Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Technical Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Network Technical Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 864 864
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Technical Architect 10 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.026% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.027% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 19
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% -
10th Percentile £420 £415 £422
90th Percentile £702 £556 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Network Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Network Technical Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Technical Architect in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Technical Architect in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Technical Architect over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Technical Architect in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Technical Architect in the UK

Network Technical Architect
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Technical Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England 0 10 £500 +8.11% 2
UK excluding London +27 5 £483 -3.50% 2
London -24 5 £525 +16.67%
Midlands +28 3 £556 - 1
West Midlands +35 2 £483 - 1
South East +2 2 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £630 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Network Technical 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 Network Technical Architect in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Sun

Network Technical 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SMS
4 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (10.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
1 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
1 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Meraki
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) StorageTek
3 1 (10.00%) Sun