The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Infrastructure Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Infrastructure Architect
Rank 608 610 574
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
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£550 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Network Infrastructure Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 12 £550 +57.14%
London - 12 £550 -
City of London - 5 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -

Network Infrastructure Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title.

1 15 (88.24%) LAN
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Wireless
3 11 (64.71%) BIG-IP
3 11 (64.71%) Blue Coat
3 11 (64.71%) Nokia
3 11 (64.71%) Symantec
3 11 (64.71%) Nortel
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Avaya
3 11 (64.71%) SAN
3 11 (64.71%) VoIP
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) ProxySG
4 10 (58.82%) Network Architecture
4 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
5 8 (47.06%) Middleware
6 7 (41.18%) BladeLogic
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) Solaris
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) CA
6 7 (41.18%) UNIX
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (41.18%) Control-M
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Linux

Network Infrastructure Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Infrastructure Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) LAN
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Wireless
3 11 (64.71%) BIG-IP
3 11 (64.71%) VoIP
3 11 (64.71%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) InfiniBand
5 3 (17.65%) NAS
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) SMTP
5 3 (17.65%) HTTP
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) WAAS
6 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Solaris
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Network Architecture
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Network Design
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCDP
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) ProxySG
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) BladeLogic
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
2 1 (5.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
3 11 (64.71%) Symantec
3 11 (64.71%) Blue Coat
3 11 (64.71%) Nortel
3 11 (64.71%) Avaya
3 11 (64.71%) Nokia
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (5.88%) Radware
5 1 (5.88%) VMware