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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 134 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £240 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -41.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £193 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £272 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £378 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.31% -7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £24.75
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
2363 2305 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.37% 75.33% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1449 1350 886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 159 132
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £413 +71.87% 5
Norfolk -1 2 £163 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire -12 1 - - 1
Network Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (40.00%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) NGN
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) Intranet
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) NGN
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Intranet
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.67%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) ATM
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
1 2 (13.33%) High Availability
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (6.67%) Database Security
2 1 (6.67%) SABSA
2 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SSCP
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Dell