Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 532 515
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17 +19
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 113 70 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 62
London median daily rate £600 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £338 £283
90th Percentile £694 £620 £649
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £49.75 £50.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -0.50% +16.28% +30.30%

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 40,244 36,423 39,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.33% 87.03% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,218 26,015 28,468
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 387 348
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £21.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.71% +9.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.89 £50.50 £51.38
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% +10.47%

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 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -40 15 £590 +15.12% 4
West London -30 9 £518 -35.07% 4
South London -36 9 £650 -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (32.74%) WAN
2 32 (28.32%) LAN
3 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (22.12%) Finance
4 24 (21.24%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (21.24%) Data Centre
5 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
6 22 (19.47%) Cisco
6 22 (19.47%) Change Management
7 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2
7 21 (18.58%) PaaS
7 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
8 20 (17.70%) IaaS
9 19 (16.81%) Security Architecture
9 19 (16.81%) Firewall
9 19 (16.81%) Project Management
9 19 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (15.93%) Service Management
10 18 (15.93%) CCNP
10 18 (15.93%) IT Strategy
11 17 (15.04%) Office 365
11 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
12 15 (13.27%) ITIL
13 14 (12.39%) DNS
13 14 (12.39%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (11.50%) CCIE
15 12 (10.62%) CISSP
15 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (10.62%) Enterprise Architecture

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 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (18.58%) PaaS
4 20 (17.70%) IaaS
5 17 (15.04%) Office 365
6 5 (4.42%) SaaS
7 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.74%) WAN
2 32 (28.32%) LAN
3 19 (16.81%) Firewall
4 14 (12.39%) DNS
4 14 (12.39%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (9.73%) BGP
5 11 (9.73%) MPLS
5 11 (9.73%) Network Security
5 11 (9.73%) Wireless
6 10 (8.85%) VPN
7 9 (7.96%) DHCP
8 8 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (7.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (7.08%) Internet
8 8 (7.08%) OSPF
9 7 (6.19%) 2G
9 7 (6.19%) 4G
9 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.19%) VoIP
9 7 (6.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Billing
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Games
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (43.36%) Architect
2 26 (23.01%) Network Architect
3 21 (18.58%) Security Architect
4 16 (14.16%) Project Manager
5 14 (12.39%) Azure Architect
5 14 (12.39%) Network Engineer
6 13 (11.50%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (9.73%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (7.96%) Senior Architect
10 8 (7.08%) Programme Manager
11 7 (6.19%) AWS Architect
11 7 (6.19%) AWS Solutions Architect
11 7 (6.19%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (6.19%) Network Security Architect
12 6 (5.31%) Core Network Architect
12 6 (5.31%) Office 365 Architect
13 5 (4.42%) Network Manager
13 5 (4.42%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) JSON
2 2 (1.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.54%) FMCG
2 4 (3.54%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.77%) CCTV
3 2 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.77%) Replication
3 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Fintech
4 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.88%) Social Media
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) Solaris
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.47%) Change Management
2 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2
3 19 (16.81%) Project Management
3 19 (16.81%) Security Architecture
3 19 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.93%) IT Strategy
4 18 (15.93%) Service Management
5 15 (13.27%) ITIL
6 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (9.73%) TOGAF
8 9 (7.96%) Information Security
8 9 (7.96%) Network Design
8 9 (7.96%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.96%) Programme Management
8 9 (7.96%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.19%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (5.31%) Contract Management
10 6 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) Python
2 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.77%) C
3 2 (1.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (15.93%) CCNP
4 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
5 13 (11.50%) CCIE
6 12 (10.62%) CISSP
7 11 (9.73%) PMP
8 9 (7.96%) CISA
8 9 (7.96%) CISM
9 8 (7.08%) Degree
9 8 (7.08%) PMI Certification
10 6 (5.31%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (2.65%) CCNA
12 3 (2.65%) SANS
13 2 (1.77%) CCDP
13 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.77%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) COBIT
1 4 (3.54%) GCP
1 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
1 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) KVM
2 2 (1.77%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Ansible
1 4 (3.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.88%) Iperf
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.88%) Nmap
2 1 (0.88%) OpenView
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.47%) Cisco
3 7 (6.19%) F5
3 7 (6.19%) VMware
4 6 (5.31%) HP
5 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.54%) Citrix
5 4 (3.54%) Infoblox
5 4 (3.54%) Juniper
5 4 (3.54%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.54%) SAP
5 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.65%) Aruba
6 3 (2.65%) McAfee
7 2 (1.77%) EMC
7 2 (1.77%) Mitel
7 2 (1.77%) NetApp
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle
7 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow