Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 151 141
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 30 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 1
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +31.25% -16.88%
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £49.00 - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £30.25 £48.50
% change year-on-year +61.98% -37.63% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3018 3169 3093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.83% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1978 1860
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £215
90th Percentile £550 £555 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £28.68
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in the East Midlands

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in the East Midlands

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Architect in the East Midlands

Network Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architect in the East Midlands

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Derbyshire +9 19 £358 -
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £550 +29.41%
Northamptonshire +8 1 £525 -2.33%
Network Architect
England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Presales
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (23.33%) Change Management
6 7 (23.33%) Network Design
7 6 (20.00%) CCNP
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) F5
8 5 (16.67%) CCIE
8 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) CCDP
10 3 (10.00%) BGP
11 2 (6.67%) HP
11 2 (6.67%) ATM
11 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.67%) Migration

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (13.33%) Wireless
4 3 (10.00%) BGP
5 2 (6.67%) ATM
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) OSPF
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) FCoE
6 1 (3.33%) HSRP
6 1 (3.33%) Multicast
6 1 (3.33%) SMS
6 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Presales
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (23.33%) Change Management
3 7 (23.33%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) BPEL
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) ITSM
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Security
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) CCIE
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 3 (10.00%) CCDP
6 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.33%) OVSD
1 1 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Aruba
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.33%) SAP