The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Infrastructure Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Architect
Rank 615 618 598
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 28 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.049% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.052% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 4
Median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £443 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.57%
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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Network Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Network Infrastructure Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Infrastructure Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Infrastructure Architect
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -17 26 £525 -4.54%
London -4 13 £525 -4.54%
South East -5 5 £525 +5.00%
East of England - 4 £575 -
Suffolk - 4 £575 -
Ipswich - 3 £575 -
Hampshire - 2 £525 -
Yorkshire +3 1 £500 -
Berkshire +1 1 £520 +9.76%
Surrey - 1 £600 -
West Sussex - 1 £433 -
Warwickshire - 1 £430 -
South West - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £430 -
Staines - 1 £600 -
Warwick - 1 £430 -
Crawley - 1 £433 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 £433 -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Reading - 1 £520 -
Sheffield - 1 £500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £495 -
Scotland - 1 £495 -

Network Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Network Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
1 17 (43.59%) LAN
2 16 (41.03%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 12 (30.77%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) VMware
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco
6 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.08%) SAN
8 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
9 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.38%) VoIP
10 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
11 5 (12.82%) NAS
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
11 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.82%) Linux
11 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (12.82%) Juniper
12 4 (10.26%) Middleware
12 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (10.26%) ITIL
12 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
12 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
12 4 (10.26%) Network Security

Network Infrastructure 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
1 17 (43.59%) LAN
2 16 (41.03%) WAN
3 9 (23.08%) SAN
4 6 (15.38%) VoIP
5 5 (12.82%) NAS
5 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security
6 4 (10.26%) Unified Communications
7 3 (7.69%) DNS
8 2 (5.13%) MPLS
9 1 (2.56%) DHCP
9 1 (2.56%) FCoE
9 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.56%) IPsec
9 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.56%) LDAP
9 1 (2.56%) SSL
9 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) High Availability
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps
4 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Network Design
4 3 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (7.69%) Secure Coding
4 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.69%) SIEM
4 3 (7.69%) UML
4 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.69%) PA-DSS
3 1 (2.56%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) KVM
3 1 (2.56%) NFS
3 1 (2.56%) SRDF
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Juniper
5 4 (10.26%) Splunk
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) Gemalto
6 3 (7.69%) Kaspersky
6 3 (7.69%) NetApp
7 2 (5.13%) EMC
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) F5
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) Intel
8 1 (2.56%) Tripwire