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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 130 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - £15.50
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
2160 2573 2148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.24% 80.96% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1298 1132
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.03 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Edinburgh -1 4 £375 -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Network Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Mac Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Office Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) F5
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) RedGate