The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 62 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £55.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.21% +74.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 322 392 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.83% 98.99% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 274 188
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Cardiff

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in Cardiff