The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
South East / Hampshire
Rank 104 83 117
Rank change year-on-year -21 +34  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 11 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 1.93% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 2.02% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
Median daily rate £469 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +7.36% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1732 2081 1990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.02% 95.50% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1385 1129
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 89 131
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Hampshire

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Architect in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in Hampshire

Network Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architect in Hampshire

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Basingstoke -5 7 £464 - 1
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 31 (93.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (78.79%) SC Cleared
3 25 (75.76%) Cisco
4 17 (51.52%) Juniper
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (42.42%) Firewall
6 12 (36.36%) WAN
7 10 (30.30%) LAN
7 10 (30.30%) CCNP
8 9 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) Network Security
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
10 5 (15.15%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) MS Office
10 5 (15.15%) BGP
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.12%) Windows
11 4 (12.12%) OSPF
11 4 (12.12%) Network Design
11 4 (12.12%) Brocade
11 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
11 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.12%) Open Source
12 3 (9.09%) Network Management
12 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
12 3 (9.09%) Boundary Protection
12 3 (9.09%) VLAN

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) WAN
3 10 (30.30%) LAN
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (18.18%) Network Security
5 5 (15.15%) BGP
6 4 (12.12%) OSPF
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) DAB
7 3 (9.09%) MPLS
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (6.06%) ATM
8 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.06%) Frame Relay
9 1 (3.03%) FTP
9 1 (3.03%) SAN
9 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.03%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
2 4 (12.12%) Network Design
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Boundary Protection
3 3 (9.09%) Network Management
3 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.06%) SOA
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) UML
5 1 (3.03%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (78.79%) SC Cleared
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (30.30%) CCNP
5 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) CCIE
7 2 (6.06%) CCDP
7 2 (6.06%) CCNA
7 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
1 2 (6.06%) Opsview
1 2 (6.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Juniper
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Brocade
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 3 (9.09%) Forcepoint
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) F5
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.03%) HP
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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