The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 61 69 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 5 3 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.62% 0.32% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.43% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £349 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.36% -33.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - £15.50
Network Architecture
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 697 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 75.35% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 404 300
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 10 (52.63%) Wireless
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Security Management
3 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (42.11%) PKI
3 8 (42.11%) WSUS
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Internet
3 8 (42.11%) ISA Server
3 8 (42.11%) Wireless Security
3 8 (42.11%) UAG
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Identity Management
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) OPNET
5 6 (31.58%) Network Design
5 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
5 6 (31.58%) Network Management
5 6 (31.58%) Riverbed
5 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
6 5 (26.32%) Tufin
6 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) CISSP
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification

Network Architecture
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Wireless
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Internet
3 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (42.11%) Wireless Security
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) 3G
6 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) Node B
6 1 (5.26%) RNC
6 1 (5.26%) UMTS
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) PKI
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
4 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.26%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Security Management
2 7 (36.84%) Identity Management
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Network Design
3 6 (31.58%) Network Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.26%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) ISA Server
1 8 (42.11%) UAG
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) WSUS
2 6 (31.58%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Riverbed
3 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
4 5 (26.32%) Tufin
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) Samsung
5 1 (5.26%) VMware