The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 138 122 138
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.089% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £480 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+7.55% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3096 2254 3356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.14% 94.43% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1342 1944
Average daily rate £350 £343 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 153 247
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.10 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.88% -39.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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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
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Vacancies
Bristol -12 2 - - 1
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Network Architect
England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) SNMP
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
7 4 (33.33%) FTP
7 4 (33.33%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) IKE
7 4 (33.33%) IPv4
7 4 (33.33%) CCIE
7 4 (33.33%) SSH
7 4 (33.33%) ICMP
7 4 (33.33%) TELNET
7 4 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (16.67%) Network Security
9 2 (16.67%) Network Design
9 2 (16.67%) CCSP
9 2 (16.67%) Juniper
9 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 4 (33.33%) IPv4
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) FTP
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) IKE
4 4 (33.33%) SSH
4 4 (33.33%) ICMP
4 4 (33.33%) TELNET
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCIE
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCSP
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
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