The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1565 1932 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.75% 78.47% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 1002 1013
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 77 23
Median hourly rate £23.34 £18.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.53 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the Berkshire region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Slough +10 4 - -
Reading +2 2 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Network Architecture
South East

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (62.50%) 3G
3 10 (41.67%) 4G
4 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 7 (29.17%) LTE
6 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (20.83%) Billing
7 5 (20.83%) VLAN
8 4 (16.67%) IPTV
8 4 (16.67%) Marketing
8 4 (16.67%) IGMP
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.67%) Android
8 4 (16.67%) Video on Demand
8 4 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (16.67%) Unix
8 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.67%) FTP
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (16.67%) SNMP
8 4 (16.67%) DNS
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall

Network Architecture
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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) 3G
2 10 (41.67%) 4G
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) LTE
5 6 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (20.83%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (20.83%) VLAN
7 4 (16.67%) 2G
7 4 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) FTP
7 4 (16.67%) HTTP
7 4 (16.67%) ICMP
7 4 (16.67%) IGMP
7 4 (16.67%) SNMP
8 3 (12.50%) ATM
8 3 (12.50%) INAP
8 3 (12.50%) VRRP
General
1 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Billing
3 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 2 (8.33%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Radio Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Service Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) EAI Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) IPTV
1 4 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
1 4 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 3 (12.50%) Statistics
2 3 (12.50%) STB
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.33%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) eTOM
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Logistics
3 2 (8.33%) Revenue Management
3 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCIP
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) CCNP
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) OpenView
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Juniper
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Huawei
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
5 1 (4.17%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (4.17%) Samsung
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds