The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architect
Rank 113 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 11 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.69% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
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£525 £470 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £470 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £470 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £466 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +21.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2181 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.63% 90.88% 88.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 946 1023
Average daily rate £375 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 92
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.98 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 6 £525 -
Slough - 2 - -
Newbury -1 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Avaya
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Wireless
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Network Design
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) F5
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) LTE
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) 3G
6 3 (15.79%) MPLS
6 3 (15.79%) Juniper
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) LTE
2 3 (15.79%) BGP
2 3 (15.79%) 3G
2 3 (15.79%) MPLS
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) SMTP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) FWSM
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Network Design
1 4 (21.05%) Information Security
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
1 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.26%) SABSA
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.26%) DoDAF
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Avaya
3 4 (21.05%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
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