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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
England / London
Rank 371 372 385
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 26 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 22
Median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £205 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £810 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.75% -

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
16467 18222 17587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.00% 84.99% 82.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11922 13052 12521
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 219 209
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 0 10 £351 -33.23% 2
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 55 (61.11%) Cisco
2 40 (44.44%) Firewall
3 33 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (31.11%) WAN
5 26 (28.89%) Juniper
6 24 (26.67%) Windows
6 24 (26.67%) Network Security
7 23 (25.56%) LAN
7 23 (25.56%) VPN
7 23 (25.56%) DNS
8 22 (24.44%) CheckPoint
9 21 (23.33%) Finance
10 19 (21.11%) Linux
10 19 (21.11%) SQL
11 18 (20.00%) CCNP
11 18 (20.00%) CCIE
12 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
12 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
13 16 (17.78%) ITIL
14 15 (16.67%) DHCP
14 15 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 15 (16.67%) VMware
15 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
15 14 (15.56%) OSPF
15 14 (15.56%) BGP
16 13 (14.44%) Palo Alto
16 13 (14.44%) F5
17 12 (13.33%) HTTP
17 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
17 12 (13.33%) IPsec

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 (7.78%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Office 365
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.11%) IaaS
5 1 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (44.44%) Firewall
2 28 (31.11%) WAN
3 24 (26.67%) Network Security
4 23 (25.56%) DNS
4 23 (25.56%) LAN
4 23 (25.56%) VPN
5 15 (16.67%) DHCP
5 15 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 14 (15.56%) BGP
6 14 (15.56%) OSPF
7 12 (13.33%) HTTP
7 12 (13.33%) IPsec
8 10 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (11.11%) SAN
8 10 (11.11%) Wireless
9 9 (10.00%) Wireshark
10 8 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (8.89%) MPLS
10 8 (8.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) OLTP
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Calabash
1 1 (1.11%) Capybara
1 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) Gradle
1 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Architect
2 23 (25.56%) Network Engineer
3 19 (21.11%) Network Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Web Services
2 5 (5.56%) SAML
3 2 (2.22%) XMPP
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) Core Data
4 1 (1.11%) Itk
4 1 (1.11%) JMS
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) Mojolicious
4 1 (1.11%) Node.js
4 1 (1.11%) SOAP
4 1 (1.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) PKI
5 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.22%) iSeries
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Linux
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.00%) SUSE
4 9 (10.00%) Unix
4 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) TOGAF
3 10 (11.11%) Change Management
3 10 (11.11%) Migration
3 10 (11.11%) Network Design
3 10 (11.11%) Network Management
3 10 (11.11%) Project Management
4 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.00%) Information Security
5 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.89%) Security Architecture
6 6 (6.67%) Service Management
6 6 (6.67%) Validation
7 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.56%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.44%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (4.44%) Security Operations
8 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) C
2 5 (5.56%) Java
2 5 (5.56%) Perl
3 4 (4.44%) Python
4 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.33%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) Lisp
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (20.00%) CCIE
2 18 (20.00%) CCNP
3 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.22%) CCNA
6 8 (8.89%) Degree
7 6 (6.67%) CCDA
7 6 (6.67%) JNCIA
7 6 (6.67%) JNCIP
7 6 (6.67%) JNCIS
8 5 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (4.44%) CCDE
9 4 (4.44%) CISM
9 4 (4.44%) CISSP
10 3 (3.33%) CISA
11 2 (2.22%) CCDP
11 2 (2.22%) CCSA
11 2 (2.22%) CCSE
11 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) HL7
3 2 (2.22%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.11%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.11%) ISO27005
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) KVM
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) NFS
5 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.11%) Samba
5 1 (1.11%) Snort
5 1 (1.11%) Squid
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) Nessus
4 1 (1.11%) OpenNebula
4 1 (1.11%) OpenVAS
4 1 (1.11%) OpenView
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (61.11%) Cisco
2 26 (28.89%) Juniper
3 22 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 15 (16.67%) VMware
5 13 (14.44%) F5
5 13 (14.44%) Palo Alto
6 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 10 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 9 (10.00%) Dell
9 8 (8.89%) Blue Coat
10 7 (7.78%) Aruba
11 6 (6.67%) Oracle
11 6 (6.67%) TippingPoint
12 5 (5.56%) Arista
12 5 (5.56%) FireEye
12 5 (5.56%) IBM
13 4 (4.44%) CyberArk
14 3 (3.33%) Citrix
14 3 (3.33%) RightFax