The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 64 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
799 548 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.98% 70.98% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 237 264
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Network Architecture
Berkshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) 3G
1 18 (85.71%) 4G
2 16 (76.19%) 2G
3 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 11 (52.38%) GSM
5 10 (47.62%) Change Management
5 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (47.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 3 (14.29%) Juniper
8 3 (14.29%) ATM
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (9.52%) NGN
9 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
9 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) Back Office
9 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) 3G
1 18 (85.71%) 4G
2 16 (76.19%) 2G
3 11 (52.38%) GSM
4 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) ATM
6 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (9.52%) NGN
6 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) SDH
6 2 (9.52%) UMTS
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) SONET
6 2 (9.52%) DWDM
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
General
1 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) IT Support
2 2 (9.52%) Planning Manager
2 2 (9.52%) PMO Manager
2 2 (9.52%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Author
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Author
3 1 (4.76%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Change Management
1 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
1 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) F5
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