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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 223 232 220
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 39 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 19
Median daily rate £528 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.20% -
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
8452 8952 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 5120 4704
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 429 449
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.47% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +21 13 £514 +9.41% 5
Berkshire -12 11 £475 +19.49% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £525 - 3
Oxfordshire +7 4 £650 +33.33%
Middlesex - 3 £575 -
Surrey - 2 £625 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £475 - 1
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 67 (58.26%) Cisco
2 39 (33.91%) Juniper
2 39 (33.91%) Security Cleared
3 28 (24.35%) Network Security
4 25 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (20.87%) Network Design
6 23 (20.00%) LAN
7 22 (19.13%) Telecoms
7 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
7 22 (19.13%) DV Cleared
8 21 (18.26%) Migration
8 21 (18.26%) WAN
9 19 (16.52%) Firewall
9 19 (16.52%) Degree
9 19 (16.52%) Data Centre
10 18 (15.65%) VMware
11 17 (14.78%) CCIE
12 16 (13.91%) Linux
13 15 (13.04%) CheckPoint
14 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
14 14 (12.17%) Service Management
14 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (11.30%) MPLS
15 13 (11.30%) VPN
16 12 (10.43%) CCNP
16 12 (10.43%) TOGAF
17 11 (9.57%) Network Architecture
18 10 (8.70%) Open Source
18 10 (8.70%) Amazon AWS

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 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.87%) Apache
2 1 (0.87%) JBoss
2 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.35%) IaaS
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.87%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.35%) Network Security
2 23 (20.00%) LAN
3 21 (18.26%) WAN
4 19 (16.52%) Firewall
5 13 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (11.30%) MPLS
5 13 (11.30%) VPN
6 10 (8.70%) 3G
7 9 (7.83%) DNS
7 9 (7.83%) Internet
8 7 (6.09%) BGP
9 6 (5.22%) IPsec
9 6 (5.22%) OSPF
9 6 (5.22%) VoIP
9 6 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (5.22%) Wireless
10 5 (4.35%) DHCP
10 5 (4.35%) SDH
10 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.35%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) DB2
2 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.87%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (19.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Billing
4 3 (2.61%) Back Office
4 3 (2.61%) Military
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) J2EE
1 4 (3.48%) Servlets
2 3 (2.61%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) HTML
2 3 (2.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.48%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.61%) LPAR
6 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.87%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.87%) iSeries
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Linux
2 7 (6.09%) Unix
3 6 (5.22%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) Network Design
2 21 (18.26%) Migration
3 14 (12.17%) Service Management
4 12 (10.43%) TOGAF
5 11 (9.57%) Network Architecture
6 10 (8.70%) Open Source
6 10 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.96%) Change Management
8 7 (6.09%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.22%) eTOM
9 6 (5.22%) ITIL
10 5 (4.35%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.35%) Project Management
11 4 (3.48%) Business Development
11 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.48%) IT Asset Management
11 4 (3.48%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.48%) Network Planning
11 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.96%) Java
2 3 (2.61%) C#
2 3 (2.61%) C++
2 3 (2.61%) Perl
2 3 (2.61%) PHP
3 2 (1.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.87%) C
4 1 (0.87%) Lisp
4 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (33.91%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (19.13%) DV Cleared
3 22 (19.13%) SC Cleared
4 19 (16.52%) Degree
5 17 (14.78%) CCIE
6 12 (10.43%) CCNP
7 4 (3.48%) CCNA
8 3 (2.61%) CISSP
8 3 (2.61%) ISEB
9 2 (1.74%) CCDP
9 2 (1.74%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.74%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (58.26%) Cisco
2 39 (33.91%) Juniper
3 18 (15.65%) VMware
4 15 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.70%) EMC
6 10 (8.70%) IBM
7 8 (6.96%) HP
8 7 (6.09%) NetApp
9 6 (5.22%) Brocade
9 6 (5.22%) Citrix
9 6 (5.22%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.48%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.61%) BMC
11 3 (2.61%) F5
11 3 (2.61%) Oracle
11 3 (2.61%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.74%) Amdocs
12 2 (1.74%) Avaya
12 2 (1.74%) Symantec
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