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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 378 389 385
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 39 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 24
Median daily rate £485 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £320 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 17962 18258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.99% 81.00% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13340 12645 13088
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 229
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +45 4 £470 -14.50% 10
Hounslow - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 43 (49.43%) Cisco
2 40 (45.98%) Firewall
3 26 (29.89%) WAN
4 25 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (25.29%) LAN
5 22 (25.29%) Linux
6 21 (24.14%) Juniper
7 19 (21.84%) Windows
7 19 (21.84%) DNS
8 18 (20.69%) OSPF
9 17 (19.54%) CheckPoint
9 17 (19.54%) Wireless
9 17 (19.54%) Unix
9 17 (19.54%) Network Design
9 17 (19.54%) VMware
10 16 (18.39%) CCNP
11 15 (17.24%) VPN
11 15 (17.24%) ITIL
11 15 (17.24%) BGP
11 15 (17.24%) Finance
12 13 (14.94%) Degree
12 13 (14.94%) IPsec
12 13 (14.94%) CCIE
12 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
13 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
13 11 (12.64%) Retail
14 10 (11.49%) SolarWinds
14 10 (11.49%) IBM
14 10 (11.49%) DHCP

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 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.15%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.60%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (2.30%) Office 365
4 2 (2.30%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (45.98%) Firewall
2 26 (29.89%) WAN
3 22 (25.29%) LAN
4 19 (21.84%) DNS
5 18 (20.69%) OSPF
6 17 (19.54%) Wireless
7 15 (17.24%) BGP
7 15 (17.24%) VPN
8 13 (14.94%) IPsec
9 10 (11.49%) DHCP
9 10 (11.49%) MPLS
10 9 (10.34%) EIGRP
10 9 (10.34%) Internet
11 8 (9.20%) LDAP
11 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
12 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (8.05%) Network Security
13 6 (6.90%) HSRP
13 6 (6.90%) Multicast
13 6 (6.90%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Big Data
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.30%) DB2
2 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Calabash
1 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Retail
2 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Architect
2 22 (25.29%) Network Architect
3 17 (19.54%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Designer
6 6 (6.90%) Network Designer
7 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Data Centre Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Data Migration Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Migration Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) RESTful
2 2 (2.30%) SAML
3 1 (1.15%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.75%) iSeries
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) DTV
3 4 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.60%) IPTV
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) CESG
5 2 (2.30%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.30%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.30%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 19 (21.84%) Windows
3 17 (19.54%) Unix
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.45%) SUSE
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.30%) Solaris
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) Network Design
2 15 (17.24%) ITIL
3 10 (11.49%) Change Management
4 8 (9.20%) Migration
4 8 (9.20%) Network Management
4 8 (9.20%) Project Management
4 8 (9.20%) Security Architecture
5 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.75%) Information Security
6 5 (5.75%) Low Latency
6 5 (5.75%) Service Management
7 4 (4.60%) Business Development
7 4 (4.60%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (4.60%) High Availability
7 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.45%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) C
2 6 (6.90%) Perl
3 5 (5.75%) Lisp
3 5 (5.75%) Python
4 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.30%) C++
5 2 (2.30%) Java
5 2 (2.30%) Ruby
5 2 (2.30%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (18.39%) CCNP
3 13 (14.94%) CCIE
3 13 (14.94%) Degree
4 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) CCDP
5 5 (5.75%) JNCIP
6 4 (4.60%) CCNA
6 4 (4.60%) CISSP
6 4 (4.60%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.45%) CCDA
7 3 (3.45%) CISM
7 3 (3.45%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.30%) CISA
8 2 (2.30%) CLAS
8 2 (2.30%) IISP
9 1 (1.15%) CPTE
9 1 (1.15%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) vCloud
4 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) NFS
6 1 (1.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) OPNET
2 1 (1.15%) AppManager
2 1 (1.15%) Cacti
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Cisco
2 21 (24.14%) Juniper
3 17 (19.54%) CheckPoint
3 17 (19.54%) VMware
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.49%) IBM
5 10 (11.49%) SolarWinds
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle
7 7 (8.05%) F5
8 6 (6.90%) Aruba
8 6 (6.90%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.75%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.75%) LANDesk
9 5 (5.75%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.45%) Dell
11 3 (3.45%) Huawei
12 2 (2.30%) Brocade
12 2 (2.30%) Citrix
12 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
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