Period
to 18 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £565 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 98 106
Rank change year-on-year -38 +8 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.084% 0.48% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.52% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £565 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £561 £500 £388
90th Percentile £569 £500 £503
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £52.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2248 1543 2421
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 92.78% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 817 1221
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £222 £200 £230
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 79 113
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £42.79 £40.75 £34.70
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Network Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Buckinghamshire

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in Buckinghamshire

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -31 2 £565 +13.00%
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) WAP
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Tufin
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Tufin