The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 224 225 222
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 36 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 3
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £469 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
Network Architect
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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
8463 8264 7825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.40% 92.35% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 4499 4003
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 423 588
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.35 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -8.05%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 8 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 July 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
Berkshire +16 19 £398 -24.28% 1
Oxfordshire -18 6 £475 +2.70%
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - - 3
Hampshire -2 4 £385 +10.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title.

1 31 (52.54%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) Firewall
3 23 (38.98%) LAN
4 21 (35.59%) WAN
5 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
6 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
6 14 (23.73%) Wireless
6 14 (23.73%) MPLS
7 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (22.03%) Windows
8 12 (20.34%) VPN
8 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 11 (18.64%) DNS
9 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
9 11 (18.64%) Network Architecture
10 10 (16.95%) F5
10 10 (16.95%) Network Design
11 9 (15.25%) CCNA
11 9 (15.25%) Juniper
11 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
12 8 (13.56%) Internet
12 8 (13.56%) BGP
12 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
13 7 (11.86%) 3GPP
13 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
13 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (11.86%) LTE
14 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
14 6 (10.17%) Network Security

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) Firewall
2 23 (38.98%) LAN
3 21 (35.59%) WAN
4 14 (23.73%) MPLS
4 14 (23.73%) Wireless
5 12 (20.34%) VPN
6 11 (18.64%) DNS
7 8 (13.56%) Internet
7 8 (13.56%) BGP
8 7 (11.86%) 3GPP
8 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (11.86%) LTE
9 6 (10.17%) Network Security
9 6 (10.17%) SDH
9 6 (10.17%) SMTP
9 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.17%) HTTP
9 6 (10.17%) OSPF
10 5 (8.47%) 3G
10 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.64%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) REST
1 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.69%) Handset
3 1 (1.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.08%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) AIX
4 2 (3.39%) HPUX
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Network Architecture
2 10 (16.95%) Network Design
3 6 (10.17%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.47%) Network Management
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) Validation
7 2 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.69%) Business Development
8 1 (1.69%) SWOT Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) Time Management
8 1 (1.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
5 6 (10.17%) CCNP
6 4 (6.78%) CCIE
6 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) BC Cleared
8 2 (3.39%) Degree
8 2 (3.39%) CCIP
9 1 (1.69%) CCDP
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.69%) MCITP
9 1 (1.69%) CCDE
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) XenServer
3 2 (3.39%) NFS
4 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.69%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Cisco
2 10 (16.95%) F5
3 9 (15.25%) Juniper
3 9 (15.25%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) Citrix
7 3 (5.08%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) Sun
8 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.39%) Brocade
8 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.39%) Veritas
9 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.69%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.69%) Meraki
9 1 (1.69%) Varonis
9 1 (1.69%) Zerto
9 1 (1.69%) Neverfail
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago