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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 142 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.20% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.28% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £394 £278
% change year-on-year
+10.15% +41.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £79.50
% change year-on-year
- -79.87%
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
2295 1772 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.26% 71.22% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1140 1104
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 95 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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
Wiltshire - 2 - - 2
Bristol -17 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) LAMP
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
3 3 (27.27%) UMTS
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) GGSN
3 3 (27.27%) SGSN
3 3 (27.27%) LTE
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
1 3 (27.27%) UMTS
1 3 (27.27%) GGSN
1 3 (27.27%) SGSN
1 3 (27.27%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) 2G
2 1 (9.09%) 3G
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CRISC
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
2 1 (9.09%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson