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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Architect
Rank 611 631 622
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Architect 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.025% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £513 £425 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £600
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -29.16%
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 9 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 8 December 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 +20 10 £513 +20.58%
London +2 7 £500 +5.26%
North West - 2 £563 -
Fleetwood - 1 £600 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £600 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £525 -

Senior Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (60.00%) Network Architecture
4 13 (52.00%) WAN
5 12 (48.00%) CCNP
6 11 (44.00%) LAN
7 10 (40.00%) Firewall
8 9 (36.00%) CCIE
9 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (24.00%) CCNA
10 6 (24.00%) F5
10 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
11 5 (20.00%) Internet
12 4 (16.00%) HP
12 4 (16.00%) VoIP
12 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
12 4 (16.00%) VMware
12 4 (16.00%) Network Design
12 4 (16.00%) SaaS
12 4 (16.00%) Network Security
12 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (12.00%) CCDE
13 3 (12.00%) Banking
13 3 (12.00%) Finance
13 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (8.00%) Juniper
14 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
14 2 (8.00%) VPN

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) WAN
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) Internet
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.00%) ICMP
8 1 (4.00%) IPsec
8 1 (4.00%) IPv4
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
8 1 (4.00%) SSH
8 1 (4.00%) Telnet
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Presales
4 1 (4.00%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) CCIE
4 6 (24.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) CCDE
6 2 (8.00%) CISSP
7 1 (4.00%) CCDP
7 1 (4.00%) CISA
7 1 (4.00%) CISM
7 1 (4.00%) CISMP
7 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com