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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 375 379 361
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 38 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 19
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £535 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.27% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
20837 22139 19495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.04% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14957 15233 13034
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 386 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +2 6 £481 -2.03% 2
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 61 (82.43%) Cisco
2 39 (52.70%) WAN
3 38 (51.35%) Firewall
4 33 (44.59%) LAN
5 27 (36.49%) Network Security
6 25 (33.78%) Network Design
7 22 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (24.32%) OSPF
8 18 (24.32%) Finance
8 18 (24.32%) BGP
9 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
9 17 (22.97%) CCIE
9 17 (22.97%) F5
10 13 (17.57%) Wireless
10 13 (17.57%) Juniper
10 13 (17.57%) Internet
11 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
12 11 (14.86%) SAN
12 11 (14.86%) Network Architecture
13 10 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (13.51%) Windows
14 9 (12.16%) MPLS
14 9 (12.16%) Retail
14 9 (12.16%) BIG-IP
14 9 (12.16%) ITIL
15 8 (10.81%) VoIP
15 8 (10.81%) SLA
15 8 (10.81%) VLAN
15 8 (10.81%) EIGRP
16 7 (9.46%) Wi-Fi

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 2 (2.70%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.70%) WAN
2 38 (51.35%) Firewall
3 33 (44.59%) LAN
4 27 (36.49%) Network Security
5 18 (24.32%) OSPF
5 18 (24.32%) BGP
6 13 (17.57%) Internet
6 13 (17.57%) Wireless
7 11 (14.86%) SAN
8 10 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (12.16%) BIG-IP
9 9 (12.16%) MPLS
10 8 (10.81%) EIGRP
10 8 (10.81%) VoIP
10 8 (10.81%) VLAN
11 7 (9.46%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (8.11%) HSRP
12 6 (8.11%) Extranet
12 6 (8.11%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.16%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.41%) Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Marketing
7 2 (2.70%) Russian Language
7 2 (2.70%) Electronics
7 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) DTV
1 2 (2.70%) Clustering
1 2 (2.70%) Online Games
1 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) UNIX
3 6 (8.11%) Solaris
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Network Design
2 11 (14.86%) Network Architecture
3 9 (12.16%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) Project Management
4 5 (6.76%) Validation
4 5 (6.76%) Migration
4 5 (6.76%) SIEM
4 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
4 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.41%) Network Planning
5 4 (5.41%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) Java
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.97%) CCIE
3 6 (8.11%) CCNP
3 6 (8.11%) CCNA
3 6 (8.11%) CCDP
4 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) CCDE
5 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) CCA
5 4 (5.41%) CCDA
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (5.41%) Control-M
1 4 (5.41%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (82.43%) Cisco
2 17 (22.97%) CheckPoint
2 17 (22.97%) F5
3 13 (17.57%) Juniper
4 6 (8.11%) EMC
4 6 (8.11%) Sourcefire
4 6 (8.11%) VMware
5 5 (6.76%) Blue Coat
5 5 (6.76%) ArcSight
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
5 5 (6.76%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Symantec
6 4 (5.41%) Nortel
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) Avaya
7 3 (4.05%) CA
7 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 3 (4.05%) Nokia
8 2 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) Informatica
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