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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
UK
Rank 476 466 493
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 106 161 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 88 71
Median daily rate £490 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
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
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
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 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -25 92 £500 +11.11% 13
London -11 36 £475 -2.56% 6
South East -2 25 £525 +16.66% 2
North West +30 15 £600 +26.31% 1
Berkshire +13 10 £425 +13.33%
Surrey - 9 £550 -
Lancashire +11 7 £600 +33.33%
City of London -8 7 £351 -6.53% 1
East of England -1 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Hampshire -5 6 £500 -11.26% 1
Fleetwood - 5 £625 -
Belfast - 5 £225 - 1
County Antrim - 5 £225 - 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £225 - 1
Manchester +20 4 - -
East Midlands +4 4 - -
Cheshire +21 3 £470 +1.07% 1
South West +9 3 £273 -33.93% 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 - 1
Nottingham - 3 - -
Warrington +19 2 - -
Slough +9 2 - -
Reading +5 2 £425 -
West Midlands +5 2 £540 - 1
Cambridge +4 2 £400 -3.03%
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £400 +23.07%
New Malden -7 2 - -
Croydon -7 2 £450 +28.57%
Preston - 2 £500 -

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 109 (44.13%) Cisco
2 80 (32.39%) Firewall
3 74 (29.96%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (27.53%) WAN
5 64 (25.91%) Windows
5 64 (25.91%) LAN
6 61 (24.70%) Finance
7 60 (24.29%) Juniper
8 58 (23.48%) ITIL
9 49 (19.84%) Network Security
10 43 (17.41%) CCNP
11 41 (16.60%) Microsoft
12 40 (16.19%) CheckPoint
12 40 (16.19%) Telecoms
12 40 (16.19%) Network Design
13 38 (15.38%) DNS
14 37 (14.98%) Data Centre
15 36 (14.57%) Linux
15 36 (14.57%) VMware
16 35 (14.17%) Service Management
16 35 (14.17%) CCIE
17 34 (13.77%) TCP/IP
17 34 (13.77%) Degree
18 33 (13.36%) VPN
18 33 (13.36%) CCNA
19 32 (12.96%) Security Cleared
20 31 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
20 31 (12.55%) Internet
21 30 (12.15%) OSPF
21 30 (12.15%) F5

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 11 (4.45%) SharePoint
1 11 (4.45%) Skype for Business
2 9 (3.64%) Apache
2 9 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.24%) JBoss
4 7 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (6.88%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.86%) MS Office
3 10 (4.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.48%) Office 365
2 13 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.02%) SaaS
4 4 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.81%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (32.39%) Firewall
2 68 (27.53%) WAN
3 64 (25.91%) LAN
4 49 (19.84%) Network Security
5 38 (15.38%) DNS
6 34 (13.77%) TCP/IP
7 33 (13.36%) VPN
8 31 (12.55%) Internet
9 30 (12.15%) OSPF
10 27 (10.93%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (10.12%) BGP
12 24 (9.72%) DHCP
13 22 (8.91%) 3G
13 22 (8.91%) HTTP
14 20 (8.10%) MPLS
15 19 (7.69%) VoIP
16 18 (7.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (6.88%) 4G
17 17 (6.88%) IPsec
18 15 (6.07%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.83%) MySQL
2 6 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.43%) OLTP
2 6 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) DB2
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (24.70%) Finance
2 40 (16.19%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.45%) Marketing
4 9 (3.64%) Banking
4 9 (3.64%) Legal
5 8 (3.24%) Billing
6 6 (2.43%) Back Office
7 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.21%) Military
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 2 (0.81%) Electronics
8 2 (0.81%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (40.89%) Architect
2 60 (24.29%) Network Engineer
3 46 (18.62%) Network Architect
4 32 (12.96%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (6.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 12 (4.86%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (4.45%) Analyst
10 10 (4.05%) Juniper Engineer
10 10 (4.05%) Senior Architect
10 10 (4.05%) Senior Network Architect
11 9 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.24%) Data Architect
12 8 (3.24%) Network Specialist
13 7 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.83%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.83%) Radio Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.48%) Middleware
2 15 (6.07%) Web Services
3 10 (4.05%) SAML
4 6 (2.43%) SOAP
5 4 (1.62%) RESTful
6 2 (0.81%) CSS
6 2 (0.81%) JMS
6 2 (0.81%) Mojolicious
6 2 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) .NET
7 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.40%) J2EE
7 1 (0.40%) REST
7 1 (0.40%) SPML
7 1 (0.40%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) XSD
7 1 (0.40%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.98%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.05%) PKI
5 9 (3.64%) Statistics
6 8 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.83%) IPTV
7 7 (2.83%) Over-the-Top Content
7 7 (2.83%) Video on Demand
8 6 (2.43%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.43%) Handset
8 6 (2.43%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (2.43%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.02%) STB
10 4 (1.62%) Replication
11 3 (1.21%) Clustering
11 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.91%) Windows
2 36 (14.57%) Linux
3 23 (9.31%) Windows Server
4 20 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.69%) Unix
5 19 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.67%) Windows 8
6 14 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.45%) SUSE
7 11 (4.45%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.64%) Solaris
8 9 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.43%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.02%) Android
11 2 (0.81%) AIX
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.48%) ITIL
2 40 (16.19%) Network Design
3 35 (14.17%) Service Management
4 29 (11.74%) Migration
5 26 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 21 (8.50%) Change Management
6 21 (8.50%) Project Management
7 18 (7.29%) Network Management
8 17 (6.88%) ITIL V3
9 16 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.48%) PRINCE2
10 15 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.26%) Information Security
12 11 (4.45%) BCP
12 11 (4.45%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.45%) Security Architecture
12 11 (4.45%) Security Operations
13 9 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (3.64%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.34%) SQL
2 11 (4.45%) Java
3 10 (4.05%) C
4 6 (2.43%) Perl
5 5 (2.02%) Python
6 4 (1.62%) C++
7 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.21%) VB
8 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) Delphi
9 1 (0.40%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 74 (29.96%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (17.41%) CCNP
3 35 (14.17%) CCIE
4 34 (13.77%) Degree
5 33 (13.36%) CCNA
6 32 (12.96%) Security Cleared
7 26 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 13 (5.26%) CCDA
8 13 (5.26%) JNCIA
9 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (3.64%) CCDP
10 9 (3.64%) CISSP
11 7 (2.83%) CCSP
11 7 (2.83%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.83%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.43%) MCDST
12 6 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (2.02%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.64%) SLA
4 6 (2.43%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.81%) COBIT
5 2 (0.81%) COSO
5 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.81%) RMADS
5 2 (0.81%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.40%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.40%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 31 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (11.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.21%) Firmware
6 3 (1.21%) XenApp
7 2 (0.81%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.40%) KVM
8 1 (0.40%) NFS
8 1 (0.40%) Samba
8 1 (0.40%) Snort
8 1 (0.40%) Squid
8 1 (0.40%) vSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.64%) SCCM
2 8 (3.24%) OpenView
3 7 (2.83%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.43%) Nagios
4 6 (2.43%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.81%) Ansible
7 2 (0.81%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.81%) OPNET
7 2 (0.81%) Puppet
7 2 (0.81%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.81%) SCOM
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.40%) Nessus
8 1 (0.40%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 109 (44.13%) Cisco
2 60 (24.29%) Juniper
3 41 (16.60%) Microsoft
4 40 (16.19%) CheckPoint
5 36 (14.57%) VMware
6 30 (12.15%) F5
7 24 (9.72%) Palo Alto
8 21 (8.50%) Red Hat
9 18 (7.29%) Blue Coat
9 18 (7.29%) Riverbed
10 14 (5.67%) TippingPoint
11 13 (5.26%) Oracle
12 11 (4.45%) Dell
12 11 (4.45%) FireEye
12 11 (4.45%) IBM
13 8 (3.24%) BMC
13 8 (3.24%) Huawei
13 8 (3.24%) Kaspersky
13 8 (3.24%) NetApp
13 8 (3.24%) Tripwire
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