Period
to 17 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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.

Network Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 91 112
Rank change year-on-year +29 +21 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £410 £473 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% -16.37% +7.62%
10th Percentile £395 £461 £561
90th Percentile £494 £484 £569
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £473 £565
% change year-on-year -13.23% -16.37% +7.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 668 1,039 1,515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 94.45% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 628 785
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +2.40%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £258
90th Percentile £569 £588 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 82 65
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.36% -13.19% +26.32%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.16 £10.00
90th Percentile £19.00 £43.63 £20.60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -14.29% +25.00%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Network Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Milton Keynes

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in Milton Keynes

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Netcool
2 3 (60.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Capita
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Netcool
1 3 (60.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Capita
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel