The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 380 365 377
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 32 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 25
Average daily rate £465 £563 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+7.55% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Network Architect
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 7 £450 -21.73% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (66.15%) Cisco
2 34 (52.31%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (47.69%) Firewall
4 27 (41.54%) Juniper
5 23 (35.38%) WAN
6 22 (33.85%) CCIE
7 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
8 17 (26.15%) CCNP
8 17 (26.15%) Network Security
9 15 (23.08%) LAN
10 14 (21.54%) OSPF
10 14 (21.54%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) F5
11 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (20.00%) Wireless
12 12 (18.46%) Network Design
13 11 (16.92%) BGP
14 8 (12.31%) Network Architecture
14 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.31%) VLAN
14 8 (12.31%) MPLS
14 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
15 7 (10.77%) CCDP
15 7 (10.77%) HP
15 7 (10.77%) VMware
15 7 (10.77%) Migration
15 7 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (10.77%) Riverbed
15 7 (10.77%) Multicast
16 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (4.62%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (47.69%) Firewall
2 23 (35.38%) WAN
3 17 (26.15%) Network Security
4 15 (23.08%) LAN
5 14 (21.54%) OSPF
6 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (20.00%) Wireless
7 11 (16.92%) BGP
8 8 (12.31%) VLAN
8 8 (12.31%) MPLS
8 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
9 7 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (10.77%) Multicast
10 6 (9.23%) IPsec
10 6 (9.23%) Internet
10 6 (9.23%) VPN
11 5 (7.69%) BGP-4
11 5 (7.69%) EIGRP
11 5 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) German Language
4 2 (3.08%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) XMPP
1 1 (1.54%) LAMP
1 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) PKI
2 1 (1.54%) NHS
2 1 (1.54%) CESG
2 1 (1.54%) Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.54%) Ergonomics
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Solaris
2 1 (1.54%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Network Design
2 8 (12.31%) Network Architecture
3 7 (10.77%) Migration
4 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.23%) Security Architecture
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.62%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Network Management
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Service Management
8 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.54%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.54%) BCP
9 1 (1.54%) Logistics
9 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.54%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (33.85%) CCIE
3 17 (26.15%) CCNP
4 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) CCDP
6 6 (9.23%) Degree
6 6 (9.23%) CCNA
7 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.15%) VTSP
8 4 (6.15%) CCSA
8 4 (6.15%) JNCIP
8 4 (6.15%) JNCIE
8 4 (6.15%) CCSE
9 3 (4.62%) CCDA
9 3 (4.62%) CISSP
9 3 (4.62%) CISM
9 3 (4.62%) ISACA
10 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.08%) MCSE
10 2 (3.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) Cisco
2 27 (41.54%) Juniper
3 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
4 14 (21.54%) F5
5 7 (10.77%) HP
5 7 (10.77%) VMware
5 7 (10.77%) Riverbed
6 5 (7.69%) McAfee
6 5 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.15%) Nokia
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.62%) Aruba
9 2 (3.08%) Nortel
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle
10 1 (1.54%) EMC
10 1 (1.54%) Avaya
10 1 (1.54%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.54%) BT
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Acumin
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 6 month contract, very likely to ext
Posted: 5 days ago