The first table below looks at the demand for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 143 116 129
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.089% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £27.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-52.29% -50.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architecture across the East of England region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the East of England region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
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Hertfordshire - 1 - - 12
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Network Architecture 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 Network Architecture.

1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) Network Design
3 6 (60.00%) WLAN
3 6 (60.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) FWSM
3 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (60.00%) IPv6
3 6 (60.00%) RIP
3 6 (60.00%) VLAN
4 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Billing
7 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Fortinet

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Network Architecture 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 Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) MPLS
1 7 (70.00%) OSPF
1 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) WLAN
2 6 (60.00%) FWSM
2 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (60.00%) IPv6
2 6 (60.00%) RIP
2 6 (60.00%) VLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) GGSN
6 1 (10.00%) SGSN
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
6 1 (10.00%) LTE
6 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) HP