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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 376 392 402
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 49 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 11
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£525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £623 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £466
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
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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 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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4.54% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (68.24%) Cisco
2 49 (57.65%) Firewall
3 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (37.65%) WAN
5 28 (32.94%) Data Centre
6 26 (30.59%) LAN
7 25 (29.41%) Wireless
8 24 (28.24%) VoIP
8 24 (28.24%) Network Architecture
9 23 (27.06%) CheckPoint
10 22 (25.88%) Network Design
11 19 (22.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (21.18%) Finance
13 17 (20.00%) Blue Coat
13 17 (20.00%) CCIE
14 16 (18.82%) Juniper
14 16 (18.82%) Symantec
14 16 (18.82%) BIG-IP
15 15 (17.65%) SAN
15 15 (17.65%) Nokia
15 15 (17.65%) Avaya
15 15 (17.65%) Nortel
15 15 (17.65%) Windows
16 13 (15.29%) ProxySG
16 13 (15.29%) Linux
16 13 (15.29%) UNIX
17 11 (12.94%) Network Security
17 11 (12.94%) F5
17 11 (12.94%) Middleware
17 11 (12.94%) Oracle

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (57.65%) Firewall
2 32 (37.65%) WAN
3 26 (30.59%) LAN
4 25 (29.41%) Wireless
5 24 (28.24%) VoIP
6 19 (22.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (18.82%) BIG-IP
8 15 (17.65%) SAN
9 11 (12.94%) Network Security
10 10 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (11.76%) MPLS
11 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
11 7 (8.24%) VPN
11 7 (8.24%) VLAN
12 6 (7.06%) OSPF
12 6 (7.06%) BGP
13 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (4.71%) IPsec
14 4 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (4.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Games
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
2 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Online Games
4 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) SecurID
4 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
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 24 (28.24%) Network Architecture
2 22 (25.88%) Network Design
3 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.06%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.53%) Network Management
9 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.35%) Validation
9 2 (2.35%) ITIL
9 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.18%) Service Management
10 1 (1.18%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.18%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.18%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.00%) CCIE
3 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.24%) CCNP
5 5 (5.88%) CCNA
6 4 (4.71%) CISSP
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) CCDP
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) XenServer
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
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 58 (68.24%) Cisco
2 23 (27.06%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 16 (18.82%) Symantec
4 16 (18.82%) Juniper
5 15 (17.65%) Nortel
5 15 (17.65%) Avaya
5 15 (17.65%) Nokia
6 11 (12.94%) F5
6 11 (12.94%) Oracle
7 10 (11.76%) CA
8 5 (5.88%) Citrix
8 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.71%) BT
9 4 (4.71%) VMware
10 3 (3.53%) Mitel
10 3 (3.53%) IBM
10 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.53%) ScanSafe
10 3 (3.53%) Prolexic
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