The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 16 April 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 Leeds 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank - 66 66
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+7.55% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1098 746 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.69% 95.03% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 384 465
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.90 £44.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Network Architect
West Yorkshire

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint