The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 385 366 388
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 39 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 19
Average daily rate
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£525 £437 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% +9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £618 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £54.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +147.72%
Network Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18940 19187 19819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.17% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13551 13366 13861
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 220 235
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architecture across the London region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the London region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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City of London +10 11 £563 +18.42% 4
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Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture.

1 37 (52.11%) Cisco
2 35 (49.30%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (42.25%) Firewall
4 29 (40.85%) Data Centre
5 26 (36.62%) Windows
6 22 (30.99%) WAN
6 22 (30.99%) Finance
7 21 (29.58%) Network Design
8 20 (28.17%) LAN
9 19 (26.76%) Linux
10 18 (25.35%) Wireless
11 17 (23.94%) VoIP
11 17 (23.94%) UNIX
12 16 (22.54%) SAN
12 16 (22.54%) BIG-IP
13 15 (21.13%) Blue Coat
13 15 (21.13%) CheckPoint
13 15 (21.13%) CCIE
14 14 (19.72%) Nokia
14 14 (19.72%) ProxySG
15 13 (18.31%) Avaya
15 13 (18.31%) Nortel
15 13 (18.31%) Symantec
16 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (15.49%) Degree
17 11 (15.49%) Middleware
17 11 (15.49%) CA
17 11 (15.49%) Oracle
17 11 (15.49%) Solaris
18 10 (14.08%) Control-M

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.23%) MS Project
4 2 (2.82%) MS Office
4 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) Firewall
2 22 (30.99%) WAN
3 20 (28.17%) LAN
4 18 (25.35%) Wireless
5 17 (23.94%) VoIP
6 16 (22.54%) SAN
6 16 (22.54%) BIG-IP
7 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.08%) VPN
9 9 (12.68%) DNS
9 9 (12.68%) DHCP
10 8 (11.27%) Internet
10 8 (11.27%) IPsec
10 8 (11.27%) EIGRP
11 7 (9.86%) Multicast
12 6 (8.45%) NAS
13 5 (7.04%) InfiniBand
13 5 (7.04%) BGP
14 4 (5.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.82%) Gradle
1 2 (2.82%) Calabash
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Architect
2 25 (35.21%) Network Architect
3 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.08%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.23%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) Middleware
2 3 (4.23%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.82%) RESTful
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) BBC
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.82%) PMI
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) CMDB
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Linux
3 17 (23.94%) UNIX
4 11 (15.49%) Solaris
5 10 (14.08%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) SUSE
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Network Design
2 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL
4 7 (9.86%) Change Management
4 7 (9.86%) Security Architecture
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security
6 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 4 (5.63%) Migration
8 3 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.23%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Ruby
2 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (49.30%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.13%) CCIE
3 11 (15.49%) Degree
4 9 (12.68%) CCNP
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) CISSP
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) CCDE
6 3 (4.23%) PMP
6 3 (4.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CISA
7 1 (1.41%) CISM
7 1 (1.41%) CCSA
7 1 (1.41%) GCIA
7 1 (1.41%) GCIH
7 1 (1.41%) CCSE
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) COSO
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) ProxySG
2 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) Snort
6 1 (1.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (14.08%) Control-M
1 10 (14.08%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.41%) OPNET
2 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Cisco
2 15 (21.13%) Blue Coat
2 15 (21.13%) CheckPoint
3 14 (19.72%) Nokia
4 13 (18.31%) Symantec
4 13 (18.31%) Nortel
4 13 (18.31%) Avaya
5 11 (15.49%) Oracle
5 11 (15.49%) CA
6 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.86%) VMware
8 6 (8.45%) F5
9 5 (7.04%) Juniper
10 3 (4.23%) Rackspace
10 3 (4.23%) Aruba
11 2 (2.82%) Citrix
11 2 (2.82%) Google
11 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
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