The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 108 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 36 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.56% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.60% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £478 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 - -
Network Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3083 2350 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.12% 94.23% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1358 1217
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 148 168
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £32.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect across the West Midlands region.

Network Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Solihull +14 28 £425 -
Shropshire - 6 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 - 1
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 30 (61.22%) LAN
3 29 (59.18%) SC Cleared
3 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
4 21 (42.86%) WAN
5 18 (36.73%) VoIP
6 17 (34.69%) Wireless
7 14 (28.57%) Juniper
7 14 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
8 13 (26.53%) BT
9 12 (24.49%) Brocade
9 12 (24.49%) VLAN
9 12 (24.49%) Presales
10 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
10 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (22.45%) ITIL
11 10 (20.41%) VPN
11 10 (20.41%) Network Management
12 8 (16.33%) ITSM
12 8 (16.33%) Service Management
12 8 (16.33%) EMC
12 8 (16.33%) CA
12 8 (16.33%) MPLS
12 8 (16.33%) WLAN
12 8 (16.33%) FCAPS
12 8 (16.33%) SevOne
13 7 (14.29%) ServiceNow
13 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
13 7 (14.29%) NetScaler
13 7 (14.29%) IBM

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) LAN
2 21 (42.86%) WAN
3 18 (36.73%) VoIP
4 17 (34.69%) Wireless
5 12 (24.49%) VLAN
6 11 (22.45%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (20.41%) VPN
8 8 (16.33%) FCAPS
8 8 (16.33%) MPLS
8 8 (16.33%) WLAN
9 7 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 7 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 6 (12.24%) Firewall
10 6 (12.24%) Network Security
11 5 (10.20%) DHCP
11 5 (10.20%) DNS
11 5 (10.20%) WPA2
12 4 (8.16%) Converged Networks
12 4 (8.16%) DAB
12 4 (8.16%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 12 (24.49%) Presales
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL
4 10 (20.41%) Network Management
5 8 (16.33%) ITSM
5 8 (16.33%) Service Management
6 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 6 (12.24%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) SFIA
9 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.04%) Network Design
9 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.04%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) SC Cleared
1 29 (59.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.16%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) Opsview
2 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Cisco
2 14 (28.57%) Juniper
3 13 (26.53%) BT
4 12 (24.49%) Brocade
5 8 (16.33%) CA
5 8 (16.33%) EMC
5 8 (16.33%) SevOne
6 7 (14.29%) Capita
6 7 (14.29%) IBM
6 7 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 7 (14.29%) TOWER Software
7 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.16%) F5
8 4 (8.16%) Intel Security
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.12%) Aruba
9 3 (6.12%) Citrix
10 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.04%) Splunk