The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 135 134 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £338 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.20% -
Network Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2870 3000 2815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.32% 95.85% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1944 1837
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 197 180
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Gloucestershire 0 4 £338 -41.30%
Bristol +8 2 £535 +33.75% 1
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Wireless
5 6 (40.00%) CCNA
5 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) Nortel
6 5 (33.33%) WLAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) Blog
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
9 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
9 2 (13.33%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (6.67%) Back Office
10 1 (6.67%) SCCM
10 1 (6.67%) Network Security
10 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (6.67%) Nokia Networks
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (6.67%) INAP
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) ISUP
7 1 (6.67%) LDAP
7 1 (6.67%) MVNO
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) PSTN
7 1 (6.67%) Skype
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) MODAF
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CISMP
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Genesys
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Meraki
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) Siemens