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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 371 359 350
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 28 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £394 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -57.77%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +25 11 £375 -30.23% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (50.48%) Cisco
2 48 (45.71%) Firewall
3 38 (36.19%) Network Design
4 37 (35.24%) WAN
5 36 (34.29%) Telecoms
6 35 (33.33%) LAN
7 33 (31.43%) CheckPoint
8 25 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (22.86%) Windows
9 24 (22.86%) Network Security
10 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
11 21 (20.00%) Migration
11 21 (20.00%) OSPF
11 21 (20.00%) BGP
12 20 (19.05%) Multicast
13 19 (18.10%) SC Cleared
14 18 (17.14%) EIGRP
15 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
16 16 (15.24%) MPLS
16 16 (15.24%) Linux
17 15 (14.29%) VPN
17 15 (14.29%) Finance
18 14 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (12.38%) Validation
19 13 (12.38%) Retail
19 13 (12.38%) Perl
19 13 (12.38%) Internet
19 13 (12.38%) Extranet
20 12 (11.43%) Java
20 12 (11.43%) ITIL

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.95%) nginx
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Office
1 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.90%) MS Project
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (5.71%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) Firewall
2 37 (35.24%) WAN
3 35 (33.33%) LAN
4 24 (22.86%) Network Security
5 21 (20.00%) OSPF
5 21 (20.00%) BGP
6 20 (19.05%) Multicast
7 18 (17.14%) EIGRP
8 16 (15.24%) MPLS
9 15 (14.29%) VPN
10 14 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (12.38%) Internet
11 13 (12.38%) Extranet
12 12 (11.43%) DNS
13 11 (10.48%) IP Telephony
14 8 (7.62%) SAN
14 8 (7.62%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (6.67%) LTE
15 7 (6.67%) UMTS
15 7 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Big Data
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.95%) MS Access
4 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) GDB
2 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.90%) Calabash
3 1 (0.95%) Gradle
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
3 13 (12.38%) Retail
4 8 (7.62%) Law
5 6 (5.71%) Local Government
6 5 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 5 (4.76%) Legal
6 5 (4.76%) Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (37.14%) Architect
2 18 (17.14%) Network Architect
3 17 (16.19%) Network Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 11 (10.48%) Chief Technology Officer
6 8 (7.62%) Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) OSS Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Architect
11 2 (1.90%) IP Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) Voice Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) Firewall Consultant
11 2 (1.90%) Senior Network Architect
11 2 (1.90%) Infrastructure Technician
11 2 (1.90%) Security Analyst
11 2 (1.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) RESTful
2 3 (2.86%) CSS
2 3 (2.86%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.95%) Middleware
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) Django
3 1 (0.95%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) XSD
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) HTML5
3 1 (0.95%) CSS3
3 1 (0.95%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (0.95%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) CESG
4 2 (1.90%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.95%) BBC
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) UNIX
4 6 (5.71%) Windows 2000
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.90%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Network Design
2 21 (20.00%) Migration
3 13 (12.38%) Validation
4 12 (11.43%) ITIL
4 12 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.43%) Network Management
5 11 (10.48%) OO
6 10 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
7 9 (8.57%) CRM
8 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.76%) Security Architecture
10 5 (4.76%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.81%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (2.86%) Investment Management
12 3 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
2 13 (12.38%) Perl
3 12 (11.43%) Java
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
5 10 (9.52%) PHP
5 10 (9.52%) VB
5 10 (9.52%) Python
6 9 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.57%) VC++
6 9 (8.57%) C
6 9 (8.57%) C++
7 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.90%) VBScript
7 2 (1.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
3 19 (18.10%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.52%) Degree
5 9 (8.57%) CISSP
6 7 (6.67%) CCIE
7 6 (5.71%) CCSP
7 6 (5.71%) CCNP
7 6 (5.71%) CCSA
7 6 (5.71%) CCSE
8 5 (4.76%) CCDP
9 4 (3.81%) CCNA
9 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) CCDE
10 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.90%) MCSE
11 1 (0.95%) ISEB
11 1 (0.95%) CCIP
11 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (0.95%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) SCCM
1 5 (4.76%) SCOM
1 5 (4.76%) SCVMM
1 5 (4.76%) SCDPM
2 4 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.95%) Nessus
4 1 (0.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.95%) Opsview
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (50.48%) Cisco
2 33 (31.43%) CheckPoint
3 12 (11.43%) F5
4 9 (8.57%) VMware
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.67%) Juniper
6 6 (5.71%) HP
6 6 (5.71%) Huawei
7 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.81%) TippingPoint
8 4 (3.81%) Citrix
8 4 (3.81%) EMC
8 4 (3.81%) Symantec
8 4 (3.81%) McAfee
8 4 (3.81%) Sophos
8 4 (3.81%) Lumension
9 3 (2.86%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.86%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.86%) Tufin
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