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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
England / West Midlands
Rank 122 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.079% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.095% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £540 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £429 £430
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.75% -

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
1913 2097 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.28% 82.33% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1186 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 103
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 1 £540 -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) DMZ
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows

Network Architecture
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) DMZ
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware