Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 105 108
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.16% 0.071% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.073% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Wales median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - -
10th Percentile £414 £425 £337
90th Percentile £471 £475 £483
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year - +3.63% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,223 1,371 1,372
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 97.17% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 948 991
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £180 £181 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 89 78
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £58.00 £47.09
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Wales

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in Wales

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
South Wales +8 2 £438 -2.78% 1
Network Architect
UK

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Service Provider
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE Service Provider
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) VMware