The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 142 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £340 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.91% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.42 £33.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+37.62% +131.57%
Network Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2476 2372 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.78% 79.30% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1296 1075
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow - 5 £350 -
Edinburgh -15 2 £225 -33.82%
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Presales
5 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) CCIE
6 4 (25.00%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (12.50%) WLAN
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
9 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 1 (6.25%) Network Security
9 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) VoIP
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Network Architect
3 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
4 6 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (31.25%) Senior Architect
5 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Mac Technician
7 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Presales
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Office Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
6 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper