The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 65 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £428 £385
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
715 676 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.08% 90.98% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 278 449
Average daily rate £375 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.64 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Network Architect
North West

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Network Architect
North West

Network Architect
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft