The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 67 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% - 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £325 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £19.00
Network Architecture
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 382 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.86% 73.60% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 264 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Network Architecture
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) Security Hardening
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) Military

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) DMZ
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5