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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 216 220 218
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 46 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 16
Median daily rate £525 £475 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £349 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-68.04% -
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
8322 9076 8678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4961 5328 4688
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 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 429 434
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.46 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Berkshire -4 17 £503 +24.07% 1
Hampshire +1 12 £525 +5.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £513 +7.89%
Middlesex - 3 £575 -
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Surrey - 2 £625 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £525 +5.00%
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (56.90%) Cisco
2 33 (28.45%) Juniper
2 33 (28.45%) Security Cleared
3 29 (25.00%) Network Security
3 29 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (22.41%) LAN
4 26 (22.41%) Network Design
5 25 (21.55%) WAN
6 24 (20.69%) Migration
7 22 (18.97%) Firewall
7 22 (18.97%) Telecoms
8 21 (18.10%) Degree
9 20 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 20 (17.24%) CCIE
10 19 (16.38%) Data Centre
11 16 (13.79%) Network Architecture
12 15 (12.93%) DV Cleared
13 14 (12.07%) TOGAF
13 14 (12.07%) CCNP
13 14 (12.07%) Linux
14 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
14 13 (11.21%) VPN
14 13 (11.21%) Service Management
15 12 (10.34%) VMware
15 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
15 12 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (9.48%) MPLS
16 11 (9.48%) Finance
17 10 (8.62%) 3G

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 (4.31%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.72%) Apache
2 2 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.00%) Network Security
2 26 (22.41%) LAN
3 25 (21.55%) WAN
4 22 (18.97%) Firewall
5 13 (11.21%) VPN
6 12 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (9.48%) MPLS
8 10 (8.62%) 3G
9 8 (6.90%) Internet
9 8 (6.90%) IPsec
9 8 (6.90%) VoIP
10 7 (6.03%) BGP
10 7 (6.03%) DNS
10 7 (6.03%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (6.03%) Wireless
11 6 (5.17%) OSPF
12 5 (4.31%) DHCP
12 5 (4.31%) EIGRP
12 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
12 5 (4.31%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.86%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (18.97%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Billing
4 3 (2.59%) Back Office
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Local Government
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Military
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) J2EE
1 4 (3.45%) Servlets
2 3 (2.59%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) HTML
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) LPAR
4 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.86%) iSeries
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.86%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Unix
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.86%) Fedora
5 1 (0.86%) Solaris
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) Network Design
2 24 (20.69%) Migration
3 16 (13.79%) Network Architecture
4 14 (12.07%) TOGAF
5 13 (11.21%) Service Management
6 9 (7.76%) Change Management
6 9 (7.76%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.90%) Open Source
7 8 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.17%) eTOM
8 6 (5.17%) ITIL
8 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.31%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.31%) High Availability
10 4 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.45%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.45%) Network Planning
10 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) Java
2 3 (2.59%) C#
2 3 (2.59%) C++
2 3 (2.59%) Perl
2 3 (2.59%) PHP
3 2 (1.72%) SQL
4 1 (0.86%) C
4 1 (0.86%) Lisp
4 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (28.45%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (18.10%) Degree
4 20 (17.24%) CCIE
4 20 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.93%) DV Cleared
6 14 (12.07%) CCNP
7 6 (5.17%) CCNA
8 4 (3.45%) CISSP
9 2 (1.72%) CCDP
9 2 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.86%) CISM
10 1 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.86%) CRISC
10 1 (0.86%) ISEB
10 1 (0.86%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.86%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) PA-DSS
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.72%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.86%) Nessus
3 1 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (56.90%) Cisco
2 33 (28.45%) Juniper
3 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 12 (10.34%) VMware
5 10 (8.62%) IBM
6 8 (6.90%) HP
7 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.31%) Brocade
8 5 (4.31%) EMC
8 5 (4.31%) NetApp
8 5 (4.31%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.45%) F5
9 4 (3.45%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.59%) Citrix
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle
10 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.72%) Avaya
11 2 (1.72%) Symantec