The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Network Architect
Rank 644 623 613
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Architect 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.015% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 30 April 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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -26 11 £469 +4.16% 1
South East -16 8 £475 -
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
Scotland - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Hampshire - 3 £481 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Hook - 2 £481 -
Berkshire +4 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 £350 -
Malvern - 1 £525 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Northumberland - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £525 -

Senior Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect in their job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) CCNP
4 12 (40.00%) Network Architecture
5 10 (33.33%) CCNA
5 10 (33.33%) Network Design
6 9 (30.00%) Riverbed
7 8 (26.67%) F5
7 8 (26.67%) HP
7 8 (26.67%) LAN
8 7 (23.33%) Service Management
9 6 (20.00%) CCIE
9 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) VLAN
10 5 (16.67%) Network Security
10 5 (16.67%) MPLS
11 4 (13.33%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) Firewall
11 4 (13.33%) Migration
11 4 (13.33%) eTOM
11 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (13.33%) Multicast
12 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
12 3 (10.00%) NAS
12 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (10.00%) Telecoms

Senior Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Network 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 Senior Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) VLAN
3 5 (16.67%) MPLS
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) Multicast
5 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 3 (10.00%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) 3G
6 2 (6.67%) 4G
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.67%) FTP
6 2 (6.67%) SNMP
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) WEP
6 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.33%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Military
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 10 (33.33%) Network Design
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.33%) eTOM
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Design
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (20.00%) CCIE
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 8 (26.67%) F5
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Ciena
6 1 (3.33%) Cramer
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security