The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 150 116 135
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +19
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Average daily rate
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£258 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.69% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £294 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £444 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -67.50%
Network Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2405 1699 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.48% 71.87% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 850 1144
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 123 218
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.55 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -15 4 £263 - 3
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £240 -46.66% 1
Essex -10 1 £188 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Network Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (37.50%) UMTS
1 6 (37.50%) LTE
2 5 (31.25%) Billing
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) 3GPP
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) 3G
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (18.75%) Agilent
4 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
4 3 (18.75%) GGSN
4 3 (18.75%) SGSN
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) 2G
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) Siemens
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) INAP

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) UMTS
1 6 (37.50%) LTE
2 5 (31.25%) 3GPP
3 4 (25.00%) 3G
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) 2G
4 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
4 3 (18.75%) GGSN
4 3 (18.75%) SGSN
5 2 (12.50%) 4G
5 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (12.50%) INAP
6 1 (6.25%) UTRAN
6 1 (6.25%) GSM
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Billing
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Test Management
1 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) B2C
3 1 (6.25%) BPR
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Erlang
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCSA
3 2 (12.50%) CCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Siemens
2 3 (18.75%) Agilent
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
3 2 (12.50%) Huawei
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Anite
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Nintex