The median contractor rate for a Network Technical Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

Network Technical Architect
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 632 635
Rank change year-on-year +40 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Technical Architect 9 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.024% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £450 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +12.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £480 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £590 £488
% change year-on-year -29.66% +21.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
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 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Network Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 13 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 3 months to 24 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 +48 9 £450 -18.18%
South East +25 3 £450 -23.72%
Milton Keynes -9 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £450 -
London +16 2 £625 +13.63%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £380 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £380 -
Manchester - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £380 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) WAN
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) Wireless
3 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 9 (34.62%) Network Security
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (34.62%) F5
5 8 (30.77%) IPsec
6 7 (26.92%) Network Design
6 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Palo Alto
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) LAN
7 6 (23.08%) Juniper
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
8 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
9 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (15.38%) Big Data
9 4 (15.38%) IaaS
9 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (15.38%) IaaS
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (11.54%) PaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Akamai
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Wireless
3 9 (34.62%) Network Security
4 8 (30.77%) IPsec
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (15.38%) DMZ
7 4 (15.38%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (7.69%) BGP
9 2 (7.69%) ICMP
9 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.85%) DWDM
10 1 (3.85%) Internet
10 1 (3.85%) MPLS
10 1 (3.85%) SAN
10 1 (3.85%) SDH
10 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Data Lake
2 3 (11.54%) DocumentDB
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) CESG
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 7 (26.92%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 4 (15.38%) Product Management
4 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Management
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Governance
6 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
1 4 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) F5
3 6 (23.08%) Juniper
3 6 (23.08%) Palo Alto
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) New Relic
6 3 (11.54%) Splunk
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Meraki
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) NetApp
8 1 (3.85%) StorageTek
8 1 (3.85%) Sun