Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 July 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 91 103
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.078% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Wales median daily rate - £575 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.89% +5.14%
UK median daily rate £513 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +5.13% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.38 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.59% -27.50% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1242 1196 1581
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.35% 97.95% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 776 1012
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £185
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 82 88
Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £15.32 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.12% +13.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.14 £9.93
90th Percentile £77.50 £68.35 £22.53
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Wales region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) DoDAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) DoDAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco