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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 66 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.91% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate £425 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £19.00
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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (60.00%) Security Management
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) ISA Server
2 6 (60.00%) WSUS
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless Security
2 6 (60.00%) UAG
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) Network Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless Security
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) 3G
5 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (10.00%) 4G
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) LTE
5 1 (10.00%) Node B
5 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (10.00%) RNC
5 1 (10.00%) UMTS
5 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) ISA Server
1 6 (60.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) WSUS
2 2 (20.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia