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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 105 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 16 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.76% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Average daily rate £375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £306 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £19.00
Network Architecture
South East

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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 10 £425 +17.24% 1
Bracknell -2 2 - -
Slough - 2 £380 -
Network Architecture
South East

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Architecture.

1 9 (47.37%) 4G
2 8 (42.11%) 3G
2 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) Identity Management
3 6 (31.58%) Security Management
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 6 (31.58%) ISA Server
3 6 (31.58%) Wireless Security
3 6 (31.58%) UAG
3 6 (31.58%) LTE
3 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (31.58%) PKI
3 6 (31.58%) WSUS
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) 2G
6 3 (15.79%) Billing
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) VoLTE
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) User Experience
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) 4G
2 8 (42.11%) 3G
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Wireless
3 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (31.58%) LTE
3 6 (31.58%) Wireless Security
4 4 (21.05%) 2G
5 3 (15.79%) VoLTE
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (10.53%) GGSN
6 2 (10.53%) MVNO
6 2 (10.53%) SGSN
6 2 (10.53%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (10.53%) VoWiFi
7 1 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) RNC
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Field Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Core Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VoLTE Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Identity Management
1 6 (31.58%) Security Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) eTOM
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Revenue Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) ISA Server
1 6 (31.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Huawei
4 1 (5.26%) Nokia