The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Network Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Architecture
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -1.84% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.69 £47.83 £33.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +44.93%  

Network Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 692 702 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.70% 82.11% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 521 586
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.30 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in Bristol

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Architecture in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (66.67%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB