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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 424 479 446
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -33
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 147 75 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 59
Average daily rate
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£407 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £238 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £523 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £39.50 £22.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.54% -39.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £11.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £27.68 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.00 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+168.18% -45.00%
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
37903 35325 37963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.50% 73.75% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23950 22116 22455
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 961 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
South East +52 71 £425 +7.93% 10
London +23 47 £416 +3.93% 13
East of England -23 8 £240 -41.46% 3
West Midlands -11 6 £300 -11.11% 2
North West -5 3 £575 +65.46% 1
South West -37 3 £650 +78.08% 1
Yorkshire +2 2 £345 -32.68% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 90 (37.34%) Telecoms
2 87 (36.10%) Cisco
3 74 (30.71%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (29.88%) Firewall
5 57 (23.65%) LAN
5 57 (23.65%) WAN
6 52 (21.58%) 3G
7 48 (19.92%) MPLS
8 46 (19.09%) CCNP
9 45 (18.67%) LTE
10 44 (18.26%) VPN
11 43 (17.84%) 4G
12 39 (16.18%) Network Design
13 36 (14.94%) Juniper
13 36 (14.94%) Network Security
14 35 (14.52%) VoIP
15 34 (14.11%) IPsec
15 34 (14.11%) Finance
15 34 (14.11%) Security Cleared
16 33 (13.69%) Project Management
16 33 (13.69%) 2G
16 33 (13.69%) Migration
16 33 (13.69%) Degree
16 33 (13.69%) Load Balancing
17 31 (12.86%) CheckPoint
17 31 (12.86%) OSPF
18 29 (12.03%) CCIE
18 29 (12.03%) BGP
18 29 (12.03%) Network Management
19 28 (11.62%) DNS

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.24%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.24%) IIS
3 2 (0.83%) Apache
3 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.81%) MS Office
3 9 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.07%) MS Project
5 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.49%) IaaS
2 5 (2.07%) SaaS
2 5 (2.07%) PaaS
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (29.88%) Firewall
2 57 (23.65%) LAN
2 57 (23.65%) WAN
3 52 (21.58%) 3G
4 48 (19.92%) MPLS
5 45 (18.67%) LTE
6 44 (18.26%) VPN
7 43 (17.84%) 4G
8 36 (14.94%) Network Security
9 35 (14.52%) VoIP
10 34 (14.11%) IPsec
11 33 (13.69%) 2G
12 31 (12.86%) OSPF
13 29 (12.03%) BGP
14 28 (11.62%) Wireless
14 28 (11.62%) DNS
14 28 (11.62%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (9.54%) UMTS
16 21 (8.71%) DHCP
17 20 (8.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.83%) MS Access
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.83%) MySQL
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 90 (37.34%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.11%) Finance
3 9 (3.73%) Marketing
4 6 (2.49%) Retail
5 5 (2.07%) Billing
5 5 (2.07%) Local Government
6 3 (1.24%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Military
6 3 (1.24%) Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Legal
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.24%) Front Office
6 3 (1.24%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (28.22%) Architect
2 35 (14.52%) Network Engineer
3 27 (11.20%) Consultant
4 19 (7.88%) Network Architect
5 18 (7.47%) Technical Architect
5 18 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (7.47%) Design Engineer
6 15 (6.22%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.22%) Network Consultant
7 13 (5.39%) Network Specialist
8 11 (4.56%) Security Engineer
9 9 (3.73%) Analyst
10 8 (3.32%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (2.49%) Network Manager
12 6 (2.49%) Security Architect
12 6 (2.49%) Implementation Engineer
13 5 (2.07%) Designer
13 5 (2.07%) IP Engineer
13 5 (2.07%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.15%) Web Services
2 7 (2.90%) .NET
3 6 (2.49%) WebCenter
3 6 (2.49%) REST
4 5 (2.07%) CSS
4 5 (2.07%) Middleware
5 4 (1.66%) J2EE
5 4 (1.66%) Java EE
6 2 (0.83%) JSON
6 2 (0.83%) XML
6 2 (0.83%) WAP
6 2 (0.83%) JSP
6 2 (0.83%) SOAP
6 2 (0.83%) LAMP
6 2 (0.83%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.83%) Spring
7 1 (0.41%) MDX
7 1 (0.41%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.66%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.66%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.66%) Open Source
5 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.83%) DTV
5 2 (0.83%) PMI
5 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.83%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.83%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.41%) W3C
6 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.41%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.47%) Windows
2 7 (2.90%) Linux
3 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.24%) UNIX
4 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.83%) Debian
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.18%) Network Design
2 33 (13.69%) Migration
2 33 (13.69%) Project Management
2 33 (13.69%) Load Balancing
3 29 (12.03%) Network Management
4 25 (10.37%) ITIL
5 23 (9.54%) SOA
6 22 (9.13%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (7.88%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (7.88%) Change Management
8 15 (6.22%) Change Control
9 13 (5.39%) Validation
10 12 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.98%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.15%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (3.73%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.32%) Data Migration
13 8 (3.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.64%) Java
2 10 (4.15%) SQL
3 9 (3.73%) C
4 2 (0.83%) Perl
4 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.41%) Erlang
5 1 (0.41%) C++
5 1 (0.41%) VBScript
5 1 (0.41%) VB
5 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (30.71%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (19.09%) CCNP
3 34 (14.11%) Security Cleared
4 33 (13.69%) Degree
5 29 (12.03%) CCIE
6 27 (11.20%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.56%) CCNA
8 10 (4.15%) CCDP
9 5 (2.07%) CISSP
9 5 (2.07%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.24%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.24%) CCIP
10 3 (1.24%) ISEB
10 3 (1.24%) CCSE
10 3 (1.24%) CISA
10 3 (1.24%) CISM
10 3 (1.24%) CCSA
11 2 (0.83%) CCDE
11 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.13%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.66%) OPNET
3 2 (0.83%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Storage Server
4 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 87 (36.10%) Cisco
2 36 (14.94%) Juniper
3 31 (12.86%) CheckPoint
4 25 (10.37%) Microsoft
5 23 (9.54%) Nokia
6 20 (8.30%) Oracle
7 19 (7.88%) Huawei
8 17 (7.05%) F5
9 14 (5.81%) Ericsson
10 13 (5.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 12 (4.98%) Redback
12 9 (3.73%) Blue Coat
12 9 (3.73%) Radware
13 6 (2.49%) CA
13 6 (2.49%) Avaya
13 6 (2.49%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.07%) McAfee
14 5 (2.07%) VMware
14 5 (2.07%) Mitel
14 5 (2.07%) Fortinet
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