Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Network Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Architecture over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Architecture
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 148 169
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 -46
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 25 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.56% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.69% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +33.33% -13.18%
10th Percentile £450 £365 £276
90th Percentile £775 £500 £357
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £48.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +4.17% +0.36% -4.34%

Network Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3408 3480 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.21% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1875 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.50 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Network Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in Berkshire

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Architecture in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in Berkshire

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Architecture in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Architecture in Berkshire

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in Berkshire

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 6 £488 +8.33% 1
Bracknell - 3 £450 -
Slough +9 1 £750 - 1
Newbury -5 1 - -
Maidenhead -11 1 £650 -
Network Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) MPLS
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (16.00%) MGW
4 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 4 (16.00%) Mitel
4 4 (16.00%) PSTN
4 4 (16.00%) Nokia
4 4 (16.00%) VoLTE
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) VoWiFi
4 4 (16.00%) Intelligent Network
5 3 (12.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (12.00%) 4G
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (12.00%) Siemens
5 3 (12.00%) 3G
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall

Network Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (12.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) MPLS
2 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (16.00%) Intelligent Network
3 4 (16.00%) MGW
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) PSTN
3 4 (16.00%) VoLTE
3 4 (16.00%) VoWiFi
4 3 (12.00%) 3G
4 3 (12.00%) 4G
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) 2G
5 2 (8.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (8.00%) LTE
5 2 (8.00%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.00%) RNC
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Architect
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) OSS Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Project Director
7 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) Use Case
3 3 (12.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (4.00%) Service Design
5 1 (4.00%) Workforce Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
1 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Mitel
1 4 (16.00%) Nokia
2 3 (12.00%) Nokia Networks
2 3 (12.00%) Siemens
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) Samsung
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Genesys
4 1 (4.00%) Huawei
4 1 (4.00%) Verint