The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.74% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.78% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
640 894 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.43% 94.60% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 513 464
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 55 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.71% +71.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (16.67%) 3G
4 1 (16.67%) SMPP
4 1 (16.67%) SCCP
4 1 (16.67%) QSIG
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) CORBA
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) 3G
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) IMAP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) QSIG
4 1 (16.67%) SCCP
4 1 (16.67%) SMPP
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CORBA
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (16.67%) CRISC
1 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Qualys