The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 132 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £450 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £340 £450
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.42 £33.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+37.62% +153.84%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2337 2009 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.17% 75.07% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1194 934
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 101 99
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £14.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire -31 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) S/MIME

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) S/MIME
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) MODAF
1 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft