The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 218 214 227
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 56 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.52% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 16
Median daily rate £514 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £392 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £452 £475 £456
% change year-on-year
-4.84% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -
Network Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architect across the South East region.

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect across the South East region.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire +15 23 £504 +15.08% 4
Berkshire -19 13 £475 +19.49%
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £445 +4.70% 3
Oxfordshire +1 4 £650 +30.00%
Middlesex - 3 £575 -
M4 Corridor -1 1 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 74 (60.66%) Cisco
2 50 (40.98%) Juniper
3 47 (38.52%) Security Cleared
4 31 (25.41%) DV Cleared
5 26 (21.31%) Network Security
6 25 (20.49%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (18.85%) Firewall
7 23 (18.85%) Migration
7 23 (18.85%) Network Design
8 22 (18.03%) VMware
8 22 (18.03%) SC Cleared
9 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
9 21 (17.21%) LAN
10 19 (15.57%) Linux
10 19 (15.57%) CCIE
11 18 (14.75%) WAN
11 18 (14.75%) Degree
12 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
12 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
13 15 (12.30%) CheckPoint
14 14 (11.48%) EMC
14 14 (11.48%) Network Architecture
15 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
15 13 (10.66%) MPLS
15 13 (10.66%) Service Management
15 13 (10.66%) Risk Management
15 13 (10.66%) VPN
16 12 (9.84%) Open Source
16 12 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.10%) IaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.82%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) Network Security
2 23 (18.85%) Firewall
3 21 (17.21%) LAN
4 18 (14.75%) WAN
5 13 (10.66%) MPLS
5 13 (10.66%) VPN
6 12 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (8.20%) 3G
7 10 (8.20%) DNS
8 8 (6.56%) Internet
9 7 (5.74%) BGP
10 6 (4.92%) IPsec
10 6 (4.92%) OSPF
10 6 (4.92%) Wireless
11 5 (4.10%) DHCP
11 5 (4.10%) DMZ
11 5 (4.10%) EIGRP
11 5 (4.10%) SDH
11 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
11 5 (4.10%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) DB2
2 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.82%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.82%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.10%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Billing
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
4 3 (2.46%) Military
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Local Government
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) J2EE
1 4 (3.28%) Servlets
2 3 (2.46%) .NET
2 3 (2.46%) HTML
2 3 (2.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.46%) LPAR
4 3 (2.46%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.82%) iSeries
6 1 (0.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Linux
2 7 (5.74%) Unix
3 3 (2.46%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) Migration
1 23 (18.85%) Network Design
2 14 (11.48%) Network Architecture
3 13 (10.66%) Risk Management
3 13 (10.66%) Service Management
4 12 (9.84%) Open Source
5 10 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (8.20%) TOGAF
6 8 (6.56%) Change Management
7 6 (4.92%) eTOM
7 6 (4.92%) ITIL
8 5 (4.10%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.10%) Project Management
9 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.28%) Data Security
9 4 (3.28%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.28%) Network Planning
9 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.56%) Java
2 3 (2.46%) C#
2 3 (2.46%) C++
2 3 (2.46%) Perl
2 3 (2.46%) PHP
3 2 (1.64%) SQL
4 1 (0.82%) C
4 1 (0.82%) Lisp
4 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (38.52%) Security Cleared
2 31 (25.41%) DV Cleared
3 25 (20.49%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (18.03%) SC Cleared
5 19 (15.57%) CCIE
6 18 (14.75%) Degree
7 10 (8.20%) CCNP
8 4 (3.28%) CCNA
9 3 (2.46%) CISSP
9 3 (2.46%) ISEB
10 2 (1.64%) CCDP
11 1 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.64%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (60.66%) Cisco
2 50 (40.98%) Juniper
3 22 (18.03%) VMware
4 15 (12.30%) CheckPoint
4 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.48%) EMC
6 10 (8.20%) IBM
6 10 (8.20%) SolarWinds
7 9 (7.38%) HP
8 7 (5.74%) NetApp
9 6 (4.92%) Brocade
9 6 (4.92%) Citrix
10 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.28%) F5
11 4 (3.28%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.46%) BMC
12 3 (2.46%) Oracle
13 2 (1.64%) Amdocs
13 2 (1.64%) Avaya
13 2 (1.64%) Cramer