The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 473 468 493
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 147 192 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 112 75
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architect within the UK.

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect within the UK.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
England -26 144 £500 +5.26% 10
London -39 42 £500 - 2
South East +23 41 £475 - 6
North West +8 27 £525 +10.52%
Hampshire +19 18 £525 +10.52% 2
West Midlands -9 13 £488 +2.63% 1
Solihull +1 12 - -
Manchester +7 11 £525 +10.52%
Berkshire +3 8 £450 -1.36% 3
City of London -3 8 £450 -16.27% 1
Surrey +24 7 £525 +5.00% 1
Basingstoke +10 7 - - 2
Cheshire 0 7 £525 +10.52%
South West - 7 £525 - 1
East of England +4 5 - -
Yorkshire +19 4 £350 -31.70%
Edinburgh +18 4 £513 -
Buckinghamshire +16 4 - -
Scotland +10 4 £513 +28.93%
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 4 £538 -
West Yorkshire +11 3 - -
East Midlands -4 3 £538 +19.44%
Bristol - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 £600 -
Fleetwood - 3 £600 -
Warrington - 3 £650 -
Cambridge +11 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 2 - -
Watford -2 2 - -

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 233 (58.54%) Cisco
2 161 (40.45%) WAN
3 146 (36.68%) LAN
4 126 (31.66%) Firewall
5 123 (30.90%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (27.39%) Security Cleared
7 96 (24.12%) Data Centre
8 93 (23.37%) Network Security
9 92 (23.12%) SC Cleared
10 89 (22.36%) Juniper
11 74 (18.59%) Network Design
11 74 (18.59%) CCIE
12 66 (16.58%) CCNP
13 60 (15.08%) Network Architecture
13 60 (15.08%) F5
14 55 (13.82%) MPLS
15 54 (13.57%) VPN
16 53 (13.32%) Wireless
17 48 (12.06%) Wi-Fi
18 45 (11.31%) Finance
19 41 (10.30%) TOGAF
19 41 (10.30%) VoIP
20 40 (10.05%) CheckPoint
20 40 (10.05%) Migration
21 38 (9.55%) Load Balancing
21 38 (9.55%) Palo Alto
22 36 (9.05%) Microsoft
23 34 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
24 32 (8.04%) Telecoms
25 31 (7.79%) ITIL

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (2.76%) Apache
1 11 (2.76%) CMS
2 10 (2.51%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.75%) JBoss
5 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.01%) MS Office
1 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.26%) SaaS
3 5 (1.26%) PaaS
4 4 (1.01%) IaaS
4 4 (1.01%) Office 365
5 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) G Suite
6 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 161 (40.45%) WAN
2 146 (36.68%) LAN
3 126 (31.66%) Firewall
4 93 (23.37%) Network Security
5 55 (13.82%) MPLS
6 54 (13.57%) VPN
7 53 (13.32%) Wireless
8 48 (12.06%) Wi-Fi
9 41 (10.30%) VoIP
10 30 (7.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (7.04%) IPsec
12 24 (6.03%) Internet
13 23 (5.78%) VLAN
14 22 (5.53%) TCP/IP
15 21 (5.28%) BGP
16 19 (4.77%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (4.77%) WLAN
17 18 (4.52%) Ethernet
18 17 (4.27%) SAN
19 16 (4.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.25%) Big Data
1 1 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 45 (11.31%) Finance
2 32 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.52%) Law
4 12 (3.02%) Banking
5 8 (2.01%) Legal
6 6 (1.51%) Retail
7 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.26%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.01%) J2EE
2 4 (1.01%) Web Services
3 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 96 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 21 (5.28%) PKI
3 11 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (2.51%) YubiKey
5 7 (1.76%) CMDB
5 7 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.51%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.01%) Clustering
7 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.75%) BYOD
8 3 (0.75%) CESG
8 3 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.75%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (0.75%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.50%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.25%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.28%) Windows
2 21 (5.28%) Linux
3 14 (3.52%) Unix
4 11 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Fedora
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.59%) Network Design
2 60 (15.08%) Network Architecture
3 41 (10.30%) TOGAF
4 40 (10.05%) Migration
5 38 (9.55%) Load Balancing
6 34 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (7.79%) ITIL
8 22 (5.53%) Presales
9 20 (5.03%) Service Management
10 17 (4.27%) Customer Engagement
11 16 (4.02%) Change Management
12 14 (3.52%) Risk Management
13 13 (3.27%) ITIL V3
14 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (3.02%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 11 (2.76%) Change Control
15 11 (2.76%) ITSM
15 11 (2.76%) Translating Business Requirements
16 10 (2.51%) Network Management
16 10 (2.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.26%) C
2 2 (0.50%) Java
2 2 (0.50%) Python
2 2 (0.50%) SQL
3 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.25%) Perl
3 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 123 (30.90%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (27.39%) Security Cleared
3 92 (23.12%) SC Cleared
4 74 (18.59%) CCIE
5 66 (16.58%) CCNP
6 21 (5.28%) CCNA
6 21 (5.28%) JNCIS
7 14 (3.52%) Degree
8 12 (3.02%) CCDE
8 12 (3.02%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.02%) JNCIA
9 10 (2.51%) CCDP
10 8 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (2.01%) CISSP
10 8 (2.01%) JNCIP
10 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.76%) MCSE
12 5 (1.26%) CCDA
13 4 (1.01%) CCSE
13 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.27%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.01%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.75%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.25%) HL7
6 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.76%) XenApp
5 5 (1.26%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.75%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (4.27%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.25%) Grafana
5 1 (0.25%) Graphite
5 1 (0.25%) Nessus
5 1 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) Opsview
5 1 (0.25%) QRadar
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 233 (58.54%) Cisco
2 89 (22.36%) Juniper
3 60 (15.08%) F5
4 40 (10.05%) CheckPoint
5 38 (9.55%) Palo Alto
6 36 (9.05%) Microsoft
7 27 (6.78%) VMware
8 20 (5.03%) Citrix
9 19 (4.77%) Fortinet
10 18 (4.52%) Brocade
10 18 (4.52%) IBM
11 17 (4.27%) BT
12 16 (4.02%) Blue Coat
13 14 (3.52%) Aerohive Networks
13 14 (3.52%) Aruba
14 11 (2.76%) HP
15 10 (2.51%) Capita
15 10 (2.51%) Riverbed
15 10 (2.51%) TOWER Software
16 9 (2.26%) EMC
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