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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architect
Rank 100 109 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 11 10 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.39% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.43% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 15
Median daily rate £450 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £488 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £456
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
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
1854 2345 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 92.00% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 1217 1292
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 149 60
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 -3 2 £508 +12.77% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £518 -
Network Architect
South East

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (58.06%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) Network Security
3 10 (32.26%) Palo Alto
4 9 (29.03%) F5
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (25.81%) Firewall
5 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
6 7 (22.58%) WAN
6 7 (22.58%) LAN
6 7 (22.58%) PKI
6 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) SAN
7 6 (19.35%) MPLS
8 5 (16.13%) Network Design
8 5 (16.13%) BGP
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) CCNP
8 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (12.90%) IaaS
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) CCIE
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (9.68%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery

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 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Network Security
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) MPLS
4 6 (19.35%) SAN
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) BGP
5 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.45%) 3G
7 2 (6.45%) IPsec
7 2 (6.45%) TACACS
7 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.23%) 4G
8 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Billing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
1 7 (22.58%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Network Design
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNP
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCIE
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.23%) CRISC
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.45%) vMotion
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Palo Alto
3 9 (29.03%) F5
4 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Ipanema Technologies
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) Qualys