The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
England / North West
Rank 119 111 143
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 18 49 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 1.28% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.35% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 2
Median daily rate £500 £500 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £600 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 3641 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.94% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2167 1733
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 198 201
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 7 £530 -
Cheshire +1 6 £473 -5.50%
Manchester +11 4 £494 +3.94% 1
Merseyside 0 1 £500 - 1
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 North West region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 27 (51.92%) Cisco
2 26 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 25 (48.08%) LAN
4 24 (46.15%) WAN
5 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (32.69%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (30.77%) Network Architecture
7 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
8 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
8 14 (26.92%) F5
8 14 (26.92%) Migration
8 14 (26.92%) Network Design
9 12 (23.08%) CCIE
10 10 (19.23%) CCNP
11 9 (17.31%) Internet
12 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
13 7 (13.46%) MPLS
13 7 (13.46%) VoIP
13 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
13 7 (13.46%) Network Security
14 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (11.54%) Load Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (11.54%) Wireless
14 6 (11.54%) Service Management
15 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
15 5 (9.62%) VLAN

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.85%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) LAN
2 24 (46.15%) WAN
3 17 (32.69%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (17.31%) Internet
5 7 (13.46%) MPLS
5 7 (13.46%) Network Security
5 7 (13.46%) VoIP
6 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (11.54%) Wireless
7 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
7 5 (9.62%) VLAN
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.69%) Firewall
8 4 (7.69%) VPN
9 2 (3.85%) Broadband
9 2 (3.85%) IPsec
9 2 (3.85%) OSPF
10 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.77%) BYOD
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Network Architecture
2 14 (26.92%) Migration
2 14 (26.92%) Network Design
3 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.54%) Load Testing
4 6 (11.54%) Service Management
5 5 (9.62%) Change Control
6 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.85%) ERP
7 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.92%) CRM
8 1 (1.92%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.92%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 12 (23.08%) CCIE
5 10 (19.23%) CCNP
6 4 (7.69%) CCNA
7 3 (5.77%) CCDP
8 2 (3.85%) CISSP
9 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.92%) CCDA
9 1 (1.92%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Cisco
2 14 (26.92%) F5
3 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.77%) Juniper
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
Merseyside
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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