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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
England / London
Rank 329 349 385
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 68 71 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 20
Median daily rate £550 £520 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +9.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -

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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +8 13 £575 +9.52% 1
Hayes +1 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £650 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 78 (70.91%) Cisco
2 55 (50.00%) Firewall
3 52 (47.27%) WAN
4 49 (44.55%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (39.09%) Network Security
6 37 (33.64%) CCIE
7 31 (28.18%) LAN
8 29 (26.36%) VPN
9 25 (22.73%) Finance
9 25 (22.73%) Juniper
10 23 (20.91%) CCNP
11 22 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 20 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 19 (17.27%) Network Architecture
13 19 (17.27%) MPLS
14 18 (16.36%) Wireless
14 18 (16.36%) F5
15 17 (15.45%) OSPF
15 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
16 16 (14.55%) BGP
16 16 (14.55%) DMZ
16 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (13.64%) TOGAF
18 14 (12.73%) Network Design
19 13 (11.82%) Palo Alto
20 12 (10.91%) Citrix
21 11 (10.00%) IPsec
21 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
21 11 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (5.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.73%) IaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) PaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.00%) Firewall
2 52 (47.27%) WAN
3 43 (39.09%) Network Security
4 31 (28.18%) LAN
5 29 (26.36%) VPN
6 19 (17.27%) MPLS
7 18 (16.36%) Wireless
8 17 (15.45%) OSPF
9 16 (14.55%) BGP
9 16 (14.55%) DMZ
10 11 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (10.00%) IPsec
11 10 (9.09%) Internet
11 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 9 (8.18%) DNS
13 8 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.27%) IPv6
13 8 (7.27%) VoIP
14 7 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Big Data
2 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.91%) DocumentDB
General
1 25 (22.73%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Legal
4 6 (5.45%) Law
4 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.55%) Retail
6 4 (3.64%) Military
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) 802.1X
1 6 (5.45%) Web Services
2 4 (3.64%) XMPP
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) Core Data
3 1 (0.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (8.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (6.36%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.82%) iSeries
7 1 (0.91%) CESG
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) Network Architecture
2 15 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 14 (12.73%) Network Design
4 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.27%) Migration
6 7 (6.36%) SOA
6 7 (6.36%) Validation
7 6 (5.45%) Data Protection
7 6 (5.45%) Network Management
8 5 (4.55%) Product Management
8 5 (4.55%) Security Architecture
8 5 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.64%) Information Security
9 4 (3.64%) Operations Management
9 4 (3.64%) People Management
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.73%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.64%) C
2 3 (2.73%) SQL
3 2 (1.82%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 49 (44.55%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (33.64%) CCIE
3 23 (20.91%) CCNP
4 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.55%) CCDP
6 5 (4.55%) CCNA
6 5 (4.55%) JNCIP
6 5 (4.55%) JNCIS
7 4 (3.64%) CCDE
7 4 (3.64%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.73%) CCSA
9 2 (1.82%) Degree
9 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.91%) CCSE
10 1 (0.91%) CISA
10 1 (0.91%) CISSP
10 1 (0.91%) MCSA
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.73%) XenApp
4 2 (1.82%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) Firmware
5 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (70.91%) Cisco
2 25 (22.73%) Juniper
3 22 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 18 (16.36%) F5
5 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
6 13 (11.82%) Palo Alto
7 12 (10.91%) Citrix
8 7 (6.36%) Aruba
8 7 (6.36%) VMware
9 6 (5.45%) Blue Coat
10 5 (4.55%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.73%) Brocade
11 3 (2.73%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.82%) Arista
12 2 (1.82%) IBM
12 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.82%) Splunk
13 1 (0.91%) Dynatrace
13 1 (0.91%) New Relic
13 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com