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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 231 228 224
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 44 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £563 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - -
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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Buckinghamshire +6 20 £463 +27.58%
Hampshire +10 13 £485 +46.96%
Berkshire -7 9 £450 -14.28% 2
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (61.54%) Cisco
2 34 (43.59%) Firewall
3 33 (42.31%) LAN
4 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
5 28 (35.90%) WAN
6 25 (32.05%) Telecoms
7 24 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (29.49%) MPLS
9 20 (25.64%) BGP
10 19 (24.36%) F5
11 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 18 (23.08%) OSPF
11 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
11 18 (23.08%) VPN
11 18 (23.08%) Finance
12 17 (21.79%) Internet
13 16 (20.51%) Juniper
13 16 (20.51%) CCNP
13 16 (20.51%) DNS
14 15 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (17.95%) Network Design
16 13 (16.67%) Wireless
16 13 (16.67%) CCNA
17 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
17 12 (15.38%) DV Cleared
18 11 (14.10%) Avaya
18 11 (14.10%) Network Security
19 10 (12.82%) DHCP
20 9 (11.54%) SDH
20 9 (11.54%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) Firewall
2 33 (42.31%) LAN
3 28 (35.90%) WAN
4 23 (29.49%) MPLS
5 20 (25.64%) BGP
6 18 (23.08%) OSPF
6 18 (23.08%) VPN
7 17 (21.79%) Internet
8 16 (20.51%) DNS
9 15 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (16.67%) Wireless
11 11 (14.10%) Network Security
12 10 (12.82%) DHCP
13 9 (11.54%) SDH
13 9 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (11.54%) BIG-IP
14 8 (10.26%) Unified Communications
15 7 (8.97%) LTE
15 7 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (8.97%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
General
1 25 (32.05%) Telecoms
2 18 (23.08%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) Spring
2 1 (1.28%) REST
2 1 (1.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.28%) Handset
5 1 (1.28%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) UNIX
3 2 (2.56%) AIX
3 2 (2.56%) HPUX
3 2 (2.56%) Solaris
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Network Design
2 9 (11.54%) Network Architecture
3 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.97%) Migration
5 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.41%) Network Management
6 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.56%) Change Control
8 2 (2.56%) Information Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Project Management
8 2 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.56%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) Groovy
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
2 24 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 16 (20.51%) CCNP
5 13 (16.67%) CCNA
6 12 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (7.69%) CCIE
8 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) CCIP
9 1 (1.28%) CCDP
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCSE
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.28%) MCITP
9 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
1 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.28%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (61.54%) Cisco
2 19 (24.36%) F5
3 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 16 (20.51%) Juniper
5 11 (14.10%) Avaya
6 7 (8.97%) HP
7 6 (7.69%) Brocade
8 5 (6.41%) EMC
8 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.85%) VMware
9 3 (3.85%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.56%) Veritas
10 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.56%) Sun
11 1 (1.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Citrix
11 1 (1.28%) Oracle
11 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.28%) Crossbeam
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