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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 435 446 448
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 164 100 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 45 32
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £13.00 £114.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+303.84% -88.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £114.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -88.59%
Network Architecture
UK

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
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
London +46 79 £488 -14.84% 11
South East -8 49 £413 -13.15% 11
West Midlands +1 18 £220 -60.00% 1
East of England -16 7 £400 +30.08%
South West - 3 - - 2
East Midlands -1 2 £425 +32.81%
North West +2 1 £525 - 2
Yorkshire -7 1 £275 -38.88%
Midlands - - - -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 127 (40.84%) Cisco
2 124 (39.87%) Firewall
3 109 (35.05%) Telecoms
4 98 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (26.37%) Security Cleared
6 77 (24.76%) LAN
7 76 (24.44%) WAN
8 72 (23.15%) Network Design
9 60 (19.29%) CheckPoint
10 57 (18.33%) SC Cleared
11 55 (17.68%) Network Security
12 54 (17.36%) Juniper
13 51 (16.40%) CCNP
14 49 (15.76%) OSPF
14 49 (15.76%) BGP
15 46 (14.79%) MPLS
16 45 (14.47%) VPN
16 45 (14.47%) Network Management
17 44 (14.15%) LTE
18 43 (13.83%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (13.83%) Windows
18 43 (13.83%) Migration
18 43 (13.83%) Network Monitoring
19 40 (12.86%) ITIL
19 40 (12.86%) DNS
19 40 (12.86%) Load Balancing
20 38 (12.22%) Linux
20 38 (12.22%) Finance
21 37 (11.90%) VoIP
22 36 (11.58%) CCNA

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 10 (3.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.25%) Apache
3 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.61%) GlassFish
3 5 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.29%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.54%) MS Office
3 10 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.25%) MS Project
5 6 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.64%) RMDS
3 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.18%) IaaS
2 6 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.61%) SaaS
3 5 (1.61%) PaaS
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (39.87%) Firewall
2 77 (24.76%) LAN
3 76 (24.44%) WAN
4 55 (17.68%) Network Security
5 49 (15.76%) OSPF
5 49 (15.76%) BGP
6 46 (14.79%) MPLS
7 45 (14.47%) VPN
8 44 (14.15%) LTE
9 43 (13.83%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (12.86%) DNS
11 37 (11.90%) VoIP
12 32 (10.29%) 3G
13 28 (9.00%) DHCP
14 27 (8.68%) UMTS
15 25 (8.04%) Internet
15 25 (8.04%) IPsec
16 23 (7.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (6.75%) Wireless
17 21 (6.75%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.25%) Big Data
3 6 (1.93%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.64%) MS Access
6 2 (0.64%) MySQL
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.89%) GDB
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.32%) Calabash
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 109 (35.05%) Telecoms
2 38 (12.22%) Finance
3 21 (6.75%) Retail
4 11 (3.54%) Local Government
5 9 (2.89%) Marketing
5 9 (2.89%) Law
6 7 (2.25%) Legal
7 6 (1.93%) Banking
8 5 (1.61%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.61%) Billing
9 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.96%) Electronics
10 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (28.94%) Architect
2 50 (16.08%) Network Engineer
3 30 (9.65%) Network Architect
4 28 (9.00%) Consultant
5 25 (8.04%) Analyst
6 23 (7.40%) Security Architect
7 21 (6.75%) Network Specialist
8 16 (5.14%) Technical Architect
9 15 (4.82%) Network Consultant
9 15 (4.82%) Design Engineer
10 14 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.50%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.86%) Network Analyst
12 11 (3.54%) Chief Technology Officer
12 11 (3.54%) Network Manager
13 10 (3.22%) Monitoring Specialist
13 10 (3.22%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.22%) Security Engineer
14 9 (2.89%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.82%) CSS
2 12 (3.86%) Middleware
3 9 (2.89%) J2EE
4 7 (2.25%) Web Services
5 6 (1.93%) .NET
5 6 (1.93%) WebCenter
6 4 (1.29%) XML
6 4 (1.29%) Java EE
7 3 (0.96%) RESTful
7 3 (0.96%) JSON
7 3 (0.96%) LAMP
8 2 (0.64%) WAP
8 2 (0.64%) JSP
8 2 (0.64%) SOAP
8 2 (0.64%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.64%) Spring
8 2 (0.64%) REST
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5
9 1 (0.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.18%) Visualisation
3 13 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.18%) User Experience
4 11 (3.54%) PKI
5 8 (2.57%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.29%) CESG
7 4 (1.29%) Open Source
8 2 (0.64%) AVVID
8 2 (0.64%) Clustering
8 2 (0.64%) DTV
8 2 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.64%) Blog
8 2 (0.64%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.83%) Windows
2 38 (12.22%) Linux
3 12 (3.86%) UNIX
4 11 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.57%) CentOS
5 8 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.61%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.96%) SUSE
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.64%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.15%) Network Design
2 45 (14.47%) Network Management
3 43 (13.83%) Migration
3 43 (13.83%) Network Monitoring
4 40 (12.86%) ITIL
4 40 (12.86%) Load Balancing
5 25 (8.04%) Project Management
5 25 (8.04%) Validation
6 18 (5.79%) Network Planning
6 18 (5.79%) SOA
7 17 (5.47%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (4.50%) OO
9 13 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.86%) Information Security
11 11 (3.54%) Asset Management
11 11 (3.54%) Change Management
11 11 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.22%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.68%) Java
2 24 (7.72%) SQL
3 20 (6.43%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.11%) Perl
4 19 (6.11%) C
5 18 (5.79%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.86%) Python
7 11 (3.54%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.22%) VB
8 10 (3.22%) C++
9 9 (2.89%) VC++
9 9 (2.89%) PHP
10 2 (0.64%) VBScript
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
10 2 (0.64%) Erlang
11 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 98 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (26.37%) Security Cleared
3 57 (18.33%) SC Cleared
4 51 (16.40%) CCNP
5 36 (11.58%) CCNA
6 33 (10.61%) Degree
7 29 (9.32%) CCIE
8 21 (6.75%) DV Cleared
9 13 (4.18%) CISSP
10 12 (3.86%) CCDP
11 7 (2.25%) CCSE
12 6 (1.93%) CCSP
12 6 (1.93%) CCSA
12 6 (1.93%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.61%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.61%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.29%) ISEB
14 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.96%) CCDE
15 3 (0.96%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.18%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) COBIT
2 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.89%) vSphere
3 8 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (4.18%) OPNET
2 12 (3.86%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.61%) SCCM
4 5 (1.61%) SCOM
4 5 (1.61%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.61%) SCDPM
5 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.64%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 127 (40.84%) Cisco
2 60 (19.29%) CheckPoint
3 54 (17.36%) Juniper
4 32 (10.29%) Nokia
5 27 (8.68%) F5
6 22 (7.07%) Huawei
6 22 (7.07%) Oracle
7 20 (6.43%) VMware
8 18 (5.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 17 (5.47%) Microsoft
10 14 (4.50%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.50%) Riverbed
11 13 (4.18%) BMC
12 12 (3.86%) Fortinet
13 11 (3.54%) BT
13 11 (3.54%) Ericsson
13 11 (3.54%) HP
14 9 (2.89%) Redback
14 9 (2.89%) Blue Coat
14 9 (2.89%) Radware
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