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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 222 223 237
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 27 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £470 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £395 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £651 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8509 8083 9242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.89% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4734 4294 4302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 507 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £39.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +11 13 £525 +24.26% 6
Hampshire -7 10 £350 -48.14% 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £475 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £375 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 24 (47.06%) Cisco
3 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
4 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
5 11 (21.57%) WAN
5 11 (21.57%) LAN
6 10 (19.61%) Firewall
6 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
6 10 (19.61%) Network Design
7 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 9 (17.65%) Network Architecture
7 9 (17.65%) Finance
8 8 (15.69%) MPLS
9 7 (13.73%) Avaya
9 7 (13.73%) Juniper
10 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (11.76%) Network Security
10 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (11.76%) VMware
11 5 (9.80%) Network Management
11 5 (9.80%) ITIL
11 5 (9.80%) BGP
11 5 (9.80%) Wireless
12 4 (7.84%) Project Management
12 4 (7.84%) DTV
12 4 (7.84%) 3G
12 4 (7.84%) SAP
12 4 (7.84%) CCIE
12 4 (7.84%) DNS
12 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) LAN
1 11 (21.57%) WAN
2 10 (19.61%) Firewall
3 8 (15.69%) MPLS
4 6 (11.76%) Network Security
5 5 (9.80%) Wireless
5 5 (9.80%) BGP
6 4 (7.84%) 3G
6 4 (7.84%) VoIP
6 4 (7.84%) DNS
7 3 (5.88%) WLAN
7 3 (5.88%) LDAP
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.88%) LTE
7 3 (5.88%) VLAN
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.92%) IPsec
8 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.92%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
1 3 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) DTV
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Network Design
2 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
2 9 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 5 (9.80%) Network Management
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Network Planning
4 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.84%) Project Management
4 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security
5 3 (5.88%) MODAF
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.84%) CCIE
6 3 (5.88%) CCNP
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.92%) Netcool
1 2 (3.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (3.92%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (3.92%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Cisco
2 7 (13.73%) Avaya
2 7 (13.73%) Juniper
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) F5
4 4 (7.84%) SAP
5 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.88%) HP
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