The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 38 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.34% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £499 £475 £469
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-68.04% -
Network Architect
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
290 380 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.97% 98.19% 98.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 301 279
Median daily rate £350 £342 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.04% -7.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 across the Cardiff region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint