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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 375 373 357
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 28 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £431 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -15.55%
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
17229 18076 16090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.61% 78.59% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12130 12626 11348
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 242 214
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.73 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
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 +19 7 £325 -39.53% 1
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 38 (42.22%) Firewall
2 36 (40.00%) Cisco
3 30 (33.33%) LAN
4 27 (30.00%) WAN
5 23 (25.56%) Telecoms
5 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
6 21 (23.33%) Network Design
6 21 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 21 (23.33%) Windows
7 20 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (22.22%) Network Security
8 19 (21.11%) SC Cleared
9 16 (17.78%) Linux
10 15 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 15 (16.67%) Migration
10 15 (16.67%) Multicast
11 13 (14.44%) Validation
11 13 (14.44%) OSPF
11 13 (14.44%) BGP
11 13 (14.44%) Perl
11 13 (14.44%) VPN
12 12 (13.33%) MPLS
12 12 (13.33%) Juniper
12 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (12.22%) F5
13 11 (12.22%) Finance
13 11 (12.22%) DNS
13 11 (12.22%) Java
13 11 (12.22%) OO
13 11 (12.22%) Cisco ASA

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.11%) nginx
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) Firewall
2 30 (33.33%) LAN
3 27 (30.00%) WAN
4 20 (22.22%) Network Security
5 15 (16.67%) Multicast
6 13 (14.44%) VPN
6 13 (14.44%) OSPF
6 13 (14.44%) BGP
7 12 (13.33%) MPLS
8 11 (12.22%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (12.22%) DNS
9 10 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 8 (8.89%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
11 7 (7.78%) Ethernet
12 6 (6.67%) HTTP
12 6 (6.67%) Internet
12 6 (6.67%) Extranet
12 6 (6.67%) IP Telephony
12 6 (6.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Big Data
2 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.11%) MS Access
3 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) GDB
2 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.22%) Calabash
3 1 (1.11%) Gradle
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (25.56%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Local Government
4 6 (6.67%) Law
5 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Architect
2 20 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Chief Technology Officer
5 7 (7.78%) Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Solutions Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.22%) IP Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) OSS Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Designer
9 2 (2.22%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Senior Network Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) CSS
1 3 (3.33%) Rendezvous
2 2 (2.22%) XML
2 2 (2.22%) RESTful
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5
3 1 (1.11%) CSS3
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (1.11%) Celery
3 1 (1.11%) XSD
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.11%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) BBC
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 16 (17.78%) Linux
3 7 (7.78%) UNIX
4 6 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) SUSE
7 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Network Design
2 15 (16.67%) Migration
3 13 (14.44%) Validation
4 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.22%) OO
5 10 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
6 9 (10.00%) ITIL
7 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.78%) Network Management
7 7 (7.78%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (6.67%) CRM
9 5 (5.56%) Project Management
9 5 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (5.56%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.44%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.33%) Information Security
11 3 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 13 (14.44%) Perl
3 11 (12.22%) Java
4 10 (11.11%) PHP
4 10 (11.11%) VB
4 10 (11.11%) Python
5 9 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.00%) VC++
5 9 (10.00%) C
5 9 (10.00%) C++
6 7 (7.78%) SQL
7 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (21.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.11%) Degree
5 8 (8.89%) CISSP
6 7 (7.78%) CCIE
6 7 (7.78%) CCNP
7 6 (6.67%) CCSP
7 6 (6.67%) CCSA
7 6 (6.67%) CCSE
8 5 (5.56%) CCDP
9 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.22%) CCDE
11 2 (2.22%) PMP
11 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
11 2 (2.22%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.22%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.22%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.11%) iptables
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.11%) Squid
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) Opsview
2 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) Cisco
2 21 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (13.33%) Juniper
4 11 (12.22%) F5
5 8 (8.89%) VMware
5 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.44%) Citrix
6 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.33%) TippingPoint
7 3 (3.33%) Huawei
7 3 (3.33%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 2 (2.22%) EMC
8 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle
8 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.22%) Cramer