Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 496 519
Rank change year-on-year -77 +23 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 54 127 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 81 71
London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £300
90th Percentile £643 £675 £750
England median daily rate £475 £500 £465
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +4.17% +0.36% -8.90%

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 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architecture in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -19 10 £475 -5.00% 4
South London -27 5 - -
East London -6 1 £680 +81.33% 1
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 26 (48.15%) Firewall
2 25 (46.30%) LAN
2 25 (46.30%) WAN
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco
3 18 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (33.33%) Information Security
4 17 (31.48%) Network Security
5 16 (29.63%) Network Management
6 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (24.07%) WLAN
7 13 (24.07%) SolarWinds
8 12 (22.22%) Riverbed
8 12 (22.22%) Windows
9 11 (20.37%) MPLS
9 11 (20.37%) BGP
10 10 (18.52%) Internet
10 10 (18.52%) Linux
10 10 (18.52%) HP
10 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
10 10 (18.52%) Network Design
10 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
11 9 (16.67%) Low Latency
11 9 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
11 9 (16.67%) Virtual Team
11 9 (16.67%) Supplier Management
11 9 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
11 9 (16.67%) VMware
11 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) IaaS
1 5 (9.26%) PaaS
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) Firewall
2 25 (46.30%) LAN
2 25 (46.30%) WAN
3 17 (31.48%) Network Security
4 13 (24.07%) WLAN
5 11 (20.37%) BGP
5 11 (20.37%) MPLS
6 10 (18.52%) Internet
7 9 (16.67%) OSPF
7 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
8 8 (14.81%) Ethernet
8 8 (14.81%) HSRP
8 8 (14.81%) IPv6
8 8 (14.81%) NGN
8 8 (14.81%) SNMP
8 8 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (14.81%) TACACS
8 8 (14.81%) VPN
8 8 (14.81%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) DB2
1 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Gradle
3 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.85%) FishEye
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Law
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Danish Language
5 1 (1.85%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
5 1 (1.85%) German Language
5 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.85%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Architect
2 13 (24.07%) Network Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Network Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Network Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) OAuth
3 1 (1.85%) RESTful
3 1 (1.85%) SAML
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) SUSE
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Information Security
2 16 (29.63%) Network Management
3 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.52%) Network Design
5 9 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 9 (16.67%) Practice Management
5 9 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 9 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
6 8 (14.81%) Service Management
7 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (9.26%) DevOps
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) CCDA
3 5 (9.26%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) JNCIA
3 5 (9.26%) JNCIP
3 5 (9.26%) JNCIS
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 4 (7.41%) PMP
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (1.85%) CISA
7 1 (1.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) CRISC
7 1 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.56%) GDPR
3 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (3.70%) QA
4 2 (3.70%) SLA
5 1 (1.85%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
5 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.85%) Netcool
3 1 (1.85%) OpenView
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.85%) vRealize
3 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Cisco
2 13 (24.07%) SolarWinds
3 12 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 10 (18.52%) HP
5 9 (16.67%) SAP
5 9 (16.67%) VMware
6 7 (12.96%) Juniper
7 6 (11.11%) Dell
7 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.41%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.70%) Brocade
10 2 (3.70%) IBM
10 2 (3.70%) MikroTik
10 2 (3.70%) Splunk
10 2 (3.70%) Ubiquiti
10 2 (3.70%) Vyatta
11 1 (1.85%) CyberArk
11 1 (1.85%) Meraki