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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 212 222 221
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 40 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 3
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£431 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £456 £440
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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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
8998 8753 7707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.43% 91.95% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 4857 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 429 458 593
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +12 26 £398 -11.66% 1
Hampshire -4 6 £438 -1.40% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £425 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 36 (53.73%) Cisco
2 26 (38.81%) WAN
3 25 (37.31%) LAN
4 23 (34.33%) Firewall
4 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (29.85%) Telecoms
6 18 (26.87%) MPLS
7 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
8 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
8 13 (19.40%) BGP
8 13 (19.40%) Windows
8 13 (19.40%) VPN
8 13 (19.40%) Network Architecture
9 12 (17.91%) CCIE
9 12 (17.91%) Internet
9 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (17.91%) Finance
9 12 (17.91%) Network Design
10 11 (16.42%) CCNP
11 10 (14.93%) OSPF
11 10 (14.93%) Juniper
11 10 (14.93%) Wireless
11 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
12 9 (13.43%) Marketing
12 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.94%) CCNA
13 8 (11.94%) Project Management
13 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
13 8 (11.94%) Network Security
13 8 (11.94%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (10.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) WAN
2 25 (37.31%) LAN
3 23 (34.33%) Firewall
4 18 (26.87%) MPLS
5 13 (19.40%) BGP
5 13 (19.40%) VPN
6 12 (17.91%) Internet
6 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (14.93%) OSPF
7 10 (14.93%) Wireless
8 8 (11.94%) Network Security
9 7 (10.45%) LTE
9 7 (10.45%) 3G
9 7 (10.45%) EIGRP
9 7 (10.45%) DNS
9 7 (10.45%) 3GPP
9 7 (10.45%) Ethernet
9 7 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.96%) MVNO
10 6 (8.96%) HTTP
General
1 20 (29.85%) Telecoms
2 12 (17.91%) Finance
3 9 (13.43%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Billing
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) PKI
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) DTV
3 1 (1.49%) Handset
3 1 (1.49%) Economics
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Network Architecture
2 12 (17.91%) Network Design
3 8 (11.94%) Project Management
3 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.45%) Network Management
5 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.48%) Validation
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.49%) Service Management
8 1 (1.49%) SWOT Analysis
8 1 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
1 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
3 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) CCIE
5 11 (16.42%) CCNP
6 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
7 8 (11.94%) CCNA
8 5 (7.46%) CCIP
9 4 (5.97%) Degree
10 3 (4.48%) BC Cleared
11 2 (2.99%) CCDE
11 2 (2.99%) CCDP
12 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) XenServer
4 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
1 1 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Cisco
2 10 (14.93%) Juniper
3 8 (11.94%) VMware
4 7 (10.45%) F5
5 6 (8.96%) Citrix
5 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.46%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.99%) Brocade
9 2 (2.99%) SAP
10 1 (1.49%) Symantec
10 1 (1.49%) NetApp
10 1 (1.49%) Dell
10 1 (1.49%) IBM
10 1 (1.49%) Veeam
10 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.49%) Varonis
10 1 (1.49%) Zerto
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