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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 441 469 456
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 149 90 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 47 27
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £269 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £425 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
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 - £13.00 £114.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +60 73 £500 -16.66% 5
South East +5 53 £450 -5.26% 6
West Midlands -13 6 £210 -19.23% 2
East of England -25 6 £525 +70.73%
South West -20 4 - - 2
East Midlands 0 2 £425 +32.81%
North West -11 1 £525 - 4
Yorkshire -13 1 £275 -38.88% 5
Midlands - - - - 1
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 133 (44.33%) Cisco
2 123 (41.00%) Firewall
3 102 (34.00%) Telecoms
4 94 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (26.00%) Security Cleared
6 75 (25.00%) WAN
6 75 (25.00%) LAN
7 74 (24.67%) Network Design
8 67 (22.33%) CheckPoint
9 54 (18.00%) Juniper
10 52 (17.33%) Network Security
11 49 (16.33%) SC Cleared
12 48 (16.00%) OSPF
12 48 (16.00%) BGP
13 47 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (15.33%) Network Monitoring
14 46 (15.33%) Windows
15 44 (14.67%) MPLS
15 44 (14.67%) VPN
15 44 (14.67%) Network Management
16 43 (14.33%) CCNP
17 40 (13.33%) Linux
17 40 (13.33%) ITIL
17 40 (13.33%) Load Balancing
18 39 (13.00%) Migration
19 38 (12.67%) CCNA
20 36 (12.00%) DNS
20 36 (12.00%) LTE
21 35 (11.67%) VoIP
21 35 (11.67%) Finance

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.33%) Apache
3 5 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.67%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.33%) IIS
5 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (3.67%) MS Office
1 11 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.00%) RMDS
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.00%) IaaS
2 6 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.67%) SaaS
4 4 (1.33%) PaaS
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (41.00%) Firewall
2 75 (25.00%) WAN
2 75 (25.00%) LAN
3 52 (17.33%) Network Security
4 48 (16.00%) OSPF
4 48 (16.00%) BGP
5 47 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (14.67%) MPLS
6 44 (14.67%) VPN
7 36 (12.00%) DNS
7 36 (12.00%) LTE
8 35 (11.67%) VoIP
9 27 (9.00%) 3G
10 26 (8.67%) DHCP
11 25 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (8.00%) UMTS
13 23 (7.67%) Internet
13 23 (7.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 21 (7.00%) IPsec
14 21 (7.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.33%) Big Data
3 6 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.67%) MS Access
6 2 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.00%) GDB
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) Calabash
General
1 102 (34.00%) Telecoms
2 35 (11.67%) Finance
3 20 (6.67%) Retail
4 11 (3.67%) Local Government
5 9 (3.00%) Law
6 6 (2.00%) Marketing
6 6 (2.00%) Legal
7 5 (1.67%) Banking
7 5 (1.67%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.67%) Billing
8 3 (1.00%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (30.33%) Architect
2 53 (17.67%) Network Engineer
3 34 (11.33%) Network Architect
4 33 (11.00%) Consultant
5 22 (7.33%) Analyst
6 21 (7.00%) Security Architect
6 21 (7.00%) Network Specialist
7 16 (5.33%) Network Consultant
7 16 (5.33%) Design Engineer
8 13 (4.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 12 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.67%) Chief Technology Officer
11 10 (3.33%) Network Manager
11 10 (3.33%) Network Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Monitoring Specialist
12 9 (3.00%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.00%) Enterprise Architect
13 8 (2.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.33%) CSS
2 12 (4.00%) Middleware
3 9 (3.00%) J2EE
4 6 (2.00%) WebCenter
5 4 (1.33%) Java EE
5 4 (1.33%) Web Services
5 4 (1.33%) XML
6 3 (1.00%) .NET
6 3 (1.00%) Rendezvous
6 3 (1.00%) LAMP
6 3 (1.00%) RESTful
7 2 (0.67%) Spring
7 2 (0.67%) JSON
7 2 (0.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.67%) WAP
8 1 (0.33%) HTML
8 1 (0.33%) XSD
8 1 (0.33%) HTML5
8 1 (0.33%) CSS3
8 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.67%) PKI
3 13 (4.33%) Visualisation
3 13 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.33%) User Experience
4 11 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.33%) Open Source
6 4 (1.33%) CESG
7 2 (0.67%) Blog
7 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.67%) Clustering
7 2 (0.67%) AVVID
8 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.33%) Handset
8 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.33%) Windows
2 40 (13.33%) Linux
3 13 (4.33%) UNIX
4 11 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.67%) CentOS
5 8 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.00%) SUSE
9 2 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.67%) Debian
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.67%) Network Design
2 46 (15.33%) Network Monitoring
3 44 (14.67%) Network Management
4 40 (13.33%) ITIL
4 40 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 39 (13.00%) Migration
6 23 (7.67%) Validation
7 22 (7.33%) Project Management
8 17 (5.67%) Change Management
8 17 (5.67%) Network Planning
9 14 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (4.67%) OO
9 14 (4.67%) SOA
10 13 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.67%) Information Security
11 11 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (3.33%) Asset Management
12 10 (3.33%) Digital Forensics
12 10 (3.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.00%) Java
1 24 (8.00%) SQL
2 23 (7.67%) Bash Shell
3 20 (6.67%) Perl
4 18 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.33%) C
6 15 (5.00%) Python
7 14 (4.67%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.33%) VB
9 9 (3.00%) C++
9 9 (3.00%) PHP
9 9 (3.00%) VC++
10 2 (0.67%) Ruby
10 2 (0.67%) Erlang
10 2 (0.67%) VBScript
11 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (26.00%) Security Cleared
3 49 (16.33%) SC Cleared
4 43 (14.33%) CCNP
5 38 (12.67%) CCNA
6 29 (9.67%) Degree
7 27 (9.00%) CCIE
8 26 (8.67%) DV Cleared
9 14 (4.67%) CISSP
10 11 (3.67%) CCDP
11 7 (2.33%) CCSP
11 7 (2.33%) CCSA
11 7 (2.33%) CCSE
12 5 (1.67%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.67%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.67%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.33%) CCDE
13 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.00%) CCDA
14 3 (1.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.67%) SLA
2 4 (1.33%) COBIT
2 4 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.00%) vSphere
3 11 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.67%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.33%) OPNET
3 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.67%) SCCM
3 5 (1.67%) SCOM
3 5 (1.67%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.67%) SCDPM
4 4 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.67%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 133 (44.33%) Cisco
2 67 (22.33%) CheckPoint
3 54 (18.00%) Juniper
4 32 (10.67%) Nokia
4 32 (10.67%) F5
5 22 (7.33%) VMware
6 19 (6.33%) Huawei
7 18 (6.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 18 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 17 (5.67%) Oracle
9 16 (5.33%) Blue Coat
10 14 (4.67%) Riverbed
10 14 (4.67%) Microsoft
11 13 (4.33%) BMC
11 13 (4.33%) Fortinet
12 12 (4.00%) TippingPoint
12 12 (4.00%) BT
13 10 (3.33%) HP
14 9 (3.00%) Ericsson
15 7 (2.33%) Radware
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