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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 153 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £33.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+44.93% +131.57%
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
3190 2844 2281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.82% 77.39% 75.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 1633 1202
Median daily rate £423 £399 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 134 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 - 4 £313 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Manchester -8 1 £500 - 1
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 5 (29.41%) Network Design
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) SMTP
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) AlienVault
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (17.65%) SMTP
3 3 (17.65%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) 2G
5 1 (5.88%) 3G
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 2 (11.76%) Avionics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) MODAF
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) AlienVault
1 3 (17.65%) EMC
1 3 (17.65%) Splunk
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel
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