The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 1 August 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 East Midlands 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 84 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £466 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +21.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1372 1354 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.36% 92.93% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 679 630
Average daily rate £350 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 96 120
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Architect
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Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Derbyshire - - - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) CCIE
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) CCDP
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) DNS

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) BGP-4
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) 802.11
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OpenFlow
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) F5