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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
England / South East
Rank 180 194 207
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 56 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 25
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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
6818 7725 8535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.35% 94.17% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 4555 4590
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 410 415
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -1 27 £550 +15.78%
Berkshire +18 12 £475 -2.56% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £525 -
East Sussex - 6 - -
Surrey +17 3 £550 +10.00%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 75 (74.26%) Cisco
2 43 (42.57%) Security Cleared
3 35 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (32.67%) SC Cleared
5 31 (30.69%) WAN
6 30 (29.70%) LAN
7 29 (28.71%) Firewall
8 24 (23.76%) Juniper
9 23 (22.77%) MPLS
9 23 (22.77%) Data Centre
10 22 (21.78%) Network Security
11 21 (20.79%) CCIE
12 18 (17.82%) CCNP
12 18 (17.82%) Windows
13 17 (16.83%) Linux
14 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.85%) VMware
16 13 (12.87%) CheckPoint
16 13 (12.87%) F5
17 11 (10.89%) Network Design
17 11 (10.89%) Migration
17 11 (10.89%) SAN
17 11 (10.89%) VPN
17 11 (10.89%) Palo Alto
18 10 (9.90%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (9.90%) TOGAF
18 10 (9.90%) VLAN
19 9 (8.91%) Risk Management
19 9 (8.91%) BGP
19 9 (8.91%) Unix

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 (4.95%) Apache
2 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
2 4 (3.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.69%) WAN
2 30 (29.70%) LAN
3 29 (28.71%) Firewall
4 23 (22.77%) MPLS
5 22 (21.78%) Network Security
6 11 (10.89%) SAN
6 11 (10.89%) VPN
7 10 (9.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (9.90%) VLAN
8 9 (8.91%) BGP
9 7 (6.93%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (6.93%) DHCP
9 7 (6.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (6.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (6.93%) VoIP
10 5 (4.95%) NAS
11 4 (3.96%) ADSL
11 4 (3.96%) DMZ
11 4 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Billing
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) J2EE
2 2 (1.98%) Middleware
3 1 (0.99%) CORBA
3 1 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Clustering
2 5 (4.95%) PKI
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.99%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Unix
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.95%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.98%) Solaris
7 1 (0.99%) Fedora
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.89%) Migration
1 11 (10.89%) Network Design
2 10 (9.90%) TOGAF
3 9 (8.91%) Risk Management
4 6 (5.94%) Open Source
5 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.95%) UML
6 4 (3.96%) High Availability
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL
6 4 (3.96%) Presales
6 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.97%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.97%) Network Planning
7 3 (2.97%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (1.98%) Data Modelling
8 2 (1.98%) Information Security
8 2 (1.98%) Project Management
8 2 (1.98%) SOA
Qualifications
1 43 (42.57%) Security Cleared
2 35 (34.65%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (32.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (20.79%) CCIE
5 18 (17.82%) CCNP
6 7 (6.93%) MCSE
6 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.94%) CCNA
7 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.97%) CCDP
9 2 (1.98%) Degree
9 2 (1.98%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.98%) Nagios
3 2 (1.98%) Opsview
3 2 (1.98%) QRadar
3 2 (1.98%) vMotion
4 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (74.26%) Cisco
2 24 (23.76%) Juniper
3 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.85%) VMware
5 13 (12.87%) CheckPoint
5 13 (12.87%) F5
6 11 (10.89%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.96%) Altiris
7 4 (3.96%) Avaya
7 4 (3.96%) Brocade
7 4 (3.96%) HP
8 3 (2.97%) Splunk
9 2 (1.98%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.98%) Aruba
9 2 (1.98%) IBM
9 2 (1.98%) NetApp
9 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.99%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.99%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.99%) Kaspersky
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