Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 530 556 513
Rank change year-on-year +26 -43 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 99 60 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 75
London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £338 £323
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £49.75 £50.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -0.50% +4.54% +9.95%

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 40,034 39,666 38,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.52% 88.03% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,906 28,709 27,978
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £640
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 366 407
London median hourly rate £21.13 £22.81 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +6.09% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.12 £11.39
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 21 £461 -2.89% 7
West London +1 7 £518 +50.44% 4
South London -29 3 £600 -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 43 (43.43%) WAN
2 39 (39.39%) LAN
3 38 (38.38%) Cisco
4 34 (34.34%) Firewall
5 27 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (23.23%) MPLS
6 23 (23.23%) VPN
7 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 20 (20.20%) DNS
8 20 (20.20%) DHCP
8 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
9 19 (19.19%) Wireless
10 17 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
11 16 (16.16%) Network Design
12 15 (15.15%) VoIP
12 15 (15.15%) Internet
13 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
13 14 (14.14%) Finance
13 14 (14.14%) OSPF
13 14 (14.14%) BGP
14 13 (13.13%) Information Security
14 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (12.12%) CCNP
16 11 (11.11%) CCIE
16 11 (11.11%) Python
16 11 (11.11%) Network Security
17 10 (10.10%) Juniper
17 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
17 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.04%) PaaS
5 3 (3.03%) IaaS
5 3 (3.03%) SaaS
5 3 (3.03%) Serverless
5 3 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.02%) Office 365
7 1 (1.01%) GitHub
7 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.43%) WAN
2 39 (39.39%) LAN
3 34 (34.34%) Firewall
4 23 (23.23%) MPLS
4 23 (23.23%) VPN
5 20 (20.20%) DHCP
5 20 (20.20%) DNS
6 19 (19.19%) Wireless
7 15 (15.15%) Internet
7 15 (15.15%) VoIP
8 14 (14.14%) BGP
8 14 (14.14%) OSPF
8 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
9 11 (11.11%) Network Security
10 10 (10.10%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (9.09%) Ethernet
12 8 (8.08%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (8.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (8.08%) WLAN
13 7 (7.07%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) GitLab
2 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) Appium
3 1 (1.01%) Calabash
3 1 (1.01%) Mocha
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Billing
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Architect
2 30 (30.30%) Network Architect
3 25 (25.25%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 5 (5.05%) Analyst
5 5 (5.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Security Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Senior Architect
5 5 (5.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (3.03%) Consultant
7 3 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) Node.js
3 2 (2.02%) JSON
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) Chai
4 1 (1.01%) React
4 1 (1.01%) Redux
4 1 (1.01%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.03%) Blog
2 3 (3.03%) Replication
3 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.02%) Fintech
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.01%) Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.01%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.01%) FMCG
4 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.01%) Social Media
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Unix
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Solaris
4 1 (1.01%) VMS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Network Design
2 13 (13.13%) Information Security
3 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.09%) Migration
4 9 (9.09%) Service Management
5 8 (8.08%) ITIL
6 7 (7.07%) Change Management
6 7 (7.07%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (7.07%) Project Management
6 7 (7.07%) Validation
7 6 (6.06%) Security Architecture
7 6 (6.06%) SIEM
8 5 (5.05%) API Integration
8 5 (5.05%) DevOps
8 5 (5.05%) DNA
8 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) Python
2 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.05%) C
4 3 (3.03%) Perl
5 2 (2.02%) C++
5 2 (2.02%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) SQL
6 1 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.12%) CCNP
5 11 (11.11%) CCIE
6 7 (7.07%) Degree
7 6 (6.06%) CCNA
8 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.03%) PMP
10 2 (2.02%) CCDP
10 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.02%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.02%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.01%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) COBIT
1 1 (1.01%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.01%) ISO 20022
1 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.01%) KVM
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Terraform
2 3 (3.03%) Ansible
2 3 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (2.02%) CASB
3 2 (2.02%) Iperf
3 2 (2.02%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.01%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.01%) Cacti
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.01%) Grafana
4 1 (1.01%) Nagios
4 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) QRadar
4 1 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Cisco
2 10 (10.10%) Juniper
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.08%) Palo Alto
4 7 (7.07%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.06%) Aruba
5 6 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.06%) F5
5 6 (6.06%) Google
5 6 (6.06%) Meraki
5 6 (6.06%) VMware
6 5 (5.05%) Citrix
7 4 (4.04%) Mitel
8 3 (3.03%) Arista
8 3 (3.03%) HP
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle
8 3 (3.03%) SAP
9 2 (2.02%) Darktrace
9 2 (2.02%) FireEye
9 2 (2.02%) Zscaler