The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 135 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+153.84% -52.29%
Network Architecture
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2451 2539 1655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.76% 76.82% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1594 1567 1031
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 112 60
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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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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
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 2 (33.33%) UMTS
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) GGSN
3 1 (16.67%) SGSN
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (33.33%) UMTS
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) 2G
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) GGSN
2 1 (16.67%) SGSN
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (16.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) System Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia
1 1 (16.67%) Agilent