Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 52 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Cardiff median daily rate £438 - £450
10th Percentile £414 - £425
90th Percentile £471 - £475
South Wales median daily rate £438 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -7.80% +5.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 615 554 841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.71% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 412 688
Cardiff median daily rate £364 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £167 £175 £207
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.97% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.88 £36.55 £19.80
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.64 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.93% -0.73% +12.50%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cardiff region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Service Provider
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Service Provider
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) VMware