The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Architect
Rank 636 659 633
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Architect 13 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Median daily rate £475 £438 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £393 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £569
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -25.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Network Architect in the job title.

Senior Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Senior Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Network Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +27 13 £475 +8.57%
London +7 9 £513 -1.20%
City of London +20 5 £525 -4.54%
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £350 -
North West +21 1 - -
East of England +9 1 £375 -11.76%
Hertfordshire -3 1 £375 -11.76%
Manchester - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -

Senior Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Network Architecture
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) LAN
7 7 (31.82%) CCNP
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
8 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) CCNA
8 6 (27.27%) CCIE
9 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
9 5 (22.73%) Riverbed
9 5 (22.73%) SaaS
9 5 (22.73%) F5
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (22.73%) CCDE
10 4 (18.18%) HP
11 3 (13.64%) Network Design
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 3 (13.64%) Juniper
12 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
12 2 (9.09%) Internet
12 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (9.09%) Degree
12 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (9.09%) Service Management

Senior Network 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 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) 3G
6 1 (4.55%) FTP
6 1 (4.55%) HTTP
6 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
6 1 (4.55%) ICMP
6 1 (4.55%) IKE
6 1 (4.55%) SNMP
6 1 (4.55%) SSH
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) Telnet
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) WEP
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) Servlets
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Network Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) eTOM
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Service Design
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 6 (27.27%) CCIE
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) CCDE
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) CISMP
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (4.55%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) F5
2 5 (22.73%) Riverbed
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) VMware