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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 133 - 148
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% - 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £395 £385
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £59.00
% change year-on-year
-5.91% -18.93%
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
2278 2617 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.31% 78.05% 76.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1747 1576
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 130 88
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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
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 August 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) ASIC
3 5 (41.67%) V-Model
3 5 (41.67%) Military
3 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
3 5 (41.67%) Use Case
3 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (33.33%) CESG
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Firmware
4 4 (33.33%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) IPv4
4 1 (8.33%) IPv6
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) ASIC Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior ASIC Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior IP Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) ASIC
1 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
1 5 (41.67%) UML
1 5 (41.67%) Use Case
1 5 (41.67%) V-Model
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) VMware