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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 98 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 27 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.78% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.05% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
Median daily rate £450 £150 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.35% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.42 £33.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+37.62% +131.57%
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
1976 2090 2023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.98% 74.54% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 1102 1028
Median daily rate £408 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 62 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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
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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 +6 13 £450 +12.50%
Bracknell - 5 - -
Slough - 1 £425 - 1
Network Architecture
South East

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 18 (43.90%) Wireless
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
3 16 (39.02%) 3G
4 15 (36.59%) ISA Server
4 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 15 (36.59%) Security Management
4 15 (36.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (36.59%) PKI
4 15 (36.59%) WSUS
4 15 (36.59%) Wireless Security
4 15 (36.59%) UAG
4 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
5 14 (34.15%) Identity Management
5 14 (34.15%) Internet
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
6 12 (29.27%) 4G
6 12 (29.27%) LTE
7 10 (24.39%) Cisco
8 8 (19.51%) 2G
9 7 (17.07%) SLA
10 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
11 4 (9.76%) Network Design
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
11 4 (9.76%) Finance
11 4 (9.76%) OPNET
11 4 (9.76%) Migration
11 4 (9.76%) Juniper
11 4 (9.76%) WAN
11 4 (9.76%) Riverbed

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
1 18 (43.90%) Wireless
2 16 (39.02%) 3G
3 15 (36.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (36.59%) Wireless Security
4 14 (34.15%) Internet
5 12 (29.27%) 4G
5 12 (29.27%) LTE
6 8 (19.51%) 2G
7 4 (9.76%) WAN
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (7.32%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (7.32%) VoLTE
9 2 (4.88%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (4.88%) GGSN
9 2 (4.88%) MVNO
9 2 (4.88%) Network Security
9 2 (4.88%) RNC
9 2 (4.88%) SGSN
9 2 (4.88%) VoWiFi
General
1 17 (41.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Field Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Data Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Network Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) PKI
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.44%) IPTV
5 1 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
1 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Security Management
2 14 (34.15%) Identity Management
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Network Design
4 4 (9.76%) Network Management
4 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) DRM
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.44%) Server Hardening
7 1 (2.44%) Speech Recognition
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) ISA Server
1 15 (36.59%) UAG
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) vCloud
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) WSUS
2 4 (9.76%) OPNET
3 1 (2.44%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) Juniper
3 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
3 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) Nokia
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Huawei
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Tufin
6 1 (2.44%) VMware