The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
London / City of London
Rank 142 155 187
Rank change year-on-year +13 +32  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £563 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +53.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +6.36% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £55.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.21% +74.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2871 3173 4972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.22% 95.40% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2525 3747
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in the City of London

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Architect in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in the City of London

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Architect in the City of London

Network Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architect in the City of London

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) CCIE
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (22.22%) Network Design
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
7 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.11%) Converged Networks
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) F5
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) B2B

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Converged Networks
4 2 (11.11%) DMZ
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) ICMP
5 1 (5.56%) IPv4
5 1 (5.56%) IPv6
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) B2B
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) CCDE
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCDA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vCloud
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
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