Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 186 176
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 5 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.46% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% +26.32%
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% +30.30% +112.90%

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3638 4959 3916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.72% 82.71% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2290 2880 2348
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £218
90th Percentile £543 £538 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 108 194
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.53% -27.59% +30.56%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £39.15 £40.96
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +7.10%

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in the West Midlands

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Shropshire +21 2 £650 +67.74%
Coventry +11 1 £600 +50.00%
Warwickshire +7 1 £600 +20.00%
Network Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) LAN

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle