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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Infrastructure Architect
UK
Rank 589 600 583
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 11 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.037% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 14
Median daily rate £500 £525 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £466 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £463
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 15 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 18 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 +14 8 £500 -4.76% 2
South East +17 3 £518 -1.42%
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Scotland - 2 £500 -
South West +11 1 £615 +23.00%
Berkshire +8 1 £535 +64.61%
Hampshire +4 1 £500 -4.76%
London +2 1 £500 -4.76% 1
North West - 1 £590 -
Lancashire - 1 £590 -
Maidenhead - 1 £535 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 £615 -

Network Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 33 (75.00%) Cisco
2 28 (63.64%) Windows
3 22 (50.00%) CCIE
3 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (47.73%) MPLS
5 20 (45.45%) MCSE
6 19 (43.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
7 15 (34.09%) Network Design
8 14 (31.82%) VMware
9 13 (29.55%) Retail
10 12 (27.27%) Firewall
11 11 (25.00%) Network Security
12 10 (22.73%) LAN
12 10 (22.73%) WAN
13 9 (20.45%) CCNP
14 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 8 (18.18%) Finance
14 8 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
15 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
16 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
16 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
17 5 (11.36%) Apache
17 5 (11.36%) NetApp
17 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
17 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
17 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
18 4 (9.09%) Kaspersky

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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) MPLS
2 12 (27.27%) Firewall
3 11 (25.00%) Network Security
4 10 (22.73%) LAN
4 10 (22.73%) WAN
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.82%) VoIP
5 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Broadband
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) DNS
7 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.27%) SAN
7 1 (2.27%) SNMP
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 13 (29.55%) Retail
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) CCTV
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Fedora
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Network Design
2 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 4 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Content Management
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.55%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security Management
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.55%) Security Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) CCIE
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (45.45%) MCSE
3 9 (20.45%) CCNP
4 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) PA-DSS
3 2 (4.55%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Consul
1 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) Packer
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Rsyslog
1 1 (2.27%) Terraform
1 1 (2.27%) vMotion
1 1 (2.27%) yum
1 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) NetApp
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.09%) F5
4 4 (9.09%) Gemalto
4 4 (9.09%) Kaspersky
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Splunk
4 4 (9.09%) Tripwire
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) HP