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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 59 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 4 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 3.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 4.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£349 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -55.46%
Network Architecture
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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
611 672 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.82% 72.73% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 299 259
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) 3G
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) LTE
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) VoLTE
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) LTE
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) 3G
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) VoLTE
5 1 (9.09%) WAAS
5 1 (9.09%) 2G
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) GGSN
5 1 (9.09%) SGSN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Director
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Managed Services Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) Economics
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (9.09%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper