The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 60 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.73% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.75% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £513 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £408 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £478 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.59% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.62% -
Network Architect
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
632 930 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.05% 96.57% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 518 463
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) VoIP
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) WLAN
3 4 (36.36%) SDH
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) xDSL
4 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) DWDM
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) DB2
5 2 (18.18%) Servlets
5 2 (18.18%) Cramer
5 2 (18.18%) WEP

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) VoIP
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) SDH
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) WLAN
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
4 3 (27.27%) DWDM
4 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) xDSL
5 2 (18.18%) WEP
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) eTOM
3 2 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Amdocs
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Cramer
3 2 (18.18%) Huawei
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAP