The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 120 105
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 2 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.049% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.056% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £250 £350 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +185.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £350 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £137
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.69 £47.83 £33.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +44.93%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1247 1778 1801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.42% 87.37% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 4826 5199
Median daily rate £408 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £309 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 28 68
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.20 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in West Yorkshire

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in West Yorkshire

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +21 1 £250 -28.57% 1
Wakefield - 1 - -
Network Architecture
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Network Architecture
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) GPRS
1 1 (25.00%) HSPA
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) SOLID
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds