The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 376 397
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 34 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 32
Median daily rate £469 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £675 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.69 £47.83 £33.50
% change year-on-year -19.10% +42.77%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17729 18243 19239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 13342 13634
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 £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 260
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in London

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architecture in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Architecture in London

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in London

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London -1 5 £506 -3.57% 3
New Malden - 5 - -
Greenford - 1 £344 -
Uxbridge - 1 £1,250 -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 33 (55.00%) Cisco
2 27 (45.00%) Firewall
3 22 (36.67%) WAN
4 21 (35.00%) VPN
5 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (28.33%) Juniper
6 17 (28.33%) Windows
6 17 (28.33%) Linux
6 17 (28.33%) LAN
7 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 14 (23.33%) Network Design
9 13 (21.67%) Network Security
9 13 (21.67%) DNS
10 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 11 (18.33%) ITIL
11 11 (18.33%) HTTP
11 11 (18.33%) CCIE
11 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
12 10 (16.67%) DHCP
12 10 (16.67%) VMware
12 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) TOGAF
13 9 (15.00%) JNCIP
13 9 (15.00%) SolarWinds
13 9 (15.00%) Finance
13 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
13 9 (15.00%) MPLS
13 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
13 9 (15.00%) CCNP
13 9 (15.00%) Windows Server

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Route 53
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) Firewall
2 22 (36.67%) WAN
3 21 (35.00%) VPN
4 17 (28.33%) LAN
5 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (21.67%) DNS
6 13 (21.67%) Network Security
7 11 (18.33%) HTTP
8 10 (16.67%) DHCP
9 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
9 9 (15.00%) MPLS
10 8 (13.33%) SAN
11 7 (11.67%) BGP
11 7 (11.67%) Internet
11 7 (11.67%) OSPF
12 6 (10.00%) Wireless
12 6 (10.00%) Wireshark
13 5 (8.33%) NX-OS
14 4 (6.67%) IPsec
14 4 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Calabash
2 1 (1.67%) Capybara
2 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.67%) FishEye
2 1 (1.67%) Gradle
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Military
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.33%) FreeMarker
3 2 (3.33%) XMPP
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) Core Data
4 1 (1.67%) Itk
4 1 (1.67%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) ASIC
5 1 (1.67%) CESG
5 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) iSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.33%) SUSE
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Unix
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.67%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Network Design
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.00%) Change Management
5 6 (10.00%) Network Management
5 6 (10.00%) Service Management
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) OO
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.33%) Tcl
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Lisp
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
4 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.33%) CCIE
3 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) CCNP
4 9 (15.00%) JNCIP
5 7 (11.67%) CCDA
5 7 (11.67%) CCNA
5 7 (11.67%) JNCIA
5 7 (11.67%) JNCIS
6 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.67%) Degree
8 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.33%) CCSP
8 2 (3.33%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.67%) CCA
9 1 (1.67%) CCDP
9 1 (1.67%) CISA
9 1 (1.67%) CISSP
9 1 (1.67%) GCIA
9 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) GMP
2 2 (3.33%) HL7
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.67%) COBIT
3 1 (1.67%) COSO
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) NFS
3 1 (1.67%) Xen
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.67%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.67%) Netcool
2 1 (1.67%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) vRealize
2 1 (1.67%) WMI
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Cisco
2 17 (28.33%) Juniper
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 8 (13.33%) Citrix
5 8 (13.33%) Dell
6 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 5 (8.33%) F5
7 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.00%) IBM
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.33%) FireEye
9 2 (3.33%) MikroTik
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.33%) Ubiquiti
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