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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
England / South East
Rank 185 199 234
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 56 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 25
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £507 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
7207 8291 9155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4203 5055 4892
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 379 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.11 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -20 18 £550 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +29 17 £475 -15.17%
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £525 +10.52% 1
East Sussex - 6 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £550 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 70 (70.00%) Cisco
2 47 (47.00%) Security Cleared
3 40 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (32.00%) WAN
6 30 (30.00%) LAN
7 26 (26.00%) Firewall
8 22 (22.00%) CCIE
9 21 (21.00%) Juniper
10 20 (20.00%) CCNP
11 19 (19.00%) Network Security
11 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
12 18 (18.00%) MPLS
13 17 (17.00%) Windows
14 16 (16.00%) Linux
15 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 14 (14.00%) VMware
17 13 (13.00%) VLAN
18 12 (12.00%) Telecoms
18 12 (12.00%) DHCP
18 12 (12.00%) F5
18 12 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (11.00%) Network Design
20 10 (10.00%) VPN
20 10 (10.00%) SAN
21 9 (9.00%) Cisco Prime
21 9 (9.00%) CCNA
21 9 (9.00%) BGP
21 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
21 9 (9.00%) Office 365

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 (5.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Office 365
2 4 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.00%) WAN
2 30 (30.00%) LAN
3 26 (26.00%) Firewall
4 19 (19.00%) Network Security
5 18 (18.00%) MPLS
6 13 (13.00%) VLAN
7 12 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (12.00%) DHCP
8 10 (10.00%) SAN
8 10 (10.00%) VPN
9 9 (9.00%) BGP
10 7 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (7.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (6.00%) VoIP
12 5 (5.00%) NAS
12 5 (5.00%) OSPF
12 5 (5.00%) SMS
12 5 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.00%) CORBA
2 2 (2.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.00%) Clustering
3 4 (4.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.00%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Linux
3 9 (9.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (8.00%) Unix
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.00%) Network Design
2 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (6.00%) ITIL
3 6 (6.00%) Migration
3 6 (6.00%) Open Source
4 5 (5.00%) Service Design
4 5 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (4.00%) Presales
5 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.00%) Coaching
6 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.00%) Network Planning
6 3 (3.00%) UML
7 2 (2.00%) Boundary Protection
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.00%) Information Security
7 2 (2.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 47 (47.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 39 (39.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (22.00%) CCIE
5 20 (20.00%) CCNP
6 9 (9.00%) CCNA
7 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.00%) MCSE
7 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.00%) CCDP
8 3 (3.00%) Degree
9 2 (2.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.00%) Nagios
3 2 (2.00%) Opsview
3 2 (2.00%) QRadar
3 2 (2.00%) vMotion
4 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (70.00%) Cisco
2 21 (21.00%) Juniper
3 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.00%) VMware
5 12 (12.00%) F5
6 8 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.00%) Altiris
8 4 (4.00%) Avaya
8 4 (4.00%) Brocade
9 3 (3.00%) Splunk
10 2 (2.00%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.00%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.00%) NetApp
11 1 (1.00%) Aruba
11 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.00%) Gemalto
11 1 (1.00%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
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