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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Technical Architect
Rank 574 557 540
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Technical Architect 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£363 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £350
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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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
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 12 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 27 January 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 -19 3 £363 - 1
London - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £300 - 1
South East - 1 £300 - 1
South West - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
East of England - - - -

Network Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) VPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) SCOM
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) xDSL
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) VPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) xDSL
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) CCIE
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) F5