Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 504 495
Rank change year-on-year -35 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 89 91 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 64
London median daily rate £538 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £263
90th Percentile £812 £638 £750
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
London median hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.25 £50.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £14.35 £50.00 £65.00
England median hourly rate £12.75 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -74.50% - -4.76%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,383 35,736 37,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.60% 85.98% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,483 25,718 26,478
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 422 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.40
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Network Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 12 £488 +8.33% 3
South London -38 7 £838 +131.03% 1
East London -11 1 £680 +81.33% 1
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 46 (51.69%) Firewall
2 43 (48.31%) Cisco
3 38 (42.70%) WAN
4 35 (39.33%) Data Centre
5 33 (37.08%) BGP
6 32 (35.96%) OSPF
6 32 (35.96%) LAN
7 31 (34.83%) Internet
8 30 (33.71%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (30.34%) MPLS
10 26 (29.21%) Juniper
10 26 (29.21%) CheckPoint
10 26 (29.21%) VPN
11 22 (24.72%) CCIE
11 22 (24.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (23.60%) CCNA
12 21 (23.60%) VPLS
12 21 (23.60%) Fortinet
13 17 (19.10%) SSL
14 16 (17.98%) ITIL
14 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
15 15 (16.85%) Change Management
16 14 (15.73%) MCP
16 14 (15.73%) MCSE
16 14 (15.73%) DMZ
16 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
16 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (15.73%) PaaS

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:

Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) IaaS
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (15.73%) PaaS
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.74%) SaaS
4 5 (5.62%) Office 365
5 3 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (51.69%) Firewall
2 38 (42.70%) WAN
3 33 (37.08%) BGP
4 32 (35.96%) LAN
4 32 (35.96%) OSPF
5 31 (34.83%) Internet
6 27 (30.34%) MPLS
7 26 (29.21%) VPN
8 22 (24.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (23.60%) VPLS
10 17 (19.10%) SSL
11 14 (15.73%) DMZ
12 11 (12.36%) Network Security
13 10 (11.24%) DNS
14 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
15 7 (7.87%) Ethernet
15 7 (7.87%) HSRP
15 7 (7.87%) Wireless
15 7 (7.87%) WLAN
16 6 (6.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
1 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Gradle
3 6 (6.74%) Calabash
4 4 (4.49%) Capybara
4 4 (4.49%) Selenium
4 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.49%) WATIR
5 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Advertising
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Danish Language
4 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.12%) French Language
4 1 (1.12%) Front Office
4 1 (1.12%) German Language
4 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (51.69%) Architect
2 24 (26.97%) Security Architect
3 21 (23.60%) Network Architect
4 12 (13.48%) Network Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Network Security Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Lead Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Lead Security Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Designer
8 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Firewall Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Information Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Network Designer
9 5 (5.62%) Security Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.25%) RESTful
1 2 (2.25%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.37%) Android
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.37%) Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (17.98%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) Change Management
3 13 (14.61%) Information Security
4 11 (12.36%) Security Architecture
5 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.99%) IT Strategy
6 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.99%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.87%) BDD
7 7 (7.87%) TDD
7 7 (7.87%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.74%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.74%) Network Design
8 6 (6.74%) Network Management
8 6 (6.74%) OO
8 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) Ruby
2 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.49%) C#
4 3 (3.37%) Java
4 3 (3.37%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) PHP
5 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (24.72%) CCIE
3 21 (23.60%) CCNA
4 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.73%) MCP
5 14 (15.73%) MCSE
5 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
6 13 (14.61%) CISSP
7 9 (10.11%) CCSP
8 8 (8.99%) Degree
9 7 (7.87%) CCNP
10 6 (6.74%) CCSA
11 5 (5.62%) PMP
12 4 (4.49%) CCDP
12 4 (4.49%) CISA
12 4 (4.49%) CISM
12 4 (4.49%) HP ASE
12 4 (4.49%) HPE ATP
12 4 (4.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) GDPR
2 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.37%) GCP
3 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.25%) QA
5 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.12%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.62%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.12%) Docker
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.37%) Ansible
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.25%) OpenView
4 1 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.12%) Nessus
4 1 (1.12%) QRadar
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Cisco
2 26 (29.21%) CheckPoint
2 26 (29.21%) Juniper
3 21 (23.60%) Fortinet
4 10 (11.24%) VMware
5 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.74%) HP
6 6 (6.74%) Ivanti
7 5 (5.62%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) Infoblox
8 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.37%) Splunk
9 2 (2.25%) Apple
9 2 (2.25%) Brocade
9 2 (2.25%) EMC
9 2 (2.25%) IBM
9 2 (2.25%) Vyatta
10 1 (1.12%) Meraki
10 1 (1.12%) Mercator
10 1 (1.12%) Palo Alto