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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 62 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 0.94% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.17% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £500 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +48.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.69 £47.83 £33.50
% change year-on-year -19.10% +42.77%  

Network Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 683 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.45% 79.98% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 406 323
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 37
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 26 June 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 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 2G
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Director
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei