The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 373 386 362
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 29 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.074% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.080% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 30
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £450 £385
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 472 642
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Network Architect
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
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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
City of London +34 8 £550 -4.34% 3
Harrow - - - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 36 (60.00%) Cisco
2 31 (51.67%) Firewall
3 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (38.33%) CCIE
5 21 (35.00%) WAN
6 20 (33.33%) LAN
7 18 (30.00%) Juniper
8 17 (28.33%) Network Design
8 17 (28.33%) Network Security
9 13 (21.67%) Finance
9 13 (21.67%) CCNP
9 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
10 10 (16.67%) Wireless
10 10 (16.67%) OSPF
10 10 (16.67%) BGP
11 9 (15.00%) Multicast
12 8 (13.33%) F5
13 7 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (11.67%) MPLS
13 7 (11.67%) ITIL
14 6 (10.00%) Windows
14 6 (10.00%) CCDP
14 6 (10.00%) Migration
14 6 (10.00%) Banking
14 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
14 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (8.33%) Low Latency
15 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
15 5 (8.33%) VLAN
15 5 (8.33%) Telecoms

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 21 (35.00%) WAN
3 20 (33.33%) LAN
4 17 (28.33%) Network Security
5 10 (16.67%) Wireless
5 10 (16.67%) OSPF
5 10 (16.67%) BGP
6 9 (15.00%) Multicast
7 7 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (11.67%) MPLS
8 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (8.33%) VLAN
10 4 (6.67%) EIGRP
10 4 (6.67%) Internet
10 4 (6.67%) VPN
11 3 (5.00%) DNS
11 3 (5.00%) IPv4
11 3 (5.00%) SAN
11 3 (5.00%) BGP-4
11 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
1 1 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (1.67%) Clustering
1 1 (1.67%) Ergonomics
1 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Solaris
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Network Design
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 5 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (3.33%) SABSA
7 2 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.33%) Information Security
7 2 (3.33%) Network Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) B2B
8 1 (1.67%) BCP
8 1 (1.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) Perl
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (38.33%) CCIE
3 13 (21.67%) CCNP
4 6 (10.00%) CCDP
5 5 (8.33%) CISSP
5 5 (8.33%) CCNA
5 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) CISM
6 3 (5.00%) CCSA
6 3 (5.00%) CCSE
6 3 (5.00%) JNCIP
6 3 (5.00%) JNCIE
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (5.00%) CCDA
6 3 (5.00%) ISACA
7 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) MCSA
7 2 (3.33%) VTSP
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Cisco
2 18 (30.00%) Juniper
3 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.33%) F5
5 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee
7 2 (3.33%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) BT
8 1 (1.67%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.67%) Nortel
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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