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 25 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 99
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.26% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.32% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.69 £47.83 £33.50
% change year-on-year -19.10% +42.77%  

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 1282 1243 1245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.07% 81.94% 77.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 773 767
Median daily rate £410 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Network Architecture
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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix