The median contractor rate for a Cisco Network Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Cisco Network Architect
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 627 605
Rank change year-on-year +61 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Cisco Network Architect 21 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.047% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.050% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 14
Median daily rate £525 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +1.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £398 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £448 £463
% change year-on-year +17.31% -3.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.94 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.94 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Cisco Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cisco Network Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Network Architect.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Architect over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Network Architect over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Network Architect in the UK

Cisco Network Architect
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Network Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +43 21 £525 +8.80% 2
London +8 13 £525 +8.80%
South East +40 5 £525 +8.24% 1
Berkshire +20 3 £525 +32.91%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £525 -
City of London +3 2 £500 -4.76%
Reading - 2 £525 -
Northampton - 2 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £525 -
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
Cheshire +26 1 - -
North West +25 1 - -
Warrington +22 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

Cisco Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Cisco Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Cisco Network Architect in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) Firewall
3 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (37.78%) BGP
4 17 (37.78%) VPN
5 16 (35.56%) Wireless
6 14 (31.11%) CCIE
7 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
7 13 (28.89%) MPLS
7 13 (28.89%) ICMP
8 12 (26.67%) Network Security
8 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) VLAN
9 11 (24.44%) OSPF
9 11 (24.44%) WAN
10 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture
10 10 (22.22%) F5
11 9 (20.00%) Network Design
11 9 (20.00%) LAN
11 9 (20.00%) Windows
12 8 (17.78%) Juniper
12 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
12 8 (17.78%) IPv4
12 8 (17.78%) IPv6
12 8 (17.78%) Finance
12 8 (17.78%) Military
12 8 (17.78%) JNCIE

Cisco Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 17 (37.78%) BGP
2 17 (37.78%) VPN
3 16 (35.56%) Wireless
4 13 (28.89%) ICMP
4 13 (28.89%) MPLS
4 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
5 12 (26.67%) Network Security
6 11 (24.44%) OSPF
6 11 (24.44%) VLAN
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
7 9 (20.00%) LAN
8 8 (17.78%) IPv4
8 8 (17.78%) IPv6
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (15.56%) SNMP
10 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.11%) DHCP
11 4 (8.89%) DNS
12 3 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Military
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) BYOD
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 9 (20.00%) Network Design
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.56%) Network Management
4 7 (15.56%) People Management
4 7 (15.56%) SOA
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Service Management
6 5 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.67%) Health Informatics
8 3 (6.67%) High Availability
8 3 (6.67%) Informatics
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.67%) ITSM
8 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCIE
3 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) JNCIE
6 6 (13.33%) CCNP
7 5 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (8.89%) CCNA
9 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.22%) CCA
10 1 (2.22%) CCIE Wireless
10 1 (2.22%) CISA
10 1 (2.22%) CISM
10 1 (2.22%) CISSP
10 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PA-DSS
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (6.67%) OVSD
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (22.22%) F5
3 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.78%) Juniper
4 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Gemalto
6 2 (4.44%) Kaspersky
6 2 (4.44%) MikroTik
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 2 (4.44%) Tripwire
6 2 (4.44%) Ubiquiti
6 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
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