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 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 404 379
Rank change year-on-year +22 -25  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 26 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 19
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £545 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £447 £394
% change year-on-year +11.85% +13.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £65.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +30.00%  
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 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 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +4 9 £425 +4.23% 2
New Malden - 3 - -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 44 (59.46%) Cisco
2 32 (43.24%) Firewall
3 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (33.78%) WAN
5 24 (32.43%) VPN
6 21 (28.38%) Juniper
7 20 (27.03%) LAN
7 20 (27.03%) Network Security
8 19 (25.68%) Windows
8 19 (25.68%) CheckPoint
9 18 (24.32%) DNS
10 17 (22.97%) CCNP
11 16 (21.62%) Linux
11 16 (21.62%) SQL
11 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
11 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 15 (20.27%) Finance
13 14 (18.92%) ITIL
13 14 (18.92%) VMware
14 13 (17.57%) Network Design
14 13 (17.57%) CCIE
15 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
16 11 (14.86%) DHCP
16 11 (14.86%) HTTP
16 11 (14.86%) MPLS
16 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
17 10 (13.51%) Wireless
17 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
17 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
18 9 (12.16%) Windows 10

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 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.24%) Firewall
2 25 (33.78%) WAN
3 24 (32.43%) VPN
4 20 (27.03%) LAN
4 20 (27.03%) Network Security
5 18 (24.32%) DNS
6 11 (14.86%) DHCP
6 11 (14.86%) HTTP
6 11 (14.86%) MPLS
6 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
7 10 (13.51%) Wireless
8 9 (12.16%) BGP
8 9 (12.16%) OSPF
8 9 (12.16%) SAN
9 8 (10.81%) Ethernet
10 7 (9.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (9.46%) Internet
10 7 (9.46%) IPsec
10 7 (9.46%) Wireshark
11 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Calabash
1 1 (1.35%) Capybara
1 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Gradle
1 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Architect
2 15 (20.27%) Network Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Network Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.81%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Data Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (5.41%) Network Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) SAML
3 2 (2.70%) XMPP
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) Core Data
4 1 (1.35%) Itk
4 1 (1.35%) JMS
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) PKI
3 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.70%) iSeries
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Linux
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.81%) SUSE
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Network Design
3 10 (13.51%) TOGAF
4 9 (12.16%) Migration
4 9 (12.16%) Project Management
5 8 (10.81%) Change Management
5 8 (10.81%) Information Security
6 7 (9.46%) Service Management
7 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.11%) Network Management
7 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.41%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.41%) Validation
10 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) C
2 4 (5.41%) Java
2 4 (5.41%) Perl
2 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.05%) Python
3 3 (4.05%) VB
4 2 (2.70%) Lisp
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.97%) CCNP
3 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.57%) CCIE
5 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 8 (10.81%) CCNA
6 8 (10.81%) JNCIP
7 6 (8.11%) CCDA
7 6 (8.11%) JNCIA
7 6 (8.11%) JNCIS
8 5 (6.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (5.41%) Degree
10 3 (4.05%) CISA
10 3 (4.05%) CISM
10 3 (4.05%) CISSP
11 2 (2.70%) CCDE
11 2 (2.70%) CCDP
11 2 (2.70%) CCSA
11 2 (2.70%) CCSE
11 2 (2.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.41%) SLA
4 2 (2.70%) HL7
4 2 (2.70%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.35%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.35%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) XenApp
4 2 (2.70%) Xen
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.35%) Samba
5 1 (1.35%) Snort
5 1 (1.35%) Squid
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Nessus
3 1 (1.35%) OpenNebula
3 1 (1.35%) OpenVAS
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) Cisco
2 21 (28.38%) Juniper
3 19 (25.68%) CheckPoint
4 14 (18.92%) VMware
5 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.81%) Dell
6 8 (10.81%) F5
7 7 (9.46%) Blue Coat
7 7 (9.46%) Palo Alto
7 7 (9.46%) Riverbed
8 6 (8.11%) TippingPoint
9 5 (6.76%) FireEye
9 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.41%) Citrix
10 4 (5.41%) IBM
10 4 (5.41%) Oracle
11 3 (4.05%) CyberArk
11 3 (4.05%) RightFax
11 3 (4.05%) Tufin
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