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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 103 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 17 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £503 £398 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £340 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £553 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £469
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year
-68.04% -
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
2213 2363 2281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.05% 91.98% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1251 1069
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 108 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 6 £550 +61.76%
Newbury -2 3 - -
Bracknell -10 2 - -
Maidenhead +1 1 £575 +44.65%
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (48.65%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) Telecoms
3 16 (43.24%) Network Security
4 12 (32.43%) Firewall
4 12 (32.43%) Juniper
5 10 (27.03%) 3G
6 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (18.92%) CCNP
8 6 (16.22%) Internet
8 6 (16.22%) CCIE
8 6 (16.22%) IPsec
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
9 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) VPN
10 4 (10.81%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) DHCP
10 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.81%) OSPF
10 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
10 4 (10.81%) VRRP
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) Billing
10 4 (10.81%) Network Planning
10 4 (10.81%) Wireless
10 4 (10.81%) BGP

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 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Network Security
2 12 (32.43%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) 3G
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (16.22%) Internet
4 6 (16.22%) IPsec
5 5 (13.51%) VPN
6 4 (10.81%) BGP
6 4 (10.81%) DHCP
6 4 (10.81%) DNS
6 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
6 4 (10.81%) GLBP
6 4 (10.81%) HSRP
6 4 (10.81%) LTE
6 4 (10.81%) OSPF
6 4 (10.81%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.81%) VRRP
6 4 (10.81%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) Broadband
General
1 17 (45.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) Network Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.11%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) CCIE
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) CISSP
6 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.70%) CRISC
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) Juniper
3 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) Ipanema Technologies
5 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.70%) Aruba
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.70%) Qualys