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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 94 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 19 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.40% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.43% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £402 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 - -
Network Architect
South East

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
2032 2305 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.41% 93.02% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1316 1134
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 105 87
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Network Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 6 £525 +27.27% 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £575 -
Slough - 1 £360 -
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 18 (60.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Network Security
3 12 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (23.33%) CCNP
5 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (20.00%) MPLS
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (20.00%) F5
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) LAN
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) CCIE
7 5 (16.67%) PKI
8 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (13.33%) Network Design
8 4 (13.33%) Juniper
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) IaaS
9 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (10.00%) Ipanema Technologies
9 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Network Security
2 12 (40.00%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (20.00%) MPLS
4 6 (20.00%) VPN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) BGP
6 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (10.00%) SAN
6 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.67%) 3G
7 2 (6.67%) 4G
7 2 (6.67%) IPsec
7 2 (6.67%) TACACS
7 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Streaming Video
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Change Control
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) eTOM
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.33%) Business Development
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Design
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CCNP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) CCIE
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.33%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (3.33%) CRISC
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
3 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Ipanema Technologies
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Qualys