The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 368 387 389
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 54 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.099% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £621 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
Network Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21543 21605 21608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.86% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15017 14639
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 382 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architect across the London region.

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect across the London region.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
City of London +5 13 £525 +5.00% 4
Docklands, London - 3 £550 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 60 (70.59%) Cisco
2 52 (61.18%) Firewall
3 38 (44.71%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (38.82%) Data Centre
5 31 (36.47%) WAN
6 26 (30.59%) LAN
7 25 (29.41%) Wireless
7 25 (29.41%) Network Architecture
8 24 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (28.24%) VoIP
8 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
9 22 (25.88%) Network Design
10 20 (23.53%) Juniper
11 19 (22.35%) Finance
12 17 (20.00%) Blue Coat
13 16 (18.82%) BIG-IP
13 16 (18.82%) Symantec
14 15 (17.65%) SAN
14 15 (17.65%) Nokia
14 15 (17.65%) Avaya
14 15 (17.65%) Nortel
14 15 (17.65%) Windows
14 15 (17.65%) CCIE
15 14 (16.47%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (15.29%) F5
16 13 (15.29%) ProxySG
16 13 (15.29%) UNIX
16 13 (15.29%) Linux
16 13 (15.29%) MPLS
17 12 (14.12%) VPN

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (4.71%) Lync
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (61.18%) Firewall
2 31 (36.47%) WAN
3 26 (30.59%) LAN
4 25 (29.41%) Wireless
5 24 (28.24%) VoIP
5 24 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (18.82%) BIG-IP
7 15 (17.65%) SAN
8 14 (16.47%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (15.29%) MPLS
10 12 (14.12%) VPN
10 12 (14.12%) Network Security
11 8 (9.41%) OSPF
11 8 (9.41%) BGP
11 8 (9.41%) VLAN
12 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.24%) NetScaler
13 6 (7.06%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (5.88%) IPsec
14 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Games
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Online Games
4 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) UNIX
3 10 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
3 10 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Network Architecture
2 22 (25.88%) Network Design
3 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
3 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.06%) Migration
4 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.53%) ITIL
7 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.53%) Project Management
8 2 (2.35%) Service Management
8 2 (2.35%) Validation
8 2 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.35%) Network Management
9 1 (1.18%) SIEM
9 1 (1.18%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (44.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.65%) CCIE
3 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) CCNP
5 6 (7.06%) Degree
6 5 (5.88%) CCNA
7 4 (4.71%) CCDP
7 4 (4.71%) CISSP
8 2 (2.35%) Postgraduate
9 1 (1.18%) CCA
9 1 (1.18%) CCDA
9 1 (1.18%) CCDE
9 1 (1.18%) CISM
9 1 (1.18%) CCSA
9 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.18%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) XenServer
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) BladeLogic
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (11.76%) Control-M
2 1 (1.18%) Nagios
2 1 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.18%) Opsview
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Cisco
2 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
3 20 (23.53%) Juniper
4 17 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 16 (18.82%) Symantec
6 15 (17.65%) Nortel
6 15 (17.65%) Avaya
6 15 (17.65%) Nokia
7 13 (15.29%) F5
8 11 (12.94%) Oracle
9 10 (11.76%) CA
10 9 (10.59%) Citrix
11 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.71%) BT
13 3 (3.53%) VMware
13 3 (3.53%) Mitel
13 3 (3.53%) IBM
13 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.53%) Prolexic
13 3 (3.53%) ScanSafe
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