The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
UK
Rank 495 494 515
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 101 124 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 51
Median daily rate £475 £428 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £419 £438
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.07 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.86% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +18 87 £500 +11.11% 18
South East +5 26 £500 +11.11% 2
London -17 25 £475 +2.70% 12
North West +22 16 £600 +9.09%
Berkshire +14 10 £425 +11.84%
City of London +3 9 £351 -33.23% 2
East of England +1 9 £500 +53.84% 1
Surrey - 8 £550 - 2
Hampshire 0 7 £500 -9.09%
Lancashire - 7 £600 -
Belfast - 6 £225 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £225 -
County Antrim - 6 £225 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 -
Fleetwood - 5 £625 -
Manchester +10 4 - -
Cheshire +25 3 £470 -14.54%
Cambridge +12 3 £400 -3.03% 1
Slough +11 3 - -
South West +9 3 £273 -35.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Warrington +29 2 - -
West Midlands +4 2 £540 - 2
Reading +1 2 £425 -
East Midlands 0 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £540 -
Luton - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Preston - 2 £500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 106 (44.17%) Cisco
2 81 (33.75%) Firewall
3 74 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (27.08%) LAN
5 64 (26.67%) WAN
6 63 (26.25%) Windows
7 56 (23.33%) ITIL
8 55 (22.92%) Finance
9 51 (21.25%) Juniper
10 48 (20.00%) Network Security
11 43 (17.92%) CCNP
11 43 (17.92%) DNS
12 42 (17.50%) Telecoms
13 41 (17.08%) Degree
14 40 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 39 (16.25%) CheckPoint
16 38 (15.83%) Data Centre
17 37 (15.42%) VPN
18 36 (15.00%) Linux
19 35 (14.58%) Internet
19 35 (14.58%) Service Management
19 35 (14.58%) Network Design
20 34 (14.17%) TCP/IP
21 33 (13.75%) CCIE
21 33 (13.75%) VMware
22 32 (13.33%) CCNA
23 30 (12.50%) OSPF
24 29 (12.08%) Wi-Fi
25 28 (11.67%) Security Cleared
25 28 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Architecture
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 13 (5.42%) Skype for Business
2 11 (4.58%) Apache
3 10 (4.17%) JBoss
3 10 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (7.08%) MS Visio
2 15 (6.25%) MS Office
3 12 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) Office 365
2 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (33.75%) Firewall
2 65 (27.08%) LAN
3 64 (26.67%) WAN
4 48 (20.00%) Network Security
5 43 (17.92%) DNS
6 37 (15.42%) VPN
7 35 (14.58%) Internet
8 34 (14.17%) TCP/IP
9 30 (12.50%) OSPF
10 29 (12.08%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (10.42%) DHCP
12 24 (10.00%) BGP
12 24 (10.00%) HTTP
13 22 (9.17%) MPLS
14 20 (8.33%) 3G
14 20 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (7.92%) 4G
16 18 (7.50%) VoIP
17 17 (7.08%) Ethernet
18 16 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.25%) MySQL
4 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.83%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.83%) OLTP
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
General
1 55 (22.92%) Finance
2 42 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.17%) Legal
4 9 (3.75%) Marketing
5 8 (3.33%) Banking
6 6 (2.50%) Billing
7 5 (2.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.25%) Retail
10 2 (0.83%) Electronics
10 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.42%) Front Office
11 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (39.58%) Architect
2 54 (22.50%) Network Engineer
3 43 (17.92%) Network Architect
4 29 (12.08%) Infrastructure Architect
5 19 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (5.42%) Security Engineer
8 12 (5.00%) Analyst
8 12 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (3.75%) Data Architect
9 9 (3.75%) Juniper Engineer
9 9 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.33%) Cisco Architect
10 8 (3.33%) Data Engineer
10 8 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 8 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (2.92%) Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.83%) Middleware
2 13 (5.42%) Web Services
3 6 (2.50%) SAML
3 6 (2.50%) SOAP
4 4 (1.67%) RESTful
5 2 (0.83%) JMS
5 2 (0.83%) XMPP
6 1 (0.42%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.42%) Core Data
6 1 (0.42%) Itk
6 1 (0.42%) J2EE
6 1 (0.42%) Mojolicious
6 1 (0.42%) Node.js
6 1 (0.42%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) XSD
6 1 (0.42%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.83%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.17%) IPTV
3 10 (4.17%) Over-the-Top Content
3 10 (4.17%) Video on Demand
4 9 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.33%) STB
6 7 (2.92%) PKI
7 6 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.50%) Handset
7 6 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.67%) NHS
8 4 (1.67%) Replication
9 3 (1.25%) Clustering
9 3 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.25%) Windows
2 36 (15.00%) Linux
3 21 (8.75%) Unix
4 19 (7.92%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.75%) SUSE
8 9 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.33%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.50%) Android
10 6 (2.50%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.08%) Solaris
12 2 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.33%) ITIL
2 35 (14.58%) Network Design
2 35 (14.58%) Service Management
3 27 (11.25%) Migration
4 26 (10.83%) TOGAF
5 22 (9.17%) Change Management
6 21 (8.75%) Project Management
7 15 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 14 (5.83%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.42%) Information Security
9 13 (5.42%) Security Operations
9 13 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.00%) Network Management
11 11 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.58%) BCP
11 11 (4.58%) SOA
12 10 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (4.17%) UML
13 9 (3.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.42%) SQL
2 10 (4.17%) C
3 7 (2.92%) Java
4 5 (2.08%) Perl
5 4 (1.67%) Python
6 3 (1.25%) Lisp
6 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) C++
7 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (17.92%) CCNP
3 41 (17.08%) Degree
4 33 (13.75%) CCIE
5 32 (13.33%) CCNA
6 28 (11.67%) Security Cleared
7 22 (9.17%) SC Cleared
8 15 (6.25%) JNCIA
9 12 (5.00%) CCDA
10 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.33%) CCDP
11 8 (3.33%) CCIP
12 7 (2.92%) CCSP
12 7 (2.92%) CISSP
13 6 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.50%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.50%) JNCIS
13 6 (2.50%) MCDST
14 5 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.42%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.42%) SLA
3 11 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.33%) PA-DSS
5 3 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.83%) COBIT
6 2 (0.83%) COSO
6 2 (0.83%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.83%) HL7
6 2 (0.83%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.83%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.42%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.42%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.42%) QA
7 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.67%) XenApp
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) KVM
7 1 (0.42%) NFS
7 1 (0.42%) Samba
7 1 (0.42%) Snort
7 1 (0.42%) Squid
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) SCCM
2 7 (2.92%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.92%) Nagios
3 6 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.67%) OpenView
5 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.25%) SCOM
6 2 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.83%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.42%) Ansible
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.42%) Nessus
7 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (44.17%) Cisco
2 51 (21.25%) Juniper
3 40 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 39 (16.25%) CheckPoint
5 33 (13.75%) VMware
6 28 (11.67%) F5
7 23 (9.58%) Palo Alto
8 21 (8.75%) Red Hat
9 18 (7.50%) Blue Coat
10 14 (5.83%) TippingPoint
11 12 (5.00%) Riverbed
12 11 (4.58%) FireEye
12 11 (4.58%) Huawei
13 10 (4.17%) Gemalto
13 10 (4.17%) Kaspersky
13 10 (4.17%) NetApp
13 10 (4.17%) Splunk
13 10 (4.17%) Tripwire
14 9 (3.75%) Dell
14 9 (3.75%) Oracle
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