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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 143 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £283
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +50.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £114.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.59%
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
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -14 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) 3GPP
2 3 (30.00%) UMTS
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) GGSN
2 3 (30.00%) SGSN
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (30.00%) UMTS
1 3 (30.00%) GGSN
1 3 (30.00%) SGSN
1 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CRISC
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (10.00%) HP