Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 December 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 84 99
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 0
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.57% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Reading median daily rate £425 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +30.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £413 £481 £361
90th Percentile £518 £494 £425
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £494 £375
% change year-on-year +6.33% +31.67% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,359 1,078 1,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.23% 83.63% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 657 610
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £216 £268 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +51.72% -20.55% -28.53%

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in Reading

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in Reading

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) BCP
4 5 (55.56%) VoIP
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
4 5 (55.56%) Creative Thinking
4 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (44.44%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (44.44%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (44.44%) C
5 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 4 (44.44%) OSPF
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
7 2 (22.22%) SSL
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) SMTP
7 2 (22.22%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) HTTP
7 2 (22.22%) SNMP

Network Architecture
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) DECT
6 2 (22.22%) FTP
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) NetScreen
6 2 (22.22%) PBX
6 2 (22.22%) SMTP
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Junior IT Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) CCTV
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) BCP
1 5 (55.56%) Creative Thinking
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CCDA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Mirantis
3 1 (11.11%) VMware