Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 95 107
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 -30
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.41% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.52% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Reading median daily rate £488 £450 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +29.03% -33.57%
10th Percentile £481 £365 £334
90th Percentile £494 £500 £358
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £338
% change year-on-year +11.11% +33.33% -13.18%
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 1041 1164 1492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.36% 79.84% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 608 926
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £275 £227 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%

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 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (16.67%) MGW
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) WFM
4 1 (16.67%) Verint
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) VoWiFi
4 1 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (16.67%) Workforce Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) Samsung
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (16.67%) MGW
3 1 (16.67%) PSTN
3 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) VoWiFi
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Director
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) WFM
2 1 (16.67%) Workforce Optimisation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Genesys
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Samsung
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) Verint