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 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 Architecture
Rank 355 371 391
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 56 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.20% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 8
Average daily rate £500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £695 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £381
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £19.00
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
City of London +31 6 £525 +40.00% 3
New Malden - 5 - -
Feltham - 2 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £238 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 54 (58.70%) Firewall
2 45 (48.91%) Cisco
3 31 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (32.61%) WAN
5 28 (30.43%) Linux
6 27 (29.35%) Windows
6 27 (29.35%) LAN
7 26 (28.26%) DNS
7 26 (28.26%) Network Design
7 26 (28.26%) Data Centre
8 24 (26.09%) Unix
9 21 (22.83%) Juniper
10 18 (19.57%) OSPF
10 18 (19.57%) CCIE
10 18 (19.57%) Migration
10 18 (19.57%) Security Architecture
11 17 (18.48%) Finance
11 17 (18.48%) VMware
11 17 (18.48%) VPN
11 17 (18.48%) BGP
12 16 (17.39%) Wireless
12 16 (17.39%) Degree
13 15 (16.30%) CCNP
13 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.22%) DHCP
15 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
15 13 (14.13%) IPsec
15 13 (14.13%) CheckPoint
16 12 (13.04%) MPLS
16 12 (13.04%) Network Security

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) Node.js
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.17%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.09%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (58.70%) Firewall
2 30 (32.61%) WAN
3 27 (29.35%) LAN
4 26 (28.26%) DNS
5 18 (19.57%) OSPF
6 17 (18.48%) BGP
6 17 (18.48%) VPN
7 16 (17.39%) Wireless
8 14 (15.22%) DHCP
9 13 (14.13%) IPsec
9 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
10 12 (13.04%) MPLS
10 12 (13.04%) Network Security
11 10 (10.87%) EIGRP
11 10 (10.87%) SAN
12 9 (9.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (9.78%) Multicast
13 8 (8.70%) Ethernet
13 8 (8.70%) HSRP
13 8 (8.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.09%) Big Data
2 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
1 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Billing
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Local Government
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Architect
2 31 (33.70%) Network Architect
3 18 (19.57%) Network Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Data Centre Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Designer
7 5 (5.43%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.35%) Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Data Migration Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) Ajax
3 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) Dojo
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) HTML5
3 1 (1.09%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) React
3 1 (1.09%) REST
3 1 (1.09%) RFC 2547
3 1 (1.09%) SOAP
3 1 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.43%) iSeries
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Linux
2 27 (29.35%) Windows
3 24 (26.09%) Unix
4 8 (8.70%) SUSE
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.09%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Network Design
2 18 (19.57%) Migration
2 18 (19.57%) Security Architecture
3 10 (10.87%) Change Management
4 9 (9.78%) ITIL
4 9 (9.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.61%) Information Security
6 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.52%) Low Latency
7 6 (6.52%) Network Management
7 6 (6.52%) Process Architecture
8 5 (5.43%) High Availability
9 4 (4.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (4.35%) OWASP
9 4 (4.35%) Presales
9 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) SFIA
9 4 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) C
3 6 (6.52%) Lisp
4 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) Perl
5 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.57%) CCIE
3 16 (17.39%) Degree
4 15 (16.30%) CCNP
5 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.61%) CCNA
6 7 (7.61%) JNCIA
6 7 (7.61%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.52%) CCDA
7 6 (6.52%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.52%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.43%) CISM
8 5 (5.43%) CISSP
9 3 (3.26%) CCDE
10 1 (1.09%) CCDP
10 1 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.09%) PMP
10 1 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) NFS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.09%) UAG
4 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) OPNET
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.09%) AppManager
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Cacti
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.09%) OpenView
3 1 (1.09%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.09%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (48.91%) Cisco
2 21 (22.83%) Juniper
3 17 (18.48%) VMware
4 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.13%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.04%) F5
7 11 (11.96%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.70%) IBM
9 7 (7.61%) Aruba
9 7 (7.61%) Dell
9 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.61%) Riverbed
10 6 (6.52%) Oracle
10 6 (6.52%) Palo Alto
11 4 (4.35%) Citrix
11 4 (4.35%) Huawei
11 4 (4.35%) LANDesk
12 3 (3.26%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.26%) Brocade
12 3 (3.26%) Fortinet
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