Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 147 136
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 31 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 0.096% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.100% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 3
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.51% +34.38% -15.57%
10th Percentile £55 £514 £366
90th Percentile £501 £571 £440
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £49.00 - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 2,879 3,008 2,971
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.89% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,796 1,900 1,740
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £206 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £523
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 133 174
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% -2.16%
10th Percentile £9.30 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.75 £33.93
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +17 23 £360 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £303 -
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 24 (77.42%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (45.16%) Presales
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco
5 9 (29.03%) Firewall
6 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
6 8 (25.81%) Change Management
7 6 (19.35%) CCNP
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) WAN
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) CCIE
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) Network Design
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (12.90%) F5
9 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) CCDP
11 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
12 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (3.23%) Migration
12 1 (3.23%) BPEL

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 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) ATM
5 1 (3.23%) BGP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) Intranet
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Presales
2 8 (25.81%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) BPEL
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) People Management
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Security
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) CCNP
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.13%) CCIE
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) CCDP
5 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SAP