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 28 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 219 220 230
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 24 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £460 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £572 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
8409 8126 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.93% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4692 4296 4210
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +12 14 £525 +24.26% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £363 -
Hampshire -8 2 £330 -26.66% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 29 (59.18%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
3 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
4 16 (32.65%) Firewall
5 14 (28.57%) LAN
6 13 (26.53%) WAN
7 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (24.49%) Network Design
8 10 (20.41%) BGP
9 9 (18.37%) Avaya
9 9 (18.37%) Juniper
9 9 (18.37%) CCIE
9 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
9 9 (18.37%) Finance
10 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
10 8 (16.33%) VLAN
10 8 (16.33%) CCNP
10 8 (16.33%) Wireless
10 8 (16.33%) MPLS
11 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 7 (14.29%) Network Architecture
12 6 (12.24%) Network Security
12 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (12.24%) OSPF
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) WLAN
12 6 (12.24%) ITIL
12 6 (12.24%) Network Management
13 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (10.20%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (8.16%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) LAN
3 13 (26.53%) WAN
4 10 (20.41%) BGP
5 8 (16.33%) MPLS
5 8 (16.33%) Wireless
5 8 (16.33%) VLAN
6 6 (12.24%) OSPF
6 6 (12.24%) WLAN
6 6 (12.24%) Network Security
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (10.20%) DNS
7 5 (10.20%) DMZ
8 4 (8.16%) VoIP
9 3 (6.12%) SMTP
9 3 (6.12%) LDAP
9 3 (6.12%) VPN
9 3 (6.12%) 3G
9 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.16%) Electronics
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
1 3 (6.12%) REST
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) DTV
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Network Design
2 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
3 7 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 6 (12.24%) Network Management
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
8 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (18.37%) CCIE
5 8 (16.33%) CCNP
6 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.08%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.08%) Netcool
2 2 (4.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Cisco
2 9 (18.37%) Avaya
2 9 (18.37%) Juniper
3 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.16%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) SAP
5 4 (8.16%) F5
6 3 (6.12%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) BT