The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 46 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.48% 0.49% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.52% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £475 £466
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 382 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.69% 92.72% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 289 256
Average daily rate £403 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 26
Average hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architect across the Swindon region.

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Network Architect in their job title 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 with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed