The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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
Rank 87 96 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.19% 0.071% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.083% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £318 £130 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +144.23% +6.12%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 877 1198 1008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.06% 85.02% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 851 675
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in Leeds

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) HSPA
1 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore