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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 453 501 507
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 127 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 25
Average daily rate £450 £434 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £585 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £381
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +176.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £19.00
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 56 £500 +11.11% 14
South East +4 37 £450 +5.26% 4
North West -8 11 £550 +37.50% 2
South West +6 5 £425 - 3
East of England +2 5 £325 -31.57% 10
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
North East - 2 £363 -
Yorkshire -9 1 £350 +27.27% 2
West Midlands -15 1 - - 3
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (44.87%) Cisco
2 94 (40.17%) Firewall
3 69 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (27.78%) Windows
5 52 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 47 (20.09%) WAN
7 45 (19.23%) Data Centre
8 44 (18.80%) SC Cleared
8 44 (18.80%) Linux
8 44 (18.80%) Unix
9 43 (18.38%) Network Design
10 42 (17.95%) LAN
11 41 (17.52%) VPN
12 37 (15.81%) VMware
13 35 (14.96%) Juniper
14 34 (14.53%) CCIE
15 33 (14.10%) DNS
15 33 (14.10%) Wireless
16 32 (13.68%) Migration
17 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
17 31 (13.25%) Degree
18 29 (12.39%) PKI
18 29 (12.39%) CISSP
18 29 (12.39%) Information Security
19 28 (11.97%) MPLS
19 28 (11.97%) CCNP
19 28 (11.97%) CCNA
20 27 (11.54%) IPsec
21 26 (11.11%) SSL
21 26 (11.11%) SIEM

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (2.14%) IIS
1 5 (2.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.71%) Apache
2 4 (1.71%) Lync
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.43%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.42%) MS Office
4 7 (2.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.56%) IaaS
2 4 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.85%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) PaaS
4 2 (0.85%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (40.17%) Firewall
2 47 (20.09%) WAN
3 42 (17.95%) LAN
4 41 (17.52%) VPN
5 33 (14.10%) DNS
5 33 (14.10%) Wireless
6 28 (11.97%) MPLS
7 27 (11.54%) IPsec
8 26 (11.11%) SSL
9 25 (10.68%) Network Security
9 25 (10.68%) OSPF
10 24 (10.26%) BGP
11 23 (9.83%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (8.55%) DHCP
14 18 (7.69%) TCP/IP
15 17 (7.26%) 3G
15 17 (7.26%) Internet
15 17 (7.26%) SAN
16 16 (6.84%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (10.68%) Finance
2 24 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.98%) Banking
4 8 (3.42%) Back Office
5 6 (2.56%) Billing
5 6 (2.56%) Local Government
5 6 (2.56%) Retail
6 5 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) German Language
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (40.17%) Architect
2 55 (23.50%) Network Architect
3 50 (21.37%) Network Engineer
4 20 (8.55%) Security Architect
5 18 (7.69%) Consultant
6 17 (7.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (5.98%) Analyst
8 14 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.13%) Senior Architect
11 11 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (4.70%) Security Consultant
11 11 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.70%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.27%) Network Support
12 10 (4.27%) Senior Network Architect
13 9 (3.85%) Designer
13 9 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.42%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.98%) Web Services
2 6 (2.56%) Middleware
3 5 (2.14%) HTML
3 5 (2.14%) XML
4 4 (1.71%) RESTful
5 2 (0.85%) JSF
6 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.43%) Ajax
6 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.43%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) Dojo
6 1 (0.43%) HTML5
6 1 (0.43%) JSON
6 1 (0.43%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.43%) React
6 1 (0.43%) REST
6 1 (0.43%) RFC 2547
6 1 (0.43%) SOAP
6 1 (0.43%) Spring
6 1 (0.43%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.39%) PKI
3 16 (6.84%) CESG
4 14 (5.98%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.56%) User Experience
9 5 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.14%) iSeries
10 3 (1.28%) Statistics
11 2 (0.85%) Clustering
11 2 (0.85%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
12 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.43%) NHS
12 1 (0.43%) PMI
12 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (27.78%) Windows
2 44 (18.80%) Linux
2 44 (18.80%) Unix
3 18 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.85%) SUSE
5 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.99%) AIX
6 7 (2.99%) Solaris
6 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) CatOS
8 1 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.38%) Network Design
2 32 (13.68%) Migration
3 29 (12.39%) Information Security
4 26 (11.11%) SIEM
5 24 (10.26%) Security Architecture
6 19 (8.12%) ITIL
6 19 (8.12%) Project Management
7 18 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 17 (7.26%) Change Management
8 17 (7.26%) Information Assurance
8 17 (7.26%) Service Management
9 14 (5.98%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.70%) Security Management
11 11 (4.70%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.85%) Analytics
12 9 (3.85%) Identity Management
12 9 (3.85%) Network Management
12 9 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.84%) SQL
2 10 (4.27%) C
3 6 (2.56%) Lisp
4 5 (2.14%) Java
5 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
7 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 44 (18.80%) SC Cleared
4 34 (14.53%) CCIE
5 31 (13.25%) Degree
6 29 (12.39%) CISSP
7 28 (11.97%) CCNA
7 28 (11.97%) CCNP
8 21 (8.97%) DV Cleared
9 19 (8.12%) CISM
10 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (6.84%) CESG Certified Professional
11 16 (6.84%) MCSE
12 14 (5.98%) CLAS
12 14 (5.98%) MCP
13 7 (2.99%) GCIA
13 7 (2.99%) GCIH
13 7 (2.99%) JNCIA
13 7 (2.99%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) SLA
2 6 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.56%) QA
3 5 (2.14%) COBIT
3 5 (2.14%) COSO
3 5 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.14%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.42%) ISA Server
4 7 (2.99%) UAG
4 7 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.85%) vCloud
7 1 (0.43%) NFS
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) RSA Security Analytics
1 7 (2.99%) WSUS
2 6 (2.56%) OPNET
3 2 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.85%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.43%) AppManager
4 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) Cacti
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.43%) OpenView
4 1 (0.43%) QRadar
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.43%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 105 (44.87%) Cisco
2 37 (15.81%) VMware
3 35 (14.96%) Juniper
4 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
5 23 (9.83%) Oracle
6 21 (8.97%) F5
7 20 (8.55%) CheckPoint
8 15 (6.41%) Huawei
8 15 (6.41%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.56%) Riverbed
10 12 (5.13%) IronPort
11 11 (4.70%) Palo Alto
12 10 (4.27%) Citrix
12 10 (4.27%) IBM
13 9 (3.85%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 7 (2.99%) Aruba
14 7 (2.99%) Dell
14 7 (2.99%) HP
14 7 (2.99%) Red Hat
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