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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 475 506 467
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -39
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 156 101 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 63 46
Median daily rate £500 £469 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 - £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 - £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 - £15.50
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 64 £500 -2.43% 12
South East +25 49 £500 +31.57% 8
West Midlands -3 21 £400 - 2
East of England +13 6 £375 -14.28% 6
North West - 6 £513 -
Yorkshire -4 4 £350 +141.37% 2
South West - 4 £338 -
Midlands -6 1 £475 -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 130 (47.10%) Cisco
2 73 (26.45%) Firewall
3 62 (22.46%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (21.01%) Finance
5 51 (18.48%) ITIL
6 50 (18.12%) Telecoms
7 47 (17.03%) Microsoft
8 46 (16.67%) Juniper
9 45 (16.30%) LAN
10 44 (15.94%) WAN
10 44 (15.94%) Windows
10 44 (15.94%) CheckPoint
11 42 (15.22%) Riverbed
12 41 (14.86%) SolarWinds
13 40 (14.49%) Data Centre
14 39 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (13.77%) Degree
16 37 (13.41%) DNS
16 37 (13.41%) BGP
17 36 (13.04%) Wireless
17 36 (13.04%) CCIE
18 35 (12.68%) OSPF
19 34 (12.32%) Project Management
20 32 (11.59%) Security Cleared
21 30 (10.87%) Network Design
21 30 (10.87%) Active Directory
22 29 (10.51%) Internet
22 29 (10.51%) Change Management
23 28 (10.14%) SC Cleared
23 28 (10.14%) Network Management

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.90%) Skype for Business
2 7 (2.54%) CMS
3 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.09%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) Apache
5 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.72%) JBoss
5 2 (0.72%) SAS
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.54%) MS Project
3 6 (2.17%) MS Office
4 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.17%) Office 365
4 5 (1.81%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.72%) IaaS
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 73 (26.45%) Firewall
2 45 (16.30%) LAN
3 44 (15.94%) WAN
4 39 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 37 (13.41%) BGP
5 37 (13.41%) DNS
6 36 (13.04%) Wireless
7 35 (12.68%) OSPF
8 29 (10.51%) Internet
9 25 (9.06%) DHCP
10 24 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 23 (8.33%) BIG-IP
11 23 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 22 (7.97%) 3G
13 21 (7.61%) MPLS
14 18 (6.52%) HTTP
15 17 (6.16%) LTE
15 17 (6.16%) Network Security
16 16 (5.80%) SSL
17 15 (5.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.07%) Oracle Database
2 13 (4.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.72%) Big Data
4 2 (0.72%) DB2
4 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.72%) Calabash
3 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 58 (21.01%) Finance
2 50 (18.12%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.99%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.62%) Back Office
5 9 (3.26%) Banking
5 9 (3.26%) Marketing
6 8 (2.90%) Legal
6 8 (2.90%) Military
6 8 (2.90%) Retail
7 4 (1.45%) Law
8 3 (1.09%) Automotive
9 2 (0.72%) Avionics
9 2 (0.72%) Billing
9 2 (0.72%) French Language
9 2 (0.72%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (37.32%) Architect
2 55 (19.93%) Network Architect
3 53 (19.20%) Network Engineer
4 28 (10.14%) Consultant
5 25 (9.06%) Analyst
6 23 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 20 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (5.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (5.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (5.07%) Principal Architect
9 13 (4.71%) Network Consultant
9 13 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 11 (3.99%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.99%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.99%) Security Consultant
10 11 (3.99%) Senior Architect
10 11 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.62%) Network Analyst
11 10 (3.62%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.35%) CSS
2 11 (3.99%) Middleware
3 10 (3.62%) SAML
4 6 (2.17%) RESTful
5 5 (1.81%) Web Services
6 4 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (1.45%) SOAP
7 2 (0.72%) .NET
7 2 (0.72%) Ajax
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.72%) jQuery
7 2 (0.72%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.43%) PKI
3 15 (5.43%) User Experience
4 14 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.99%) CESG
6 9 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.90%) ASIC
7 8 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.90%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.17%) CMDB
9 5 (1.81%) Digital TV
9 5 (1.81%) IPTV
9 5 (1.81%) VCE vBlock
10 4 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.72%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.94%) Windows
2 25 (9.06%) Linux
3 19 (6.88%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.35%) Unix
5 6 (2.17%) Solaris
6 4 (1.45%) AIX
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.48%) ITIL
2 34 (12.32%) Project Management
3 30 (10.87%) Network Design
4 29 (10.51%) Change Management
5 28 (10.14%) Network Management
6 26 (9.42%) Service Management
7 20 (7.25%) Information Security
8 18 (6.52%) Migration
9 17 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.80%) ITIL V3
10 16 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (5.80%) Security Operations
11 14 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.71%) Load Balancing
12 13 (4.71%) TOGAF
13 12 (4.35%) Security Management
14 11 (3.99%) Business Development
14 11 (3.99%) Programme Management
14 11 (3.99%) Service Delivery
15 10 (3.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.61%) SQL
2 15 (5.43%) Python
3 14 (5.07%) Perl
4 13 (4.71%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.35%) C++
5 12 (4.35%) Java
6 11 (3.99%) VB
7 4 (1.45%) C
8 3 (1.09%) Ruby
9 2 (0.72%) C#
9 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (22.46%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (13.77%) Degree
3 36 (13.04%) CCIE
4 32 (11.59%) Security Cleared
5 28 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 24 (8.70%) CISSP
7 21 (7.61%) CCNP
8 19 (6.88%) CCNA
9 11 (3.99%) CISM
10 10 (3.62%) CISA
11 8 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (2.54%) CCDE
12 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.17%) CCDP
14 4 (1.45%) MCSE
15 3 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (1.09%) GCIA
15 3 (1.09%) GCIH
16 2 (0.72%) CLAS
16 2 (0.72%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.80%) SLA
2 15 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.45%) COBIT
4 4 (1.45%) COSO
4 4 (1.45%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.72%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.36%) QA
6 1 (0.36%) RMADS
System Software
1 30 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.62%) ISA Server
4 9 (3.26%) UAG
5 6 (2.17%) Firmware
6 5 (1.81%) vCloud
7 4 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.09%) XenApp
9 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.72%) vSphere
9 2 (0.72%) XenServer
10 1 (0.36%) NFS
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (7.97%) OPNET
2 9 (3.26%) WSUS
3 2 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.36%) AppManager
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.36%) Netcool
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 130 (47.10%) Cisco
2 47 (17.03%) Microsoft
3 46 (16.67%) Juniper
4 44 (15.94%) CheckPoint
5 42 (15.22%) Riverbed
6 41 (14.86%) SolarWinds
7 28 (10.14%) Palo Alto
8 27 (9.78%) F5
9 25 (9.06%) VMware
10 19 (6.88%) Tufin
11 17 (6.16%) Oracle
12 16 (5.80%) Blue Coat
13 15 (5.43%) Nokia
14 14 (5.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 14 (5.07%) IBM
15 13 (4.71%) Aruba
15 13 (4.71%) HP
16 12 (4.35%) BMC
16 12 (4.35%) Fortinet
16 12 (4.35%) Huawei
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