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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 180 228 226
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 66 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 5
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +44 45 £500 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +8 12 £488 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £475 +2.70% 3
Surrey -11 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 65 (69.89%) Cisco
2 43 (46.24%) Security Cleared
3 35 (37.63%) Juniper
4 33 (35.48%) Firewall
5 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
6 22 (23.66%) LAN
7 21 (22.58%) DV Cleared
8 18 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (18.28%) Network Security
9 17 (18.28%) Data Centre
10 16 (17.20%) VMware
11 14 (15.05%) WAN
12 13 (13.98%) EMC
12 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
12 13 (13.98%) Migration
13 12 (12.90%) CheckPoint
14 11 (11.83%) VPN
14 11 (11.83%) CCIE
14 11 (11.83%) CCNP
14 11 (11.83%) Linux
14 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
14 11 (11.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (11.83%) SolarWinds
15 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
15 10 (10.75%) VLAN
15 10 (10.75%) DNS
15 10 (10.75%) MPLS
16 9 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (9.68%) Network Design

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.08%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) IaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.48%) Firewall
2 22 (23.66%) LAN
3 17 (18.28%) Network Security
4 14 (15.05%) WAN
5 11 (11.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (11.83%) VPN
6 10 (10.75%) DNS
6 10 (10.75%) MPLS
6 10 (10.75%) VLAN
7 8 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (7.53%) MVNO
8 7 (7.53%) Wireless
9 6 (6.45%) WLAN
10 5 (5.38%) DMZ
10 5 (5.38%) HTTP
10 5 (5.38%) HTTPS
10 5 (5.38%) Multicast
10 5 (5.38%) NAS
10 5 (5.38%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (5.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) DB2
2 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Military
4 2 (2.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) CSS
1 2 (2.15%) J2EE
1 2 (2.15%) Servlets
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.23%) PKI
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) CESG
4 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Unix
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) Migration
2 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
3 9 (9.68%) Network Design
3 9 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (8.60%) Open Source
5 7 (7.53%) Service Management
6 6 (6.45%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.38%) Data Security
7 5 (5.38%) Requirements Management
7 5 (5.38%) Security Architecture
7 5 (5.38%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.30%) Network Planning
8 4 (4.30%) Presales
9 3 (3.23%) High Availability
9 3 (3.23%) Network Management
9 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) Java
2 2 (2.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Groovy
3 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (46.24%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
3 21 (22.58%) DV Cleared
4 18 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (11.83%) CCIE
5 11 (11.83%) CCNP
6 7 (7.53%) Degree
7 4 (4.30%) CCNA
8 3 (3.23%) ISEB
9 2 (2.15%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.08%) CCSE
10 1 (1.08%) CWNA
10 1 (1.08%) HP APS
10 1 (1.08%) MCSA
10 1 (1.08%) MCSE
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) Cisco
2 35 (37.63%) Juniper
3 16 (17.20%) VMware
4 13 (13.98%) EMC
5 12 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 11 (11.83%) SolarWinds
7 8 (8.60%) F5
7 8 (8.60%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.60%) NetApp
8 7 (7.53%) HP
9 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.38%) Citrix
10 4 (4.30%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.30%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.23%) BMC
11 3 (3.23%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.23%) IBM
11 3 (3.23%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.23%) WatchGuard
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