The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 60 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.76% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.79% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £463 £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
671 758 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.91% 96.19% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 391 361
Average daily rate £360 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) WEP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) eTOM
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Junos
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) WEP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) Junos
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) TACACS
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) eTOM
2 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) F5