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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 218 224 210
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 47 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 3
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£475 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £540 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £475 £466
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
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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
8816 8449 7886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.33% 91.83% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4596 4076
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 407 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 16 £399 -24.04%
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £475 +31.03% 2
Hampshire +4 11 £470 +34.28% 2
Oxfordshire -23 3 £500 +5.26%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 42 (53.85%) Cisco
2 32 (41.03%) Firewall
3 31 (39.74%) LAN
4 27 (34.62%) WAN
5 25 (32.05%) MPLS
5 25 (32.05%) Telecoms
5 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
6 20 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (24.36%) VPN
8 17 (21.79%) DNS
9 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
9 16 (20.51%) Finance
9 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
10 15 (19.23%) BGP
10 15 (19.23%) F5
11 14 (17.95%) Internet
11 14 (17.95%) Juniper
11 14 (17.95%) Wireless
12 13 (16.67%) CCNP
12 13 (16.67%) OSPF
12 13 (16.67%) Windows
13 12 (15.38%) CCNA
13 12 (15.38%) Network Design
14 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
14 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
15 10 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (12.82%) Network Architecture
15 10 (12.82%) SDH
16 8 (10.26%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.03%) Firewall
2 31 (39.74%) LAN
3 27 (34.62%) WAN
4 25 (32.05%) MPLS
5 19 (24.36%) VPN
6 17 (21.79%) DNS
7 15 (19.23%) BGP
8 14 (17.95%) Internet
8 14 (17.95%) Wireless
9 13 (16.67%) OSPF
10 10 (12.82%) SDH
10 10 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (10.26%) Network Security
11 8 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (8.97%) LTE
12 7 (8.97%) 3GPP
12 7 (8.97%) DHCP
12 7 (8.97%) Ethernet
13 6 (7.69%) HTTP
13 6 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (32.05%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.51%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) CSS
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
1 1 (1.28%) REST
1 1 (1.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Handset
4 1 (1.28%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) AIX
4 2 (2.56%) HPUX
4 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Network Design
2 10 (12.82%) Network Architecture
3 8 (10.26%) Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.69%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) Network Management
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.56%) Validation
8 2 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.56%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.28%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.67%) CCNP
5 12 (15.38%) CCNA
6 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.41%) CCIE
8 3 (3.85%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.56%) Degree
9 2 (2.56%) CCIP
10 1 (1.28%) CCDP
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) XenServer
3 2 (2.56%) NFS
4 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.28%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (53.85%) Cisco
2 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
3 15 (19.23%) F5
4 14 (17.95%) Juniper
5 7 (8.97%) Avaya
6 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.41%) HP
7 5 (6.41%) EMC
7 5 (6.41%) VMware
8 4 (5.13%) Citrix
8 4 (5.13%) Brocade
9 3 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.56%) Veritas
10 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.56%) Sun
10 2 (2.56%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Dell
11 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.28%) Symantec
11 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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