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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank - 140 143
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.041% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £33.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+42.77% +135.08%
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
2298 2417 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.85% 77.62% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1642 1596
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 107 121
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Network Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec