The first table below looks at the demand for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 114 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £406 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £27.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-52.29% -50.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
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 Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
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 Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) EAI

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) EAI
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware