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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 378 385 379
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 62 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 31
Median daily rate £500 £550 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £59.00
% change year-on-year
-5.91% -18.93%
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
19843 19214 19408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.70% 82.10% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14260 13661 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 222 232
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.06 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 August 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 16 £525 - 5
Croydon - 3 £300 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 62 (61.39%) Cisco
2 39 (38.61%) Firewall
3 34 (33.66%) Finance
4 30 (29.70%) CheckPoint
5 26 (25.74%) DNS
6 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (22.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (21.78%) Juniper
8 22 (21.78%) ITIL
9 21 (20.79%) Wireless
10 20 (19.80%) Project Management
10 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
11 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
11 19 (18.81%) WAN
11 19 (18.81%) Change Management
11 19 (18.81%) Riverbed
12 18 (17.82%) SolarWinds
12 18 (17.82%) Linux
12 18 (17.82%) Palo Alto
13 17 (16.83%) SQL
13 17 (16.83%) Network Design
14 16 (15.84%) Oracle
14 16 (15.84%) DHCP
14 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
15 15 (14.85%) Windows
15 15 (14.85%) LDAP
15 15 (14.85%) WAAS
15 15 (14.85%) Network Management
16 14 (13.86%) Data Centre
16 14 (13.86%) Python

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.98%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.95%) SaaS
3 4 (3.96%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (3.96%) Office 365
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (38.61%) Firewall
2 26 (25.74%) DNS
3 23 (22.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (20.79%) Wireless
5 19 (18.81%) WAN
6 16 (15.84%) DHCP
6 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
7 15 (14.85%) LDAP
7 15 (14.85%) WAAS
8 14 (13.86%) Wireshark
9 13 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (12.87%) SSL
10 12 (11.88%) Kerberos
10 12 (11.88%) LAN
10 12 (11.88%) OSPF
11 11 (10.89%) BGP
11 11 (10.89%) BIG-IP
11 11 (10.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (10.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (10.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) Big Data
4 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) DB2
4 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) OLTP
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Calabash
1 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (33.66%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Retail
5 5 (4.95%) Marketing
6 4 (3.96%) Law
6 4 (3.96%) Legal
7 2 (1.98%) Advertising
8 1 (0.99%) Automotive
8 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Architect
2 23 (22.77%) Network Architect
3 19 (18.81%) Network Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) Consultant
5 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (10.89%) Network Consultant
6 11 (10.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Senior Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Senior Network Architect
8 7 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Network Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Cisco Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Security Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) SAML
2 2 (1.98%) Middleware
2 2 (1.98%) RESTful
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) Mojolicious
3 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) CMDB
3 4 (3.96%) Digital TV
3 4 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.96%) IPTV
3 4 (3.96%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) PKI
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) CESG
5 2 (1.98%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Linux
2 15 (14.85%) Windows
3 7 (6.93%) Unix
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.96%) Solaris
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.98%) SUSE
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) ITIL
2 20 (19.80%) Project Management
3 19 (18.81%) Change Management
4 17 (16.83%) Network Design
5 15 (14.85%) Network Management
6 13 (12.87%) Service Management
7 12 (11.88%) Information Security
8 10 (9.90%) Security Operations
8 10 (9.90%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.95%) Security Architecture
11 4 (3.96%) Business Development
11 4 (3.96%) Converged Infrastructure
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (2.97%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (2.97%) Migration
12 3 (2.97%) Security Testing
12 3 (2.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) Perl
2 14 (13.86%) Python
3 12 (11.88%) Java
3 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.90%) VB
5 4 (3.96%) C
6 3 (2.97%) C++
7 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) Delphi
8 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.86%) CCIE
3 13 (12.87%) CISSP
4 12 (11.88%) CISM
5 10 (9.90%) CCNP
5 10 (9.90%) CISA
6 6 (5.94%) CCNA
6 6 (5.94%) Degree
7 5 (4.95%) CCDE
7 5 (4.95%) CCDP
7 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.98%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.98%) CLAS
9 2 (1.98%) IISP
9 2 (1.98%) ISSAP
9 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.98%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.99%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (12.87%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.96%) vCloud
4 3 (2.97%) XenApp
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.99%) NFS
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) OPNET
2 2 (1.98%) OpenView
2 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) AppManager
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (61.39%) Cisco
2 30 (29.70%) CheckPoint
3 22 (21.78%) Juniper
4 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 19 (18.81%) Riverbed
6 18 (17.82%) Palo Alto
6 18 (17.82%) SolarWinds
7 16 (15.84%) Oracle
8 14 (13.86%) Tufin
9 13 (12.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 13 (12.87%) Aruba
9 13 (12.87%) VMware
10 12 (11.88%) Blue Coat
10 12 (11.88%) F5
11 11 (10.89%) FireEye
11 11 (10.89%) LogLogic
11 11 (10.89%) Radianz
11 11 (10.89%) TippingPoint
12 10 (9.90%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (5.94%) IBM
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