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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 484 506 539
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 163 134 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 77 50
Median daily rate £473 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +13 159 £475 +5.55% 6
South East +15 64 £500 +11.11%
London -18 41 £495 +10.00% 5
Hampshire +20 27 £500 +14.28%
Berkshire -2 18 £491 +23.58%
North West -5 18 £469 +4.16% 1
South West +9 12 £356 -16.17%
Buckinghamshire +20 10 £445 +4.70%
Gloucestershire +10 10 £338 -20.58%
Cheshire -8 10 £475 -5.00% 1
Basingstoke - 10 - -
West Midlands -6 8 £400 -20.07%
Milton Keynes +7 7 £463 +8.82%
Warrington - 7 £450 -
Reading -4 6 £491 +16.96%
City of London +33 5 £490 +8.88% 2
Yorkshire +8 5 £387 -
East of England -1 5 £393 -12.29%
West Yorkshire +15 4 £421 -
Glasgow +8 4 £350 -
Oxfordshire +5 4 £650 +30.00%
Bracknell +3 4 - -
Manchester -2 4 £475 -
Scotland -21 4 £350 -36.36% 1
Gloucester +4 3 £500 +17.64%
Leeds -3 3 £454 -
Portsmouth +2 2 £413 +17.85%
Lancashire -4 2 £400 -3.03%
Coventry -7 2 - -
Solihull - 2 - -

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 198 (50.25%) Cisco
2 120 (30.46%) Firewall
3 114 (28.93%) Data Centre
4 109 (27.66%) LAN
4 109 (27.66%) WAN
5 105 (26.65%) Cisco Certification
6 101 (25.63%) Security Cleared
7 98 (24.87%) Network Design
8 94 (23.86%) Migration
9 88 (22.34%) Juniper
10 71 (18.02%) Network Architecture
11 67 (17.01%) SC Cleared
12 66 (16.75%) CCNP
13 60 (15.23%) CCIE
14 53 (13.45%) Network Security
15 50 (12.69%) Telecoms
15 50 (12.69%) MPLS
16 48 (12.18%) VMware
17 46 (11.68%) Finance
17 46 (11.68%) CheckPoint
18 38 (9.64%) DNS
19 37 (9.39%) Linux
20 36 (9.14%) VPN
20 36 (9.14%) Wireless
21 35 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (8.38%) Internet
23 31 (7.87%) CCNA
23 31 (7.87%) DV Cleared
24 29 (7.36%) VLAN
24 29 (7.36%) Microsoft

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 7 (1.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.51%) IIS
2 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.25%) Apache
3 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.25%) CMS
3 1 (0.25%) Drupal
3 1 (0.25%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.25%) Jetty
3 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.25%) nginx
3 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.25%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.27%) IaaS
4 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 120 (30.46%) Firewall
2 109 (27.66%) LAN
2 109 (27.66%) WAN
3 53 (13.45%) Network Security
4 50 (12.69%) MPLS
5 38 (9.64%) DNS
6 36 (9.14%) VPN
6 36 (9.14%) Wireless
7 33 (8.38%) Internet
8 29 (7.36%) VLAN
9 28 (7.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (6.60%) BGP
11 25 (6.35%) OSPF
12 20 (5.08%) IPsec
13 19 (4.82%) DHCP
13 19 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (3.81%) VoIP
14 15 (3.81%) WLAN
15 14 (3.55%) MVNO
16 13 (3.30%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.27%) DB2
2 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.51%) OLTP
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.25%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.25%) GIS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.25%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.25%) Log4j
1 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 50 (12.69%) Telecoms
2 46 (11.68%) Finance
3 28 (7.11%) Retail
4 5 (1.27%) Banking
5 4 (1.02%) Back Office
5 4 (1.02%) Billing
5 4 (1.02%) Local Government
5 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.76%) Military
7 1 (0.25%) Automotive
7 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.27%) J2EE
1 5 (1.27%) Servlets
2 4 (1.02%) .NET
3 3 (0.76%) HTML
3 3 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (28.93%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (2.28%) iSeries
3 9 (2.28%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.02%) Blog
6 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.51%) LPAR
7 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.51%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.25%) BYOD
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.25%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.25%) FMCG
8 1 (0.25%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.39%) Linux
2 17 (4.31%) Windows
3 12 (3.05%) Unix
4 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.76%) AIX
5 3 (0.76%) MVS
5 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.76%) Solaris
5 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) HPUX
6 1 (0.25%) VMS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.87%) Network Design
2 94 (23.86%) Migration
3 71 (18.02%) Network Architecture
4 35 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (6.60%) TOGAF
6 22 (5.58%) ITIL
7 19 (4.82%) Service Management
7 19 (4.82%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (4.57%) Project Management
8 18 (4.57%) Risk Management
9 15 (3.81%) Presales
10 14 (3.55%) Load Balancing
10 14 (3.55%) Security Architecture
11 12 (3.05%) Open Source
12 11 (2.79%) Change Management
13 9 (2.28%) MODAF
13 9 (2.28%) Zachman Framework
14 8 (2.03%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (2.03%) Network Management
14 8 (2.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.54%) Java
2 9 (2.28%) Lisp
3 5 (1.27%) C
4 4 (1.02%) PHP
5 3 (0.76%) C#
5 3 (0.76%) C++
5 3 (0.76%) Perl
6 2 (0.51%) SQL
7 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (26.65%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (25.63%) Security Cleared
3 67 (17.01%) SC Cleared
4 66 (16.75%) CCNP
5 60 (15.23%) CCIE
6 31 (7.87%) CCNA
6 31 (7.87%) DV Cleared
7 23 (5.84%) Degree
8 8 (2.03%) CCDP
9 4 (1.02%) JNCIE
10 3 (0.76%) ISEB
11 2 (0.51%) CISSP
11 2 (0.51%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.25%) CEH
12 1 (0.25%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.25%) CISM
12 1 (0.25%) CWNA
12 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.76%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) Xen
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.78%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.76%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (0.76%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.51%) Netcool
3 2 (0.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (0.51%) OPNET
3 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 198 (50.25%) Cisco
2 88 (22.34%) Juniper
3 48 (12.18%) VMware
4 46 (11.68%) CheckPoint
5 29 (7.36%) Microsoft
6 27 (6.85%) Citrix
7 26 (6.60%) IBM
8 24 (6.09%) F5
9 20 (5.08%) EMC
9 20 (5.08%) HP
10 18 (4.57%) Fortinet
11 17 (4.31%) Riverbed
12 13 (3.30%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.54%) Palo Alto
14 9 (2.28%) NetApp
15 8 (2.03%) Blue Coat
15 8 (2.03%) Brocade
16 6 (1.52%) Avaya
17 5 (1.27%) Nortel
17 5 (1.27%) Oracle
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