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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Infrastructure Architect
Rank 602 617 633
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 22 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.052% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.055% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 16
Median daily rate £450 £506 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £481
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -3.89%
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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 12 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 4 December 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 0 20 £450 -11.11% 3
South East +27 15 £450 -20.00% 1
Surrey +28 12 £450 -25.00%
Hampshire +22 3 £500 -4.76%
North West +4 3 £575 +64.28%
Manchester +4 2 £450 +28.57%
Scotland - 2 £450 -
Bristol - 2 £615 -
South West - 2 £615 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Chertsey - 1 £525 -

Network Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 32 (57.14%) Windows
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) CCIE
2 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (39.29%) MPLS
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 20 (35.71%) MCSE
5 19 (33.93%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (32.14%) VMware
6 18 (32.14%) WAN
6 18 (32.14%) LAN
7 16 (28.57%) Network Design
8 15 (26.79%) Firewall
9 13 (23.21%) Finance
9 13 (23.21%) Retail
10 12 (21.43%) Network Security
11 9 (16.07%) CCNP
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
12 8 (14.29%) Apache
12 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
12 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 8 (14.29%) Degree
13 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 7 (12.50%) Kaspersky
13 7 (12.50%) PA-DSS
13 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
13 7 (12.50%) MS Visio

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 8 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) MPLS
2 18 (32.14%) LAN
2 18 (32.14%) WAN
3 15 (26.79%) Firewall
4 12 (21.43%) Network Security
5 7 (12.50%) VoIP
5 7 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.14%) Unified Communications
7 3 (5.36%) SAN
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) DNS
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
8 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.57%) NAS
9 1 (1.79%) Broadband
9 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.79%) SNMP
9 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
1 13 (23.21%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) CCTV
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Fedora
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Network Design
2 8 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 7 (12.50%) DevOps
3 7 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 7 (12.50%) UML
4 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) High Availability
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.79%) Information Security
7 1 (1.79%) Migration
7 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.79%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) CCIE
1 22 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (35.71%) MCSE
4 9 (16.07%) CCNP
5 8 (14.29%) Degree
5 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) CCNA
8 1 (1.79%) CISSP
8 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.50%) PA-DSS
3 1 (1.79%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) KVM
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) SRDF
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Consul
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.79%) Packer
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Rsyslog
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) Terraform
1 1 (1.79%) yum
1 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Gemalto
3 7 (12.50%) Kaspersky
3 7 (12.50%) NetApp
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.50%) Splunk
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.93%) Tripwire
6 3 (5.36%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) EMC
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Intel