The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
England / East Midlands
Rank 98 94 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +13.70% +9.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £18.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +48.00% -43.93%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1200 1300 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.38% 80.30% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 804 708
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Network Architecture
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 Architecture in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in the East Midlands

Network Architecture
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 Architecture in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in the East Midlands

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Software AG
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing

Network Architecture
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (83.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Architect
3 3 (50.00%) webMethods Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Software AG
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat