The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 88 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.067% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £525 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.31% +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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1445 1572 1620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.46% 96.32% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 922 888
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 63 99
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire 0 1 £525 +10.52%
Network Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) ICMP
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat