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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 358 369 378
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 45 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.12% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £395 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £454 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
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 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 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
City of London +11 7 £525 +10.52% 3
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (74.67%) Cisco
2 47 (62.67%) Firewall
3 32 (42.67%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (34.67%) WAN
5 24 (32.00%) Juniper
6 21 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (25.33%) LAN
7 19 (25.33%) VoIP
7 19 (25.33%) Wireless
8 18 (24.00%) CheckPoint
8 18 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (22.67%) Network Security
9 17 (22.67%) F5
9 17 (22.67%) CCIE
9 17 (22.67%) Network Design
10 16 (21.33%) Finance
10 16 (21.33%) MPLS
10 16 (21.33%) Network Architecture
11 15 (20.00%) VPN
12 14 (18.67%) OSPF
13 11 (14.67%) BGP
13 11 (14.67%) Citrix
14 10 (13.33%) BIG-IP
14 10 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
15 9 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (12.00%) Blue Coat
15 9 (12.00%) VLAN
15 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
15 9 (12.00%) SAN

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.33%) Lync
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (62.67%) Firewall
2 26 (34.67%) WAN
3 21 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (25.33%) LAN
4 19 (25.33%) VoIP
4 19 (25.33%) Wireless
5 18 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (22.67%) Network Security
7 16 (21.33%) MPLS
8 15 (20.00%) VPN
9 14 (18.67%) OSPF
10 11 (14.67%) BGP
11 10 (13.33%) BIG-IP
11 10 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (12.00%) VLAN
12 9 (12.00%) SAN
13 8 (10.67%) IPsec
13 8 (10.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Online Games
2 5 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) BYOD
3 1 (1.33%) SecurID
3 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) UNIX
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Network Design
2 16 (21.33%) Network Architecture
3 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.33%) Migration
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.67%) Service Management
6 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.00%) Project Management
9 2 (2.67%) Validation
9 2 (2.67%) Information Security
9 2 (2.67%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (42.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.67%) CCIE
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
4 6 (8.00%) CCNP
4 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) CCNA
6 4 (5.33%) CISSP
6 4 (5.33%) CCDP
7 2 (2.67%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.33%) CCDE
8 1 (1.33%) VTSP
8 1 (1.33%) CCSA
8 1 (1.33%) CISM
8 1 (1.33%) CCDA
8 1 (1.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) XenServer
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) BladeLogic
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 56 (74.67%) Cisco
2 24 (32.00%) Juniper
3 18 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (22.67%) F5
5 11 (14.67%) Citrix
6 9 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 9 (12.00%) Symantec
7 8 (10.67%) Avaya
7 8 (10.67%) Nokia
7 8 (10.67%) Nortel
8 6 (8.00%) Oracle
9 5 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.67%) CA
10 4 (5.33%) BT
11 3 (4.00%) Prolexic
11 3 (4.00%) ScanSafe
11 3 (4.00%) Mitel
12 2 (2.67%) HP
12 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.67%) VMware
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