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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 66 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 1.03% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.40% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +47.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £68.25
% change year-on-year
- -72.16%
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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
630 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.95% 73.40% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 213
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Network Design
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
4 3 (27.27%) Tufin
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (9.09%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (45.45%) Network Security
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) SMS
4 1 (9.09%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Director
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Managed Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) GIAC
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
3 3 (27.27%) Tufin