The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 130 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 18 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
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£463 £475 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +37.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £454 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £40.00
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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
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire -2 10 £500 +5.26% 2
Lancashire - 7 £438 -
Cumbria - 1 £475 -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) CCIE
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) Juniper
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) CCNP
5 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
5 8 (38.10%) OSPF
5 8 (38.10%) BGP
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) MPLS
7 6 (28.57%) ADSL
7 6 (28.57%) SSL
7 6 (28.57%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (19.05%) Stress Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
9 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (9.52%) Migration
10 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
11 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (4.76%) Legal
11 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
11 1 (4.76%) JNCIE

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (47.62%) LAN
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) OSPF
3 8 (38.10%) BGP
4 6 (28.57%) MPLS
4 6 (28.57%) ADSL
4 6 (28.57%) SSL
4 6 (28.57%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) DMVPN
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) WAAS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Stress Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CCIE
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCDP
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
Cheshire
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago