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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 391 392 342
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 38 33 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 47
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£475 £478 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £584 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Architect
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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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +28 10 £488 +27.86% 5
Harrow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (66.07%) Cisco
2 27 (48.21%) Firewall
3 24 (42.86%) WAN
4 23 (41.07%) Network Security
5 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (35.71%) LAN
7 19 (33.93%) CCIE
8 15 (26.79%) BGP
8 15 (26.79%) Network Design
9 13 (23.21%) OSPF
10 12 (21.43%) Finance
11 8 (14.29%) MPLS
11 8 (14.29%) Juniper
11 8 (14.29%) CCNP
12 7 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (12.50%) F5
13 6 (10.71%) VLAN
13 6 (10.71%) Sourcefire
13 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
13 6 (10.71%) Wireless
13 6 (10.71%) ITIL
13 6 (10.71%) Project Management
13 6 (10.71%) DSL
14 5 (8.93%) VRRP
14 5 (8.93%) EIGRP
14 5 (8.93%) IPv4
14 5 (8.93%) SLA
14 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
14 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
14 5 (8.93%) CCNA

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) Firewall
2 24 (42.86%) WAN
3 23 (41.07%) Network Security
4 20 (35.71%) LAN
5 15 (26.79%) BGP
6 13 (23.21%) OSPF
7 8 (14.29%) MPLS
8 7 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.71%) Wireless
9 6 (10.71%) DSL
9 6 (10.71%) VLAN
10 5 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (8.93%) HSRP
10 5 (8.93%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.93%) VPN
10 5 (8.93%) VRRP
10 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
10 5 (8.93%) IPv4
11 4 (7.14%) IPv6
11 4 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.79%) DTV
2 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Solaris
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Network Design
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
3 5 (8.93%) SIEM
4 4 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 4 (7.14%) Validation
4 4 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.36%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (3.57%) SABSA
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.93%) CCIE
3 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 5 (8.93%) CCNA
4 5 (8.93%) CCDP
5 3 (5.36%) CISSP
5 3 (5.36%) CCDA
6 2 (3.57%) CCA
6 2 (3.57%) CCDE
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) ISACA
7 1 (1.79%) CISM
7 1 (1.79%) CCSA
7 1 (1.79%) CCSE
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.79%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Cisco
2 8 (14.29%) Juniper
3 7 (12.50%) F5
4 6 (10.71%) Sourcefire
5 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.14%) HP
6 4 (7.14%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee
8 1 (1.79%) BT
8 1 (1.79%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.79%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
8 1 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
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