 23 (11.50%) CCNA
7 21 (10.50%) DV Cleared
8 19 (9.50%) CCDP
9 12 (6.00%) Degree
10 7 (3.50%) CCIP
11 4 (2.00%) CISSP
11 4 (2.00%) CCDA
12 3 (1.50%) CCDE
13 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.50%) CCA
14 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.50%) CCSA
14 1 (0.50%) CISM
14 1 (0.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.50%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) XenServer
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.50%) Control-M
1 3 (1.50%) BladeLogic
1 3 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (1.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (1.50%) SCOM
1 3 (1.50%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.50%) OpenView
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 143 (71.50%) Cisco
2 60 (30.00%) Juniper
3 35 (17.50%) CheckPoint
4 34 (17.00%) F5
5 26 (13.00%) Citrix
6 17 (8.50%) VMware
7 9 (4.50%) HP
8 8 (4.00%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.00%) Symantec
10 6 (3.00%) BT
11 5 (2.50%) Oracle
11 5 (2.50%) Nortel
11 5 (2.50%) Avaya
11 5 (2.50%) Nokia
12 4 (2.00%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.00%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.00%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.50%) SAP
13 3 (1.50%) EMC
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Swindon
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
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Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience plus bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago