The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 355 387 398
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 88 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 21
Median daily rate £500 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £688 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 - -
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +37 20 £525 +2.43%
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 London region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 89 (54.60%) Firewall
2 80 (49.08%) Cisco
3 57 (34.97%) WAN
3 57 (34.97%) Network Design
4 55 (33.74%) Juniper
5 52 (31.90%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (26.38%) LAN
7 42 (25.77%) Network Security
8 39 (23.93%) F5
9 38 (23.31%) Load Balancing
10 36 (22.09%) Security Cleared
11 33 (20.25%) IPsec
12 32 (19.63%) SC Cleared
12 32 (19.63%) Palo Alto
13 31 (19.02%) Data Centre
14 30 (18.40%) CCIE
15 27 (16.56%) CCNP
15 27 (16.56%) Network Architecture
16 26 (15.95%) JNCIS
16 26 (15.95%) PKI
16 26 (15.95%) Aerohive Networks
17 25 (15.34%) Change Management
18 24 (14.72%) Wireless
18 24 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 23 (14.11%) CheckPoint
20 22 (13.50%) Finance
20 22 (13.50%) JNCIA
21 21 (12.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
22 20 (12.27%) YubiKey
22 20 (12.27%) LDAP

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (3.07%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.23%) Apache
2 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.23%) CMS
2 2 (1.23%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) SaaS
2 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.45%) Office 365
3 4 (2.45%) PaaS
4 2 (1.23%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 89 (54.60%) Firewall
2 57 (34.97%) WAN
3 43 (26.38%) LAN
4 42 (25.77%) Network Security
5 33 (20.25%) IPsec
6 24 (14.72%) Wireless
7 20 (12.27%) LDAP
8 19 (11.66%) TCP/IP
9 18 (11.04%) VPN
10 16 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (6.75%) MPLS
12 10 (6.13%) BGP
12 10 (6.13%) DNS
13 9 (5.52%) Internet
13 9 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (4.91%) OSPF
14 8 (4.91%) Unified Communications
15 6 (3.68%) DHCP
16 5 (3.07%) WLAN
17 4 (2.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) Big Data
1 1 (0.61%) NonStop SQL
General
1 22 (13.50%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Law
3 10 (6.13%) Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Legal
5 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.45%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.02%) Data Centre
2 26 (15.95%) PKI
3 20 (12.27%) YubiKey
4 9 (5.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.23%) CESG
6 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) BYOD
7 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) iSeries
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.91%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Unix
3 5 (3.07%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.45%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.97%) Network Design
2 38 (23.31%) Load Balancing
3 27 (16.56%) Network Architecture
4 25 (15.34%) Change Management
5 24 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (12.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 19 (11.66%) TOGAF
8 18 (11.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 18 (11.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 9 (5.52%) ITIL
9 9 (5.52%) Remediation Plan
9 9 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.91%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.91%) Change Control
10 8 (4.91%) Compliance Management
11 7 (4.29%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.68%) Migration
13 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2
14 4 (2.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.84%) C
2 2 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.61%) Lisp
3 1 (0.61%) Perl
3 1 (0.61%) PHP
3 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (31.90%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (22.09%) Security Cleared
3 32 (19.63%) SC Cleared
4 30 (18.40%) CCIE
5 27 (16.56%) CCNP
6 26 (15.95%) JNCIS
7 22 (13.50%) JNCIA
8 10 (6.13%) CCDE
9 7 (4.29%) CCDP
9 7 (4.29%) CCNA
10 4 (2.45%) CCSE
10 4 (2.45%) Degree
10 4 (2.45%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.23%) CCDA
13 1 (0.61%) CISSP
13 1 (0.61%) ISEB
13 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) XenApp
2 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (49.08%) Cisco
2 55 (33.74%) Juniper
3 39 (23.93%) F5
4 32 (19.63%) Palo Alto
5 26 (15.95%) Aerohive Networks
6 23 (14.11%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.59%) Citrix
8 11 (6.75%) Microsoft
9 8 (4.91%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.29%) Aruba
10 7 (4.29%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.29%) VMware
11 6 (3.68%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.84%) Akamai
12 3 (1.84%) IBM
13 2 (1.23%) EMC
13 2 (1.23%) Google
13 2 (1.23%) HP
13 2 (1.23%) Oracle
13 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds