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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 386 366 381
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 45 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 34
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £541 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
20419 21560 22362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 95.11% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14600 15240 16105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 350 445
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +1 8 £450 -14.28% 4
Chessington - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 88 (58.67%) Cisco
2 75 (50.00%) Firewall
3 69 (46.00%) WAN
4 54 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (30.67%) LAN
6 43 (28.67%) Network Security
7 42 (28.00%) Juniper
8 40 (26.67%) Network Design
9 32 (21.33%) CCIE
9 32 (21.33%) CCNP
10 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
11 27 (18.00%) Load Balancing
12 26 (17.33%) VPN
12 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
13 25 (16.67%) CheckPoint
13 25 (16.67%) F5
14 24 (16.00%) SC Cleared
15 23 (15.33%) Network Architecture
16 22 (14.67%) TCP/IP
17 20 (13.33%) Finance
17 20 (13.33%) TOGAF
18 19 (12.67%) Wireless
18 19 (12.67%) IPsec
19 18 (12.00%) JNCIS
20 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
20 17 (11.33%) Palo Alto
21 16 (10.67%) MPLS
22 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
22 15 (10.00%) Citrix
23 13 (8.67%) Law

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 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.33%) Apache
3 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) IIS
3 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) SaaS
2 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.67%) PaaS
4 3 (2.00%) Office 365
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) G Suite
5 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 75 (50.00%) Firewall
2 69 (46.00%) WAN
3 46 (30.67%) LAN
4 43 (28.67%) Network Security
5 26 (17.33%) VPN
6 22 (14.67%) TCP/IP
7 19 (12.67%) IPsec
7 19 (12.67%) Wireless
8 16 (10.67%) MPLS
9 12 (8.00%) DNS
10 11 (7.33%) BGP
10 11 (7.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.33%) Internet
11 10 (6.67%) OSPF
12 9 (6.00%) LDAP
12 9 (6.00%) Unified Communications
12 9 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (5.33%) VoIP
14 7 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) Big Data
1 1 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Law
3 7 (4.67%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Legal
3 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) J2EE
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.00%) PKI
3 10 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (6.00%) YubiKey
5 8 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.33%) CESG
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) BYOD
7 1 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.33%) Windows
2 7 (4.67%) Unix
3 5 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.67%) Network Design
2 27 (18.00%) Load Balancing
3 23 (15.33%) Network Architecture
4 20 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.00%) Change Management
7 10 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 9 (6.00%) Remediation Plan
9 8 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.33%) ITIL
9 8 (5.33%) Migration
9 8 (5.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 8 (5.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 7 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.67%) Validation
11 6 (4.00%) Change Control
11 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.33%) Capacity Management
12 5 (3.33%) Compliance Management
12 5 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.00%) C
2 1 (0.67%) Java
2 1 (0.67%) Perl
2 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (21.33%) CCIE
2 32 (21.33%) CCNP
3 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
4 24 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 18 (12.00%) JNCIS
6 11 (7.33%) JNCIA
7 8 (5.33%) CCDE
8 7 (4.67%) JNCIP
9 5 (3.33%) Degree
10 4 (2.67%) CCDP
10 4 (2.67%) CCNA
10 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (2.00%) CCDA
11 3 (2.00%) CCSE
11 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.33%) CISSP
12 2 (1.33%) MCSA
12 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.33%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.67%) XenApp
2 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.00%) vSphere
3 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.67%) Firmware
4 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (58.67%) Cisco
2 42 (28.00%) Juniper
3 25 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 25 (16.67%) F5
4 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.33%) Palo Alto
5 15 (10.00%) Citrix
6 13 (8.67%) Aerohive Networks
7 11 (7.33%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.67%) Aruba
9 9 (6.00%) Fortinet
9 9 (6.00%) VMware
10 7 (4.67%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.33%) Akamai
11 2 (1.33%) HP
11 2 (1.33%) IBM
11 2 (1.33%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.33%) Oracle
12 1 (0.67%) Dell
12 1 (0.67%) EMC
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