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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 63 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 3 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 2.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -61.74%
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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
601 720 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.00% 73.02% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 347 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) 3G
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) LTE
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (25.00%) Tufin
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) 3G
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) 3GPP
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) 2G
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) GGSN
5 1 (8.33%) SGSN
5 1 (8.33%) WAAS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Director
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Managed Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Economics
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (25.00%) Tufin