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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
England / London
Rank 355 350 381
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 54 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 26
Median daily rate £500 £503 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £469 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -5 2 £400 -36.00% 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 80 (72.07%) Cisco
2 64 (57.66%) WAN
3 57 (51.35%) Firewall
4 45 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (38.74%) Network Security
6 37 (33.33%) LAN
7 31 (27.93%) CCIE
8 28 (25.23%) Juniper
8 28 (25.23%) Finance
9 23 (20.72%) VPN
10 22 (19.82%) CCNP
11 21 (18.92%) CheckPoint
11 21 (18.92%) Data Centre
12 20 (18.02%) Network Architecture
13 19 (17.12%) Wireless
14 17 (15.32%) TOGAF
15 16 (14.41%) Load Balancing
16 15 (13.51%) Network Design
17 14 (12.61%) MPLS
17 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
17 14 (12.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 14 (12.61%) F5
18 13 (11.71%) Palo Alto
18 13 (11.71%) DMZ
19 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
19 11 (9.91%) BGP
19 11 (9.91%) Internet
19 11 (9.91%) Citrix
20 10 (9.01%) OSPF
20 10 (9.01%) DNS

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 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.80%) Apache
2 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) SaaS
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.50%) PaaS
5 3 (2.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.90%) Akamai
6 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (57.66%) WAN
2 57 (51.35%) Firewall
3 43 (38.74%) Network Security
4 37 (33.33%) LAN
5 23 (20.72%) VPN
6 19 (17.12%) Wireless
7 14 (12.61%) MPLS
8 13 (11.71%) DMZ
9 11 (9.91%) BGP
9 11 (9.91%) Internet
10 10 (9.01%) DNS
10 10 (9.01%) IPsec
10 10 (9.01%) OSPF
11 9 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
12 8 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (6.31%) VoIP
14 6 (5.41%) WLAN
15 5 (4.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (25.23%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Banking
2 8 (7.21%) Legal
3 5 (4.50%) Law
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Web Services
2 4 (3.60%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (6.31%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) iSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Unix
3 4 (3.60%) Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Network Architecture
2 17 (15.32%) TOGAF
3 16 (14.41%) Load Balancing
4 15 (13.51%) Network Design
5 8 (7.21%) Migration
6 7 (6.31%) Validation
7 6 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.50%) Product Management
8 5 (4.50%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (3.60%) Security Architecture
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.70%) High Availability
10 3 (2.70%) ITIL
10 3 (2.70%) Network Management
10 3 (2.70%) Operations Management
10 3 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.80%) C
2 1 (0.90%) Java
2 1 (0.90%) Lisp
2 1 (0.90%) Perl
2 1 (0.90%) Python
2 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (27.93%) CCIE
3 22 (19.82%) CCNP
4 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.21%) JNCIP
5 8 (7.21%) JNCIS
5 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) CCNA
7 5 (4.50%) CCDP
8 4 (3.60%) CCDE
8 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.70%) CCSA
9 3 (2.70%) CCSE
10 2 (1.80%) Degree
10 2 (1.80%) MCSA
10 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.90%) CCDA
11 1 (0.90%) CISSP
11 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.80%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) XenApp
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (72.07%) Cisco
2 28 (25.23%) Juniper
3 21 (18.92%) CheckPoint
4 14 (12.61%) F5
4 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.71%) Palo Alto
6 11 (9.91%) Citrix
7 10 (9.01%) Aruba
7 10 (9.01%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.31%) Fortinet
8 7 (6.31%) VMware
9 6 (5.41%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.70%) Brocade
11 2 (1.80%) HP
11 2 (1.80%) IBM
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle
12 1 (0.90%) Dell
12 1 (0.90%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com