The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank - 50 50
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.70% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.75% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £438 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
736 532 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.24% 93.17% 91.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 309 252
Average daily rate £350 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 31
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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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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
South Wales - - - - 2
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture