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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 59 77 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 3 2 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.21% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.27% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £475 £349 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -33.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £59.00
% change year-on-year
-5.91% -18.93%
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
567 729 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.83% 74.92% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 468 322
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 6 (60.00%) OPNET
2 6 (60.00%) Network Design
2 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (50.00%) Tufin
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (20.00%) Security Management
6 2 (20.00%) UAG
6 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
6 2 (20.00%) PKI
6 2 (20.00%) WSUS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) FlexPod
7 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
7 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) vCloud

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Network Design
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (20.00%) UAG
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vCloud
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) OPNET
2 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (50.00%) Tufin
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (10.00%) VMware