The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 93 106 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £421 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +7.36% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £55.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.21% +74.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1297 1862 1741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.72% 96.28% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1268 1090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 69 87
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in West Yorkshire

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in West Yorkshire

Network Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architect in West Yorkshire

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) VMware