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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 423 496 511
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 239 158 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 91 62
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 - -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 +87 230 £475 - 19
London +38 89 £490 +0.51% 6
South East +26 52 £483 +2.93% 7
West Midlands -7 35 £478 -1.54% 3
North West +31 33 £475 -
Solihull +14 27 £425 - 1
City of London +31 20 £525 -4.54% 1
Berkshire +18 19 £500 +11.11% 2
Manchester +11 17 £475 -
East of England +10 10 £406 -4.41% 1
Hampshire +6 10 £475 -4.52% 2
Surrey - 10 £475 -
Reading +19 6 £525 +27.27% 1
Shropshire - 6 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £500 +8.10% 2
Hertfordshire 0 5 £406 -4.41% 1
Cheshire -2 5 £525 +10.52%
Lancashire - 5 £563 -
Telford - 5 £478 -
Belfast - 5 £425 -
Stockport - 5 £450 -
County Antrim - 5 £425 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £425 -
Milton Keynes +11 4 £500 +17.64% 1
South West +8 4 £400 -11.11% 2
Fleetwood - 4 £563 -
Basingstoke +8 3 £430 - 1
Edinburgh +8 3 £525 +10.52%
Scotland +2 3 £525 +23.52%
Crawley - 3 £350 - 1

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 220 (52.13%) Cisco
2 141 (33.41%) Firewall
3 138 (32.70%) WAN
4 137 (32.46%) LAN
5 120 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (28.44%) Security Cleared
6 106 (25.12%) Juniper
7 104 (24.64%) SC Cleared
8 101 (23.93%) Network Design
9 93 (22.04%) Data Centre
10 89 (21.09%) Network Security
11 69 (16.35%) CCIE
11 69 (16.35%) F5
12 65 (15.40%) Network Architecture
13 63 (14.93%) CCNP
13 63 (14.93%) Wireless
14 49 (11.61%) Palo Alto
15 48 (11.37%) VPN
16 47 (11.14%) Load Balancing
17 46 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 45 (10.66%) Migration
19 43 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
19 43 (10.19%) CheckPoint
20 42 (9.95%) MPLS
21 41 (9.72%) Finance
22 38 (9.00%) IPsec
23 37 (8.77%) TOGAF
24 36 (8.53%) Cisco Nexus
25 34 (8.06%) Telecoms
25 34 (8.06%) VoIP

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 10 (2.37%) CMS
2 9 (2.13%) Apache
3 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.18%) Tuxedo
5 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.71%) JBoss
6 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.61%) SaaS
4 6 (1.42%) IaaS
5 5 (1.18%) PaaS
6 4 (0.95%) Office 365
7 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.47%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 141 (33.41%) Firewall
2 138 (32.70%) WAN
3 137 (32.46%) LAN
4 89 (21.09%) Network Security
5 63 (14.93%) Wireless
6 48 (11.37%) VPN
7 43 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
8 42 (9.95%) MPLS
9 38 (9.00%) IPsec
10 36 (8.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (8.06%) VoIP
12 22 (5.21%) LDAP
13 21 (4.98%) TCP/IP
13 21 (4.98%) WLAN
14 19 (4.50%) BGP
14 19 (4.50%) VLAN
15 17 (4.03%) DNS
16 14 (3.32%) Internet
16 14 (3.32%) Unified Communications
17 13 (3.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.24%) Big Data
1 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.24%) DB2
1 1 (0.24%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 41 (9.72%) Finance
2 34 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.08%) Banking
3 13 (3.08%) Law
4 8 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.66%) Legal
5 7 (1.66%) Retail
6 4 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.47%) Automotive
7 2 (0.47%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.42%) Web Services
3 3 (0.71%) .NET
3 3 (0.71%) HTML
3 3 (0.71%) J2EE
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 93 (22.04%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.58%) PKI
3 21 (4.98%) YubiKey
4 19 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.66%) CMDB
6 7 (1.66%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.66%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.95%) Blog
8 3 (0.71%) CESG
8 3 (0.71%) Clustering
8 3 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.71%) LPAR
8 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.71%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.47%) NHS
9 2 (0.47%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.11%) Windows
2 24 (5.69%) Linux
3 16 (3.79%) Unix
4 14 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.95%) VME
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.24%) Fedora
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.93%) Network Design
2 65 (15.40%) Network Architecture
3 47 (11.14%) Load Balancing
4 46 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (10.66%) Migration
6 37 (8.77%) TOGAF
7 34 (8.06%) ITIL
8 33 (7.82%) Change Management
9 24 (5.69%) Service Management
10 23 (5.45%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 19 (4.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 19 (4.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 15 (3.55%) Customer Engagement
12 15 (3.55%) Presales
13 14 (3.32%) Network Management
13 14 (3.32%) Project Management
14 13 (3.08%) Change Control
14 13 (3.08%) ITSM
15 12 (2.84%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (2.84%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.66%) Java
2 5 (1.18%) C
2 5 (1.18%) COBOL
2 5 (1.18%) PHP
3 4 (0.95%) Perl
4 3 (0.71%) C#
4 3 (0.71%) C++
5 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.47%) Lisp
5 2 (0.47%) Python
5 2 (0.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
1 120 (28.44%) Security Cleared
2 104 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 69 (16.35%) CCIE
4 63 (14.93%) CCNP
5 27 (6.40%) JNCIS
6 26 (6.16%) CCNA
7 23 (5.45%) JNCIA
8 19 (4.50%) Degree
9 15 (3.55%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.84%) CCDE
11 10 (2.37%) CISSP
12 9 (2.13%) CCDP
13 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (1.66%) MCSE
15 4 (0.95%) CCSE
15 4 (0.95%) JNCIP
16 3 (0.71%) CCDA
16 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.95%) PA-DSS
3 4 (0.95%) QA
4 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.24%) RMADS
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.66%) XenApp
4 6 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.55%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.47%) Nagios
3 2 (0.47%) SCCM
3 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.24%) Grafana
4 1 (0.24%) Graphite
4 1 (0.24%) Nessus
4 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) Opsview
4 1 (0.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 220 (52.13%) Cisco
2 106 (25.12%) Juniper
3 69 (16.35%) F5
4 49 (11.61%) Palo Alto
5 43 (10.19%) CheckPoint
6 28 (6.64%) Microsoft
7 27 (6.40%) Aerohive Networks
8 24 (5.69%) VMware
9 22 (5.21%) IBM
10 21 (4.98%) Citrix
11 18 (4.27%) Brocade
11 18 (4.27%) Fortinet
12 15 (3.55%) BT
12 15 (3.55%) HP
13 14 (3.32%) Riverbed
14 12 (2.84%) Aruba
14 12 (2.84%) Blue Coat
15 11 (2.61%) EMC
16 8 (1.90%) CA
16 8 (1.90%) SevOne
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago