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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 134 142 147
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.095% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £185 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £43.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-66.12% -13.00%
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
2218 2539 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.99% 80.50% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1771 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 108 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Devon +1 2 £185 -7.50%
Bristol - 1 £360 - 2
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) Military
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Use Case
2 5 (55.56%) Requirements Management
2 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) ASIC
2 5 (55.56%) V-Model
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) CESG
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Novell
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CCDA
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CNA
5 2 (22.22%) CNE
5 2 (22.22%) Novell Certification

Network Architecture
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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) SNMP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) Skype
3 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Military
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) ASIC Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Server Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Expert
4 1 (11.11%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IP Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) ASIC
1 5 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (44.44%) CESG
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Replication
4 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Requirements Management
1 5 (55.56%) UML
1 5 (55.56%) Use Case
1 5 (55.56%) V-Model
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCDA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CNA
3 2 (22.22%) CNE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Novell Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto