The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Technical Architect
Rank 613 593 596
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Technical Architect 13 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.025% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Average daily rate £500 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Network Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 11 £550 +22.22% 4
South East +11 6 £600 +33.33% 1
Fareham - 4 £613 -
Hampshire - 4 £613 -
London +3 3 £375 -16.66%
Reading - 2 £475 -
Berkshire - 2 £475 -
Scotland - 2 £410 -
Corsham - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £410 -
Livingston - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £410 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £410 -

Network Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) VLAN
5 10 (30.30%) Network Security
5 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
6 9 (27.27%) F5
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) MPLS
7 8 (24.24%) Juniper
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) SAN
8 7 (21.21%) NetApp
8 7 (21.21%) WAN
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) HP
9 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 6 (18.18%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.15%) NAS
10 5 (15.15%) Service Management
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (15.15%) DNS
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Linux
10 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (15.15%) Multicast

Network Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) LAN
3 11 (33.33%) VLAN
4 10 (30.30%) Network Security
5 9 (27.27%) MPLS
6 7 (21.21%) SAN
6 7 (21.21%) WAN
7 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 5 (15.15%) Multicast
7 5 (15.15%) NAS
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) DMZ
9 2 (6.06%) Internet
9 2 (6.06%) PSTN
9 2 (6.06%) SMTP
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
9 2 (6.06%) SSL
9 2 (6.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) BCP
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) E-Discovery
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Process Management
4 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Groovy
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
1 3 (9.09%) XenServer
2 2 (6.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) F5
3 8 (24.24%) Juniper
4 7 (21.21%) NetApp
5 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Varonis
7 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 4 (12.12%) VMware
8 3 (9.09%) Brocade
9 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.06%) IBM
10 1 (3.03%) Avaya
10 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
10 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com