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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 384 391 393
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 42 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 25
Median daily rate £500 £474 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £456
% change year-on-year
- -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +35 5 £490 -4.39% 2
Harrow - 2 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 59 (50.86%) Firewall
2 58 (50.00%) Cisco
3 48 (41.38%) WAN
4 44 (37.93%) Network Design
4 44 (37.93%) Data Centre
5 42 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (27.59%) MPLS
7 29 (25.00%) LAN
8 28 (24.14%) CCIE
9 27 (23.28%) CCNP
9 27 (23.28%) Finance
9 27 (23.28%) Network Architecture
10 23 (19.83%) Migration
11 22 (18.97%) Wireless
11 22 (18.97%) Internet
12 21 (18.10%) CheckPoint
13 19 (16.38%) Retail
14 18 (15.52%) Network Security
15 17 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (14.66%) Juniper
16 15 (12.93%) Telecoms
17 14 (12.07%) OSPF
17 14 (12.07%) BGP
18 12 (10.34%) VPN
19 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (8.62%) Security Architecture
20 10 (8.62%) DNS
20 10 (8.62%) VMware
21 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
21 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.86%) CMS
1 1 (0.86%) IIS
1 1 (0.86%) iPlanet
1 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.86%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (50.86%) Firewall
2 48 (41.38%) WAN
3 32 (27.59%) MPLS
4 29 (25.00%) LAN
5 22 (18.97%) Internet
5 22 (18.97%) Wireless
6 18 (15.52%) Network Security
7 17 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (12.07%) BGP
8 14 (12.07%) OSPF
9 12 (10.34%) VPN
10 10 (8.62%) DNS
11 8 (6.90%) IPv4
12 7 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (6.03%) IPv6
12 7 (6.03%) MVNO
13 6 (5.17%) DHCP
13 6 (5.17%) IPsec
13 6 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (5.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) DB2
1 1 (0.86%) DB2 UDB
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Retail
3 15 (12.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.86%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.31%) iSeries
4 5 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.86%) AS400
5 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.03%) Linux
2 4 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.86%) AIX
4 1 (0.86%) Solaris
4 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) Network Design
2 27 (23.28%) Network Architecture
3 23 (19.83%) Migration
4 10 (8.62%) Security Architecture
5 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.03%) Presales
6 7 (6.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (5.17%) Service Design
8 5 (4.31%) Project Management
9 4 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.45%) Validation
10 3 (2.59%) Change Management
10 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.59%) Mobile Transformation
10 3 (2.59%) Process Architecture
10 3 (2.59%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) Lisp
2 1 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.86%) Java
2 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (24.14%) CCIE
3 27 (23.28%) CCNP
4 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.17%) CCNA
5 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) CCDP
7 3 (2.59%) Degree
8 2 (1.72%) CISSP
9 1 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.86%) CCSP
9 1 (0.86%) CEH
9 1 (0.86%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.86%) CISM
9 1 (0.86%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.86%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) ClearTrust
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.72%) Netcool
2 2 (1.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.86%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.86%) OPNET
3 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (50.00%) Cisco
2 21 (18.10%) CheckPoint
3 17 (14.66%) Juniper
4 10 (8.62%) VMware
5 8 (6.90%) IBM
6 7 (6.03%) F5
6 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.17%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.31%) Citrix
8 5 (4.31%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.59%) Aruba
10 3 (2.59%) Avaya
10 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.59%) Meraki
11 2 (1.72%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.72%) Nokia
12 1 (0.86%) Akamai
12 1 (0.86%) Cramer
12 1 (0.86%) Forcepoint