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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 111 75 120
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +45
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 12 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 2.19% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 2.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £248 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £525 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £24.75
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
1899 1872 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.06% 74.52% 69.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 891 748
Average daily rate £379 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
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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 -37 3 £349 -33.57%
Bracknell -6 2 - -
Slough -5 1 - -
Network Architecture
South East

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 22 (66.67%) 3G
2 20 (60.61%) Telecoms
3 17 (51.52%) LTE
4 15 (45.45%) 3GPP
5 11 (33.33%) Internet
6 10 (30.30%) 4G
7 8 (24.24%) Wireshark
8 7 (21.21%) 2G
8 7 (21.21%) GSM
8 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (21.21%) VoLTE
9 6 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
9 6 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) SS7
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) SMPP
10 5 (15.15%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (12.12%) SWOT Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) Economics
11 4 (12.12%) Finance
11 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
11 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
12 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (9.09%) Wireless
12 3 (9.09%) Service Management
12 3 (9.09%) Marketing
12 3 (9.09%) LAN
12 3 (9.09%) WAN
12 3 (9.09%) Cisco
13 2 (6.06%) CCIE

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) 3G
2 17 (51.52%) LTE
3 15 (45.45%) 3GPP
4 11 (33.33%) Internet
5 10 (30.30%) 4G
6 8 (24.24%) Wireshark
7 7 (21.21%) VoLTE
7 7 (21.21%) GSM
7 7 (21.21%) 2G
8 6 (18.18%) SS7
8 6 (18.18%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (15.15%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (15.15%) SMPP
10 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (9.09%) Wireless
10 3 (9.09%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) WAN
11 2 (6.06%) DNS
11 2 (6.06%) UMTS
11 2 (6.06%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
General
1 20 (60.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Network Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Transition Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Strategy Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Architecture Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Project Director
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Managed Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Economics
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) SWOT Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) System Testing
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) eTOM
6 1 (3.03%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCIE
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CBAP
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.03%) Huawei
3 1 (3.03%) Greenplum
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper