The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Network Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Network Architecture
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 161 189
Rank change year-on-year +19 +28  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.067% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £425 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +25.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £447 £400
% change year-on-year +11.85% +11.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £33.17 £33.00
% change year-on-year -17.44% +0.50%  

Network Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2657 2978 4235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2386 3276
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.78 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in the City of London

Network Architecture
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 Architecture in the City of London.

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

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architecture in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 5 (26.32%) Office 365
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (21.05%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) SSL
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) IPsec
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) CCSA
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

Network Architecture
Co-occurring 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 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) DMVPN
4 2 (10.53%) ICMP
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) SSH
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.53%) WLAN
5 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Network Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XMPP
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
1 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile First
3 1 (5.26%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCDE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCSA
3 2 (10.53%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CISA
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) FireEye
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.26%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Tufin
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
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