The median contractor rate for a Network Infrastructure Architect was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Network Infrastructure Architect
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 614 595
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Infrastructure Architect 11 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.046% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.049% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 25
Median daily rate £438 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Infrastructure Architect in England

Network Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Infrastructure Architect in England

Network Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Infrastructure Architect in England

Network Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Infrastructure Architect in England

Network Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Infrastructure Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
South East +22 5 £475 -9.52% 1
London +9 4 £425 -26.08%
South West +13 1 £700 +55.55% 1
East of England -7 1 £380 -33.91% 1
Network Infrastructure Architect
UK

Network Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Network Infrastructure 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 England region featuring Network Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) F5
6 7 (28.00%) Apache
7 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
8 5 (20.00%) Gemalto
8 5 (20.00%) Puppet
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (20.00%) PA-DSS
8 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.00%) Kaspersky
8 5 (20.00%) Tripwire
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.00%) NetApp
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 5 (20.00%) UML
8 5 (20.00%) JBoss
8 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 5 (20.00%) Splunk
8 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree

Network Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.00%) SaaS
4 3 (12.00%) Office 365
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) NGN
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps
1 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) CCDA
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PA-DSS
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Gemalto
4 5 (20.00%) Kaspersky
4 5 (20.00%) NetApp
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.00%) Splunk
4 5 (20.00%) Tripwire
5 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) StorageTek
7 1 (4.00%) Sun