The table below looks at the statistics for SNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNA over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 196 207 224
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing SNA 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.017% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£465 £340 £174
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.76% +95.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £281 -
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
718 816 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 13.80% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 524 582
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £156.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

SNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SNA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SNA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SNA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SNA across the City of London region.

SNA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SNA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SNA across the City of London region.

SNA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SNA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SNA.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDA
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Radware
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) 3Com
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SNA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 2 (100.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Radware
1 2 (100.00%) 3Com
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Akamai
1 2 (100.00%) F5