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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 371 390 359
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 49 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 31
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £98 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £526 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £57.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -67.50%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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 +26 13 £475 +18.75% 10
New Malden - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 45 (56.25%) Cisco
2 39 (48.75%) LAN
2 39 (48.75%) WAN
2 39 (48.75%) Firewall
3 29 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
5 24 (30.00%) Network Security
6 23 (28.75%) Finance
7 22 (27.50%) Network Design
8 20 (25.00%) CCNP
9 19 (23.75%) VPN
10 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 18 (22.50%) MPLS
11 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
12 16 (20.00%) OSPF
13 15 (18.75%) BGP
13 15 (18.75%) Migration
14 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
15 13 (16.25%) EIGRP
15 13 (16.25%) Juniper
15 13 (16.25%) Network Management
16 12 (15.00%) Wireless
16 12 (15.00%) Internet
16 12 (15.00%) VoIP
16 12 (15.00%) ITIL
17 11 (13.75%) Windows
17 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
17 11 (13.75%) DNS
17 11 (13.75%) IPsec
17 11 (13.75%) Network Monitoring

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.75%) IIS
1 3 (3.75%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.75%) LAN
1 39 (48.75%) WAN
1 39 (48.75%) Firewall
2 24 (30.00%) Network Security
3 19 (23.75%) VPN
4 18 (22.50%) MPLS
5 16 (20.00%) OSPF
6 15 (18.75%) BGP
7 13 (16.25%) EIGRP
8 12 (15.00%) Wireless
8 12 (15.00%) Internet
8 12 (15.00%) VoIP
9 11 (13.75%) DNS
9 11 (13.75%) IPsec
10 9 (11.25%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (11.25%) Multicast
10 9 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.25%) Extranet
11 8 (10.00%) SSL
11 8 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.25%) MS Access
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (33.75%) Telecoms
2 23 (28.75%) Finance
3 9 (11.25%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Local Government
5 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Architect
1 17 (21.25%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Security Architect
3 12 (15.00%) Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 7 (8.75%) Security Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Network Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) WAP
2 1 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.25%) PMI
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Network Design
2 15 (18.75%) Migration
3 13 (16.25%) Network Management
4 12 (15.00%) ITIL
5 11 (13.75%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.75%) Project Management
8 6 (7.50%) Validation
8 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.25%) Change Control
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.25%) Time Management
9 5 (6.25%) Information Security
9 5 (6.25%) Change Management
9 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.00%) Security Architecture
11 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.75%) SIEM
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) Java
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.00%) CCNP
3 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.75%) CCIE
4 7 (8.75%) CCNA
4 7 (8.75%) CCDP
5 4 (5.00%) CISSP
5 4 (5.00%) JNCIS
5 4 (5.00%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) CISM
7 2 (2.50%) CISA
7 2 (2.50%) CCIP
7 2 (2.50%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.25%) CEH
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.25%) CCDE
8 1 (1.25%) MCSE
8 1 (1.25%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
1 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.25%) Nessus
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
1 1 (1.25%) SCOM
1 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (56.25%) Cisco
2 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
4 13 (16.25%) Juniper
5 5 (6.25%) F5
5 5 (6.25%) Mitel
6 3 (3.75%) Huawei
6 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.75%) CA
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) McAfee
7 2 (2.50%) Nokia
7 2 (2.50%) Siemens
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) TippingPoint
7 2 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.25%) Tufin
8 1 (1.25%) Aruba
8 1 (1.25%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.25%) Lumension
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