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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 372 387 392
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 28 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 7
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£538 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £227 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £390 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -61.74%
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
17786 18261 17285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.17% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12539 13110 11901
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 269
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.50 £65.00
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 28 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 28 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 +13 5 £550 -8.33% 1
Croydon -6 2 £350 +55.55%
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) Cisco
3 23 (41.07%) Data Centre
4 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (33.93%) LAN
6 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 15 (26.79%) WAN
7 15 (26.79%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
8 13 (23.21%) DNS
9 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 12 (21.43%) Juniper
9 12 (21.43%) UNIX
10 10 (17.86%) SAN
10 10 (17.86%) VPN
10 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 10 (17.86%) Multicast
11 9 (16.07%) F5
11 9 (16.07%) Linux
11 9 (16.07%) DHCP
11 9 (16.07%) VoIP
11 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
12 8 (14.29%) OSPF
12 8 (14.29%) BGP
12 8 (14.29%) CCIE
12 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
12 8 (14.29%) BIG-IP
12 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
13 7 (12.50%) Degree

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 19 (33.93%) LAN
3 15 (26.79%) WAN
4 13 (23.21%) DNS
5 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 10 (17.86%) SAN
6 10 (17.86%) VPN
6 10 (17.86%) Multicast
7 9 (16.07%) DHCP
7 9 (16.07%) VoIP
8 8 (14.29%) OSPF
8 8 (14.29%) BGP
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (14.29%) BIG-IP
9 7 (12.50%) Network Security
9 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (12.50%) HSRP
9 7 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 7 (12.50%) Wireless
10 6 (10.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Gradle
1 1 (1.79%) Calabash
1 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Architect
2 16 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Service Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) Django
3 1 (1.79%) Celery
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) UNIX
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Solaris
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture
3 5 (8.93%) Network Design
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) Information Security
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.36%) CRM
5 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) CCIE
4 7 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.36%) CCSE
7 3 (5.36%) CCSP
7 3 (5.36%) CCNP
7 3 (5.36%) CCSA
8 2 (3.57%) CCNA
8 2 (3.57%) PMP
8 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.79%) CCDA
9 1 (1.79%) CCDP
9 1 (1.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) ProxySG
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Squid
5 1 (1.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (7.14%) Control-M
1 4 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.79%) Opsview
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Cisco
2 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
3 12 (21.43%) Juniper
4 9 (16.07%) F5
5 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) Symantec
6 6 (10.71%) Nortel
6 6 (10.71%) Nokia
6 6 (10.71%) Avaya
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle
7 5 (8.93%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) VMware
8 4 (7.14%) CA
8 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.36%) Aruba
10 2 (3.57%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.79%) Tradeweb
11 1 (1.79%) Polycom
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