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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 388 366 365
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 23 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.16% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 10
Average daily rate
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£518 £431 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £317 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -55.46%
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
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
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 £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 3 £550 -8.33% 2
Croydon - 2 £350 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £510 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 24 (42.11%) Firewall
2 23 (40.35%) Cisco
3 17 (29.82%) LAN
4 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (24.56%) WAN
6 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
6 11 (19.30%) Finance
6 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
6 11 (19.30%) Windows
7 10 (17.54%) VPN
7 10 (17.54%) Juniper
8 9 (15.79%) DNS
8 9 (15.79%) Linux
8 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 8 (14.04%) SAN
9 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (14.04%) Network Design
9 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
10 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) Network Security
10 7 (12.28%) F5
10 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.28%) MPLS
10 7 (12.28%) Multicast
11 6 (10.53%) OSPF
11 6 (10.53%) BGP
11 6 (10.53%) VoIP
11 6 (10.53%) CCIE
11 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.53%) UNIX

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) Firewall
2 17 (29.82%) LAN
3 14 (24.56%) WAN
4 10 (17.54%) VPN
5 9 (15.79%) DNS
6 8 (14.04%) SAN
6 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (12.28%) Network Security
7 7 (12.28%) Multicast
7 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.28%) MPLS
8 6 (10.53%) OSPF
8 6 (10.53%) BGP
8 6 (10.53%) VoIP
9 5 (8.77%) DHCP
9 5 (8.77%) HTTP
9 5 (8.77%) Wireless
9 5 (8.77%) BIG-IP
9 5 (8.77%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.75%) GDB
1 1 (1.75%) Gradle
1 1 (1.75%) Calabash
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Architect
2 13 (22.81%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Network Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) IP Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) Rendezvous
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Django
2 1 (1.75%) RESTful
2 1 (1.75%) Celery
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) UNIX
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.51%) SUSE
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.75%) CentOS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Network Design
1 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.77%) Information Security
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Project Management
3 4 (7.02%) Migration
3 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.02%) CRM
3 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.26%) Validation
4 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.26%) Network Management
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.51%) Software Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) DevOps
5 2 (3.51%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 2 (3.51%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) VC++
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) CCIE
5 5 (8.77%) CCNP
6 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) CCSP
7 3 (5.26%) CCDP
7 3 (5.26%) CISSP
7 3 (5.26%) CCSA
7 3 (5.26%) CCSE
8 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.51%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.51%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.51%) PMP
8 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.51%) CCNA
9 1 (1.75%) CCDA
9 1 (1.75%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) Squid
4 1 (1.75%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.51%) Control-M
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Cisco
2 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
3 10 (17.54%) Juniper
4 7 (12.28%) F5
5 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.77%) VMware
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.77%) Citrix
7 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.26%) Symantec
8 3 (5.26%) Avaya
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (5.26%) Nortel
8 3 (5.26%) Nokia
9 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.51%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.51%) CA
9 2 (3.51%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.51%) TippingPoint
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