The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 334 371 370
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 77 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 22
Average daily rate £511 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hayes - 2 £560 -
Hounslow - 2 £560 -
City of London +33 1 £525 +61.53% 1
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 74 (52.86%) Firewall
2 65 (46.43%) Cisco
3 63 (45.00%) WAN
4 52 (37.14%) Network Design
5 51 (36.43%) Data Centre
6 47 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (30.00%) MPLS
7 42 (30.00%) LAN
8 34 (24.29%) CCIE
9 33 (23.57%) Finance
10 31 (22.14%) CheckPoint
10 31 (22.14%) Network Architecture
11 30 (21.43%) CCNP
12 29 (20.71%) Juniper
12 29 (20.71%) Migration
13 24 (17.14%) Network Security
13 24 (17.14%) Retail
13 24 (17.14%) VPN
14 23 (16.43%) Internet
15 19 (13.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (12.14%) DNS
16 17 (12.14%) VMware
17 16 (11.43%) Wireless
18 15 (10.71%) Telecoms
18 15 (10.71%) Windows
19 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
19 13 (9.29%) OSPF
19 13 (9.29%) BGP
19 13 (9.29%) Citrix
19 13 (9.29%) IPsec

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (1.43%) IIS
1 2 (1.43%) Moodle
1 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) Lync
2 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Relativity
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.43%) GitHub
1 2 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (52.86%) Firewall
2 63 (45.00%) WAN
3 42 (30.00%) LAN
3 42 (30.00%) MPLS
4 24 (17.14%) Network Security
4 24 (17.14%) VPN
5 23 (16.43%) Internet
6 19 (13.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (12.14%) DNS
8 16 (11.43%) Wireless
9 13 (9.29%) BGP
9 13 (9.29%) IPsec
9 13 (9.29%) OSPF
10 12 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (7.14%) DHCP
11 10 (7.14%) VLAN
12 8 (5.71%) IPv4
12 8 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
13 7 (5.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (23.57%) Finance
2 24 (17.14%) Retail
3 15 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 51 (36.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.57%) iSeries
4 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.14%) PKI
6 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) VLE
7 1 (0.71%) BYOD
7 1 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.71%) Windows
2 12 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.14%) Network Design
2 31 (22.14%) Network Architecture
3 29 (20.71%) Migration
4 12 (8.57%) Security Architecture
5 9 (6.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (5.00%) Presales
6 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.29%) Load Testing
7 6 (4.29%) Process Architecture
8 4 (2.86%) ITIL
8 4 (2.86%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.14%) Analytics
9 3 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.14%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.14%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.14%) Project Management
9 3 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.14%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.71%) SQL
2 5 (3.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 47 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (24.29%) CCIE
3 30 (21.43%) CCNP
4 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) CCNA
7 4 (2.86%) CISSP
8 3 (2.14%) CCDE
8 3 (2.14%) Degree
9 2 (1.43%) CCDP
9 2 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.71%) CEH
10 1 (0.71%) CISM
10 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.71%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.71%) vSphere
3 8 (5.71%) XenServer
4 2 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.43%) Netcool
1 2 (1.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.71%) OPNET
Vendors
1 65 (46.43%) Cisco
2 31 (22.14%) CheckPoint
3 29 (20.71%) Juniper
4 17 (12.14%) VMware
5 13 (9.29%) Citrix
5 13 (9.29%) F5
5 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.43%) IBM
7 8 (5.71%) Brocade
7 8 (5.71%) Fortinet
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle
9 5 (3.57%) Avaya
9 5 (3.57%) Varonis
10 4 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.86%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.14%) Aruba
11 3 (2.14%) HP
11 3 (2.14%) Meraki
12 2 (1.43%) CommVault
12 2 (1.43%) Dell
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