Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 507 516 508
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 133 70 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 55
London median daily rate £613 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.95% -2.06% -3.00%
10th Percentile £375 £337 £231
90th Percentile £800 £666 £645
England median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
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 £36.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £65.00
England median hourly rate £12.50 £49.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -74.49% +2.45% -6.67%

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 40,127 34,339 37,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.23% 86.34% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,949 24,718 27,346
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £648
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 378 425
London median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.08 £53.94 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

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 26 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architecture in London over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 April 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
South London -43 13 £775 +72.22% 1
Central London -48 9 £608 +49.45% 2
West London -30 6 £518 -35.07% 5
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 50 (37.59%) WAN
2 47 (35.34%) Cisco
3 42 (31.58%) Firewall
4 40 (30.08%) LAN
4 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
5 39 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (29.32%) OSPF
6 37 (27.82%) BGP
6 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (24.06%) MPLS
8 30 (22.56%) CheckPoint
9 29 (21.80%) VPN
9 29 (21.80%) CCIE
10 28 (21.05%) Internet
11 27 (20.30%) Change Management
11 27 (20.30%) Juniper
11 27 (20.30%) PaaS
11 27 (20.30%) Security Architecture
11 27 (20.30%) IaaS
12 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
12 26 (19.55%) Security Cleared
13 25 (18.80%) SC Cleared
13 25 (18.80%) CISSP
13 25 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (18.05%) Finance
15 22 (16.54%) VPLS
15 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (16.54%) Office 365
15 22 (16.54%) IT Strategy

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 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (20.30%) IaaS
2 27 (20.30%) PaaS
3 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (16.54%) Office 365
5 7 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (3.01%) SaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (37.59%) WAN
2 42 (31.58%) Firewall
3 40 (30.08%) LAN
4 39 (29.32%) OSPF
5 37 (27.82%) BGP
6 32 (24.06%) MPLS
7 29 (21.80%) VPN
8 28 (21.05%) Internet
9 25 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (16.54%) VPLS
11 18 (13.53%) SSL
12 17 (12.78%) DNS
13 16 (12.03%) DMZ
14 12 (9.02%) TCP/IP
15 11 (8.27%) HSRP
15 11 (8.27%) Network Security
16 10 (7.52%) WLAN
17 9 (6.77%) Ethernet
17 9 (6.77%) IPsec
17 9 (6.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.75%) Big Data
2 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 7 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (4.51%) Calabash
2 6 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.51%) Gradle
3 4 (3.01%) Capybara
3 4 (3.01%) Selenium
3 4 (3.01%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.01%) WATIR
4 1 (0.75%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (18.05%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.76%) Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Billing
4 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Games
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (54.14%) Architect
2 38 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 33 (24.81%) Network Architect
4 17 (12.78%) Azure Architect
5 16 (12.03%) Cloud Architect
5 16 (12.03%) Project Manager
6 15 (11.28%) Network Engineer
7 13 (9.77%) Network Security Architect
8 11 (8.27%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (5.26%) AWS Architect
10 7 (5.26%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Lead Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Lead Security Architect
11 6 (4.51%) Core Network Architect
11 6 (4.51%) Designer
11 6 (4.51%) Office 365 Architect
11 6 (4.51%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.50%) RESTful
2 2 (1.50%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.51%) FMCG
4 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.50%) CCTV
5 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Linux
2 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.26%) Android
3 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.30%) Change Management
1 27 (20.30%) Security Architecture
2 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.54%) IT Strategy
3 21 (15.79%) ITIL
4 19 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 17 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (12.03%) Project Management
6 16 (12.03%) TOGAF
7 12 (9.02%) Service Management
8 10 (7.52%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.77%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (5.26%) Information Security
10 7 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.51%) Scrum
11 6 (4.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) Python
2 7 (5.26%) Ruby
3 4 (3.01%) C#
3 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.26%) Java
5 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (21.80%) CCIE
3 26 (19.55%) Security Cleared
4 25 (18.80%) CISSP
4 25 (18.80%) SC Cleared
5 21 (15.79%) CCNA
6 18 (13.53%) CCNP
7 14 (10.53%) MCP
7 14 (10.53%) MCSE
7 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (9.77%) CISA
8 13 (9.77%) CISM
9 11 (8.27%) PMP
10 9 (6.77%) CCSP
10 9 (6.77%) Degree
10 9 (6.77%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (6.02%) PMI Certification
12 6 (4.51%) CCSA
13 4 (3.01%) CCDP
13 4 (3.01%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) GCP
2 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.26%) COBIT
3 3 (2.26%) GDPR
3 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.75%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.26%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.75%) KVM
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Ansible
1 7 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.26%) OpenView
3 2 (1.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) Nessus
4 1 (0.75%) Nmap
4 1 (0.75%) QRadar
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (35.34%) Cisco
2 30 (22.56%) CheckPoint
3 27 (20.30%) Juniper
4 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
5 21 (15.79%) Fortinet
6 10 (7.52%) HP
7 9 (6.77%) F5
7 9 (6.77%) VMware
8 7 (5.26%) Infoblox
9 5 (3.76%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.50%) Apple
10 2 (1.50%) Citrix
10 2 (1.50%) EMC
10 2 (1.50%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.50%) McAfee
10 2 (1.50%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.50%) Qualys
10 2 (1.50%) SAP
10 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.75%) Red Box