The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank - 129 121
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.066% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.090% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £24.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2963 2214 1927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.64% 72.90% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1193 967
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 87
Average hourly rate £37.97 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.91 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the North West region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture.

1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) 802.1X
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) HSRP
3 4 (36.36%) GLBP
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) SoftLayer

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) HSRP
3 4 (36.36%) GLBP
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Network Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Network Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) 802.1X
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft