The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 16 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Median daily rate £475 £518 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £560 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £507 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1874 2356 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 92.21% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1260 1284
Median daily rate £419 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 73
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Reading +7 4 £475 -8.21%
Maidenhead - 2 £518 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £475 -
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Berkshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (31.03%) Network Security
4 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (24.14%) MPLS
5 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
6 6 (20.69%) F5
6 6 (20.69%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) VPN
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.24%) Service Design
8 4 (13.79%) IaaS
8 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) PKI
8 4 (13.79%) CCNP
8 4 (13.79%) BGP
8 4 (13.79%) SMS
8 4 (13.79%) Network Design
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) LDAP
9 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 3 (10.34%) SMPP

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Network Security
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 7 (24.14%) MPLS
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 5 (17.24%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) BGP
5 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (13.79%) SMS
6 3 (10.34%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) LDAP
6 3 (10.34%) SMPP
6 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.90%) DHCP
7 2 (6.90%) SMTP
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) CORBA
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Service Design
2 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Coaching
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) CCIE
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) vMotion
2 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
3 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
4 6 (20.69%) F5
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Aruba
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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