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 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 378 388 396
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 48 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 20
Median daily rate £500 £550 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +50.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £578 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £33.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+44.93% +131.57%
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
18252 18952 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.31% 81.16% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13350 13431 13533
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 247 238
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +38 9 £525 - 3
Hounslow - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 50 (58.14%) Cisco
2 30 (34.88%) Firewall
3 23 (26.74%) CheckPoint
4 22 (25.58%) Finance
4 22 (25.58%) WAN
4 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (22.09%) DNS
6 18 (20.93%) LAN
6 18 (20.93%) Network Design
7 17 (19.77%) Linux
7 17 (19.77%) Wireless
8 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
9 15 (17.44%) LDAP
9 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
10 14 (16.28%) Oracle
11 13 (15.12%) Perl
11 13 (15.12%) SQL
11 13 (15.12%) ITIL
11 13 (15.12%) Python
11 13 (15.12%) CCIE
11 13 (15.12%) Information Security
11 13 (15.12%) Project Management
12 12 (13.95%) OSPF
12 12 (13.95%) Change Management
12 12 (13.95%) CISSP
12 12 (13.95%) Juniper
12 12 (13.95%) Kerberos
12 12 (13.95%) Windows
12 12 (13.95%) PowerShell

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 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
1 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) PaaS
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.88%) Firewall
2 22 (25.58%) WAN
3 19 (22.09%) DNS
4 18 (20.93%) LAN
5 17 (19.77%) Wireless
6 15 (17.44%) LDAP
7 12 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (13.95%) Kerberos
7 12 (13.95%) OSPF
8 10 (11.63%) HTTP
8 10 (11.63%) SSL
9 9 (10.47%) BGP
10 7 (8.14%) IPsec
10 7 (8.14%) MPLS
10 7 (8.14%) VPN
11 6 (6.98%) DHCP
11 6 (6.98%) Internet
12 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
12 5 (5.81%) VoIP
12 5 (5.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) DB2
3 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Calabash
1 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.47%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Architect
2 23 (26.74%) Network Architect
3 19 (22.09%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Design Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Project Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Cisco Network Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Designer
9 4 (4.65%) Network Designer
9 4 (4.65%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) SAML
2 2 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) DTV
4 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.65%) IPTV
4 4 (4.65%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (3.49%) CMDB
5 3 (3.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.49%) iSeries
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) CESG
6 2 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.33%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (2.33%) NHS
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Linux
2 12 (13.95%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Network Design
2 13 (15.12%) Information Security
2 13 (15.12%) ITIL
2 13 (15.12%) Project Management
3 12 (13.95%) Change Management
4 11 (12.79%) Network Management
5 10 (11.63%) Security Operations
6 6 (6.98%) Service Management
7 5 (5.81%) Migration
7 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
8 4 (4.65%) Business Development
8 4 (4.65%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.49%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (3.49%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.49%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.12%) Perl
1 13 (15.12%) Python
1 13 (15.12%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 10 (11.63%) Java
3 10 (11.63%) VB
4 3 (3.49%) C
4 3 (3.49%) Lisp
5 2 (2.33%) C++
5 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.12%) CCIE
3 12 (13.95%) CISSP
4 11 (12.79%) CCNP
4 11 (12.79%) CISM
5 10 (11.63%) CISA
5 10 (11.63%) Degree
6 5 (5.81%) CCDP
6 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.49%) CCDE
8 2 (2.33%) CCNA
8 2 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.33%) CLAS
8 2 (2.33%) IISP
9 1 (1.16%) CEPT
9 1 (1.16%) CPTE
9 1 (1.16%) CRISC
9 1 (1.16%) ECSA
9 1 (1.16%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) vCloud
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.16%) NFS
5 1 (1.16%) UAG
5 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) OPNET
2 1 (1.16%) AppManager
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (58.14%) Cisco
2 23 (26.74%) CheckPoint
3 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.28%) Oracle
5 12 (13.95%) Juniper
6 11 (12.79%) SolarWinds
7 10 (11.63%) Cyber-Ark
7 10 (11.63%) VMware
8 8 (9.30%) Riverbed
9 7 (8.14%) IBM
9 7 (8.14%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.98%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.81%) Aruba
11 5 (5.81%) Tufin
12 4 (4.65%) F5
13 3 (3.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (3.49%) Huawei
13 3 (3.49%) Lotus
14 2 (2.33%) Citrix
14 2 (2.33%) Sybase