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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 366 369 361
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 61 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 54
Median daily rate £483 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £590 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year
-66.12% -
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
18239 18851 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.79% 83.56% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13166 13449 14068
Median daily rate £480 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 230 244
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.62 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -3 14 £450 -4.50% 3
New Malden -6 6 - -
Croydon -14 4 £450 +28.57%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 84 (72.41%) Cisco
2 52 (44.83%) Firewall
3 39 (33.62%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (33.62%) Juniper
4 38 (32.76%) Finance
5 35 (30.17%) DNS
6 34 (29.31%) CheckPoint
7 32 (27.59%) WAN
8 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
9 28 (24.14%) Windows
9 28 (24.14%) Riverbed
9 28 (24.14%) Palo Alto
10 27 (23.28%) DHCP
11 25 (21.55%) ITIL
11 25 (21.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (20.69%) Network Security
13 23 (19.83%) Wireless
13 23 (19.83%) SQL
13 23 (19.83%) Change Management
14 22 (18.97%) LAN
14 22 (18.97%) Wireshark
15 21 (18.10%) Project Management
15 21 (18.10%) F5
15 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
16 20 (17.24%) Network Management
16 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
16 20 (17.24%) Linux
17 19 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (16.38%) CCIE
17 19 (16.38%) CCNP

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 9 (7.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) Office 365
3 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.31%) SaaS
4 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.86%) IaaS
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (44.83%) Firewall
2 35 (30.17%) DNS
3 32 (27.59%) WAN
4 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
5 27 (23.28%) DHCP
6 25 (21.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (20.69%) Network Security
8 23 (19.83%) Wireless
9 22 (18.97%) LAN
9 22 (18.97%) Wireshark
10 19 (16.38%) BGP
10 19 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (16.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 19 (16.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 18 (15.52%) VPN
12 17 (14.66%) OSPF
13 15 (12.93%) HTTP
13 15 (12.93%) WAAS
14 13 (11.21%) BIG-IP
14 13 (11.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.59%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) OLTP
4 1 (0.86%) Big Data
4 1 (0.86%) DB2
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.03%) Banking
4 4 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Law
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Architect
2 34 (29.31%) Network Engineer
3 23 (19.83%) Network Architect
4 20 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (12.93%) Consultant
6 14 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (12.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Network Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) Web Services
2 9 (7.76%) SAML
3 3 (2.59%) Middleware
4 2 (1.72%) Mojolicious
4 2 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (0.86%) .NET
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.86%) JMS
5 1 (0.86%) SOAP
5 1 (0.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.17%) PKI
5 5 (4.31%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.45%) CMDB
6 4 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.59%) Statistics
8 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) Linux
3 13 (11.21%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.48%) SUSE
6 8 (6.90%) Unix
7 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.59%) Solaris
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) ITIL
2 23 (19.83%) Change Management
3 21 (18.10%) Project Management
4 20 (17.24%) Network Management
5 17 (14.66%) Network Design
6 14 (12.07%) Service Management
7 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.48%) TOGAF
9 10 (8.62%) Information Security
9 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.90%) Security Architecture
11 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
12 6 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (5.17%) Migration
12 6 (5.17%) Security Operations
12 6 (5.17%) Validation
13 5 (4.31%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (3.45%) Presales
14 4 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) Java
3 8 (6.90%) Perl
4 7 (6.03%) Python
5 5 (4.31%) C
5 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.31%) VB
6 2 (1.72%) C++
6 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 39 (33.62%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.38%) CCIE
2 19 (16.38%) CCNP
3 16 (13.79%) CCNA
4 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.03%) CCDA
6 7 (6.03%) CCDE
6 7 (6.03%) CISM
6 7 (6.03%) CISSP
6 7 (6.03%) Degree
6 7 (6.03%) JNCIA
6 7 (6.03%) JNCIP
6 7 (6.03%) JNCIS
7 5 (4.31%) CISA
7 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.72%) CCDP
8 2 (1.72%) CCSA
8 2 (1.72%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) PCI DSS
2 12 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.86%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.17%) XenApp
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.86%) KVM
6 1 (0.86%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) OPNET
1 4 (3.45%) SCCM
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.59%) OpenView
2 3 (2.59%) SCOM
2 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.86%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (72.41%) Cisco
2 39 (33.62%) Juniper
3 34 (29.31%) CheckPoint
4 28 (24.14%) Palo Alto
4 28 (24.14%) Riverbed
5 21 (18.10%) F5
6 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 18 (15.52%) Aruba
7 18 (15.52%) SolarWinds
7 18 (15.52%) VMware
8 16 (13.79%) Blue Coat
8 16 (13.79%) Tufin
9 14 (12.07%) TippingPoint
10 13 (11.21%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 13 (11.21%) FireEye
11 12 (10.34%) LogLogic
11 12 (10.34%) Radianz
12 11 (9.48%) Dell
12 11 (9.48%) Red Hat
13 10 (8.62%) Oracle
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