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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 139 146 138
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 18 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.36% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.45% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 1
Median daily rate £575 £445 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.21% -15.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £43.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-66.12% -13.00%
Network Architecture
England

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
2669 3327 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.40% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2035 1501
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 130 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 8 £663 +47.22%
Manchester 0 5 £525 +13.51%
Cheshire +16 4 £525 +32.91%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 16 (57.14%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) WAN
3 13 (46.43%) Network Design
3 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (35.71%) CCIE
5 10 (35.71%) Network Security
6 9 (32.14%) Migration
6 9 (32.14%) VoIP
7 8 (28.57%) CCNP
7 8 (28.57%) Service Management
7 8 (28.57%) Internet
7 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
8 7 (25.00%) CCNA
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) Juniper
10 5 (17.86%) Broadband
11 4 (14.29%) BCP
11 4 (14.29%) Degree
11 4 (14.29%) CCDP
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (10.71%) Banking
13 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
13 2 (7.14%) F5

Network Architecture
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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) WAN
3 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 9 (32.14%) VoIP
6 8 (28.57%) Internet
7 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) Broadband
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) IPsec
9 2 (7.14%) MPLS
9 2 (7.14%) OSPF
9 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
9 2 (7.14%) VLAN
9 2 (7.14%) VPN
10 1 (3.57%) 2G
10 1 (3.57%) 3G
10 1 (3.57%) 4G
10 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Data Migration Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Migration Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
1 13 (46.43%) Network Design
2 9 (32.14%) Migration
3 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (14.29%) BCP
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.57%) ITSM
8 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCIE
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP
4 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (14.29%) CCDP
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) CCDA
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) F5