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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Infrastructure Architect
UK
Rank 580 614 597
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 14 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.030% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 16
Median daily rate £535 £500 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 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 13 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 22 February 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 +41 12 £536 +7.25% 1
London +26 6 £538 +2.38%
South East +20 3 £518 +3.50% 1
City of London - 2 £575 -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Berkshire +21 1 £535 +64.61%
Hampshire +6 1 £500 -4.76%
Scotland - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £590 -
Lancashire - 1 £590 -
Maidenhead - 1 £535 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -

Network Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 31 (65.96%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) Windows
3 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (46.81%) CCIE
5 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (42.55%) MCSE
6 20 (42.55%) MPLS
7 19 (40.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
8 17 (36.17%) Network Design
9 16 (34.04%) VMware
10 15 (31.91%) Firewall
11 13 (27.66%) Retail
12 11 (23.40%) CCNP
13 10 (21.28%) Network Security
14 9 (19.15%) Finance
15 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
15 8 (17.02%) LAN
15 8 (17.02%) WAN
15 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (14.89%) F5
17 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
17 6 (12.77%) Network Architecture
17 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
17 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
17 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
17 6 (12.77%) Apache
17 6 (12.77%) NetApp
18 5 (10.64%) Oracle
18 5 (10.64%) Red Hat

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 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) MPLS
2 15 (31.91%) Firewall
3 10 (21.28%) Network Security
4 8 (17.02%) LAN
4 8 (17.02%) WAN
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
6 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) Broadband
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) DNS
8 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.13%) SAN
8 1 (2.13%) SNMP
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 13 (27.66%) Retail
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) CCTV
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Network Design
2 6 (12.77%) Network Architecture
3 5 (10.64%) DevOps
3 5 (10.64%) Security Operations
3 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
3 5 (10.64%) UML
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
7 1 (2.13%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCIE
3 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (42.55%) MCSE
5 11 (23.40%) CCNP
6 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) Degree
8 2 (4.26%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) CISSP
9 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.64%) PA-DSS
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (8.51%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Ansible
1 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Consul
2 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Packer
2 1 (2.13%) Rsyslog
2 1 (2.13%) Terraform
2 1 (2.13%) vMotion
2 1 (2.13%) yum
2 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) F5
4 6 (12.77%) NetApp
5 5 (10.64%) Gemalto
5 5 (10.64%) Kaspersky
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.64%) Splunk
5 5 (10.64%) Tripwire
6 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
7 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.13%) CA
9 1 (2.13%) EMC