Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 23 November 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 196 219
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -15
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.071% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.15% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
South West median daily rate - £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -53.85%
England median daily rate £463 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £41.75 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £49.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +2.04% +2.45% -8.90%

Network Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4598 4576 5194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.25% 80.01% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3087 3518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 267 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Network Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in the South West

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in the South West

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in the South West

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -12 2 - -
Gloucestershire +17 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia