The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 480 443 503
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +60
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 106 113 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 23
Average daily rate
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£475 £391 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.40% -5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £15.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.90% -51.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -55.46%
Network Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
London -4 40 £550 +37.50% 16
South East -50 28 £380 -14.12% 6
Yorkshire -9 13 £135 -60.86% 2
East of England +2 10 £425 +53.15% 1
North West -11 5 - - 3
West Midlands +1 4 - - 1
South West -8 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 89 (42.18%) Cisco
2 76 (36.02%) Firewall
3 50 (23.70%) Finance
4 49 (23.22%) Data Centre
5 45 (21.33%) Telecoms
5 45 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (21.33%) 3G
6 42 (19.91%) LAN
7 41 (19.43%) WAN
7 41 (19.43%) ITIL
8 40 (18.96%) CheckPoint
9 39 (18.48%) Windows
10 38 (18.01%) Juniper
11 37 (17.54%) Wireless
11 37 (17.54%) Change Management
12 34 (16.11%) DNS
13 31 (14.69%) TCP/IP
13 31 (14.69%) DHCP
13 31 (14.69%) Blue Coat
14 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
14 29 (13.74%) LTE
15 28 (13.27%) Load Balancing
15 28 (13.27%) F5
15 28 (13.27%) 2G
16 26 (12.32%) Linux
17 25 (11.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 25 (11.85%) Wireshark
17 25 (11.85%) SolarWinds
18 24 (11.37%) Degree
18 24 (11.37%) SAN

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (3.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.90%) IIS
2 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.42%) Apache
4 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.95%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.47%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.16%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.21%) MS Project
4 8 (3.79%) MS Office
5 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (7.11%) RMDS
2 4 (1.90%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.90%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (36.02%) Firewall
2 45 (21.33%) 3G
3 42 (19.91%) LAN
4 41 (19.43%) WAN
5 37 (17.54%) Wireless
6 34 (16.11%) DNS
7 31 (14.69%) TCP/IP
7 31 (14.69%) DHCP
8 29 (13.74%) LTE
9 28 (13.27%) 2G
10 25 (11.85%) Wireshark
10 25 (11.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 24 (11.37%) SAN
12 23 (10.90%) BGP
12 23 (10.90%) Multicast
13 22 (10.43%) 4G
13 22 (10.43%) VPN
13 22 (10.43%) VoIP
13 22 (10.43%) BIG-IP
13 22 (10.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.37%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (1.90%) MS Access
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.42%) Gradle
2 3 (1.42%) Calabash
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 50 (23.70%) Finance
2 45 (21.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.37%) Marketing
4 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.90%) Back Office
4 4 (1.90%) Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Retail
5 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (28.91%) Architect
2 43 (20.38%) Network Architect
3 23 (10.90%) Consultant
4 21 (9.95%) Network Consultant
5 20 (9.48%) Network Engineer
6 17 (8.06%) Analyst
7 16 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (7.11%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.74%) Test Engineer
9 10 (4.74%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.27%) Network Security Consultant
10 9 (4.27%) Security Consultant
11 7 (3.32%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Firewall Consultant
12 6 (2.84%) Incident Analyst
12 6 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.37%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.37%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.11%) Rendezvous
1 15 (7.11%) Middleware
2 6 (2.84%) CSS
3 3 (1.42%) .NET
3 3 (1.42%) RESTful
4 2 (0.95%) J2EE
4 2 (0.95%) Web Services
4 2 (0.95%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) Ajax
5 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.47%) Django
5 1 (0.47%) jQuery
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.47%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.47%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.22%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.53%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.32%) Statistics
6 7 (3.32%) User Experience
7 5 (2.37%) PKI
8 4 (1.90%) Economics
8 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.95%) PMI
9 2 (0.95%) BBC
9 2 (0.95%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.47%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.48%) Windows
2 26 (12.32%) Linux
3 18 (8.53%) UNIX
4 15 (7.11%) Solaris
5 10 (4.74%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.90%) AIX
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.95%) SUSE
8 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.43%) ITIL
2 37 (17.54%) Change Management
3 28 (13.27%) Load Balancing
4 23 (10.90%) Network Design
5 21 (9.95%) Service Management
6 20 (9.48%) Project Management
7 13 (6.16%) PRINCE2
7 13 (6.16%) Network Management
8 11 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.74%) Information Security
9 10 (4.74%) TOGAF
9 10 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.27%) Migration
10 9 (4.27%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.79%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.79%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (3.79%) Fault Management
12 7 (3.32%) Security Architecture
12 7 (3.32%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.16%) SQL
2 5 (2.37%) C#
2 5 (2.37%) Python
3 4 (1.90%) C++
3 4 (1.90%) Java
3 4 (1.90%) C
3 4 (1.90%) VBA
4 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.42%) Ruby
5 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (11.37%) Degree
3 20 (9.48%) CISSP
4 19 (9.00%) CCIE
5 17 (8.06%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.11%) CCNP
7 10 (4.74%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.27%) PMP
8 9 (4.27%) PMI Certification
9 7 (3.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.84%) CCNA
10 6 (2.84%) HNC
11 5 (2.37%) CCDP
12 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.90%) GCIA
12 4 (1.90%) GCIH
13 2 (0.95%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.47%) JNCIE
14 1 (0.47%) MCSD
14 1 (0.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) SLA
2 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.37%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.90%) COSO
4 4 (1.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (6.64%) ProxySG
2 10 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.95%) vSphere
5 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.95%) Squid
6 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.47%) Snort
6 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (4.74%) Control-M
1 10 (4.74%) BladeLogic
2 7 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.84%) OPNET
4 3 (1.42%) Netcool
5 2 (0.95%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.47%) Opsview
Vendors
1 89 (42.18%) Cisco
2 40 (18.96%) CheckPoint
3 38 (18.01%) Juniper
4 31 (14.69%) Blue Coat
5 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
6 28 (13.27%) F5
7 25 (11.85%) SolarWinds
8 21 (9.95%) Nokia
9 17 (8.06%) Oracle
10 16 (7.58%) TippingPoint
11 15 (7.11%) Tufin
11 15 (7.11%) LogLogic
11 15 (7.11%) Lancope
11 15 (7.11%) TIBCO
11 15 (7.11%) Bloomberg
11 15 (7.11%) NetScout
12 14 (6.64%) Radianz
12 14 (6.64%) VMware
12 14 (6.64%) Tradeweb
13 13 (6.16%) Symantec
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