The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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 of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 124 141
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.086% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £575 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £350 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year - +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.69 £47.83 £33.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +44.93%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2043 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.34% 80.15% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1179 1461
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 177
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in the East of England

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in the East of England

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Hertfordshire -3 1 £550 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £600 -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) BPR
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
4 1 (14.29%) Head of IT Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Head of Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) BPR
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto