Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Network Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 86 105
Rank change year-on-year -29 +19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £451 £501 £395
90th Percentile £538 £534 £499
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +18.75%
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 1663 1203 1865
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 93.11% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 666 964
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £227
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 83
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.57% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.36 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £34.85 £19.90
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) ICMP
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) OVSD
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) VMware