The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 56 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.42% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £456 £430
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
Network Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
447 350 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.91% 93.58% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 185 176
Average daily rate £405 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.35 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £425 -
Network Architect
South West

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) IPv6
4 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint