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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
England / South West
Rank 127 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.17% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £273 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.75% -

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
2071 2375 2280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.15% 82.15% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1666 1531
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 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +6 1 £360 - 2
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Devon - 1 £185 -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Military
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) ISDN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Military
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Subject Matter Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) ASIC
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCDA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CNA
3 2 (33.33%) CNE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Novell
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto