The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 770 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.34% 84.25% 84.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 562 491
Median daily rate £409 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 30
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +37.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared