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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 492 534 464
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -70
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 131 99 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 73
Median daily rate £475 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £673 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.17 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -35.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £19.63 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.70 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -4.34%
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
41033 42790 40729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.46% 81.10% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27378 28497 25825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1032 1184 1147
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 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 +16 57 £500 +2.56% 7
South East +33 38 £375 -3.22% 4
North West +20 13 £500 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -22 7 £413 -2.94% 2
East of England +9 6 £438 +9.37% 1
South West - 6 £350 -
Yorkshire +8 4 £363 +12.40%
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 143 (52.57%) Cisco
2 81 (29.78%) Firewall
3 74 (27.21%) Finance
4 67 (24.63%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (22.06%) Juniper
6 56 (20.59%) ITIL
6 56 (20.59%) WAN
7 51 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 48 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 48 (17.65%) LAN
8 48 (17.65%) Riverbed
9 46 (16.91%) Data Centre
10 45 (16.54%) BGP
11 42 (15.44%) OSPF
11 42 (15.44%) Windows
12 41 (15.07%) SolarWinds
13 40 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 39 (14.34%) DNS
15 38 (13.97%) Network Management
16 37 (13.60%) Telecoms
17 36 (13.24%) CCIE
17 36 (13.24%) Network Design
18 35 (12.87%) Active Directory
18 35 (12.87%) Palo Alto
19 34 (12.50%) Change Management
20 33 (12.13%) TCP/IP
20 33 (12.13%) F5
21 31 (11.40%) Degree
21 31 (11.40%) Security Cleared
21 31 (11.40%) SQL

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 (2.94%) Skype for Business
2 7 (2.57%) CMS
3 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.47%) Apache
4 4 (1.47%) JBoss
4 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.10%) IIS
6 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.78%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.57%) MS Office
4 6 (2.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.31%) Office 365
4 7 (2.57%) SaaS
5 4 (1.47%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (1.10%) PaaS
7 2 (0.74%) IaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (29.78%) Firewall
2 56 (20.59%) WAN
3 48 (17.65%) LAN
4 45 (16.54%) BGP
5 42 (15.44%) OSPF
6 40 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (14.34%) DNS
8 33 (12.13%) TCP/IP
9 29 (10.66%) Wireless
10 28 (10.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 27 (9.93%) DHCP
12 24 (8.82%) BIG-IP
13 23 (8.46%) MPLS
14 22 (8.09%) Internet
15 21 (7.72%) SSL
16 20 (7.35%) HTTP
17 18 (6.62%) IPsec
17 18 (6.62%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (6.25%) 3G
18 17 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.21%) MySQL
3 6 (2.21%) OLTP
4 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.74%) Big Data
5 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.37%) Calabash
3 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
General
1 74 (27.21%) Finance
2 37 (13.60%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.78%) Banking
3 13 (4.78%) Marketing
4 11 (4.04%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.68%) Military
6 9 (3.31%) Back Office
6 9 (3.31%) Legal
7 7 (2.57%) Retail
8 5 (1.84%) Billing
8 5 (1.84%) Law
9 3 (1.10%) Advertising
9 3 (1.10%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Avionics
10 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 104 (38.24%) Architect
2 60 (22.06%) Network Engineer
3 58 (21.32%) Network Architect
4 27 (9.93%) Analyst
5 24 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (8.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 20 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (6.62%) Consultant
9 17 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 17 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (4.78%) Senior Architect
10 13 (4.78%) Senior Network Architect
11 12 (4.41%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.31%) Network Analyst
14 8 (2.94%) Design Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) Integration Architect
14 8 (2.94%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.62%) Middleware
2 17 (6.25%) SAML
3 13 (4.78%) CSS
4 9 (3.31%) Web Services
5 5 (1.84%) RESTful
6 4 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (1.47%) SOAP
7 2 (0.74%) .NET
7 2 (0.74%) Ajax
7 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.74%) jQuery
7 2 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.74%) Mojolicious
7 2 (0.74%) Node.js
8 1 (0.37%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.91%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.51%) User Experience
5 14 (5.15%) PKI
6 13 (4.78%) CESG
7 11 (4.04%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.68%) ASIC
8 10 (3.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (2.94%) Visualisation
10 7 (2.57%) CMDB
10 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (2.21%) Statistics
12 4 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
12 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.10%) Cryptography
13 3 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
14 2 (0.74%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.44%) Windows
2 29 (10.66%) Linux
3 15 (5.51%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.41%) Solaris
5 8 (2.94%) Unix
5 8 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.21%) AIX
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.47%) SUSE
7 4 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.59%) ITIL
2 38 (13.97%) Network Management
3 36 (13.24%) Network Design
4 34 (12.50%) Change Management
5 28 (10.29%) Project Management
6 22 (8.09%) Service Management
7 21 (7.72%) Security Operations
8 20 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (6.99%) TOGAF
10 18 (6.62%) Information Security
11 17 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 17 (6.25%) Migration
11 17 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
12 16 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.88%) ITIL V3
13 15 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (5.15%) UML
15 13 (4.78%) PRINCE
15 13 (4.78%) Security Architecture
16 12 (4.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.40%) SQL
2 17 (6.25%) Java
3 14 (5.15%) Perl
3 14 (5.15%) Python
4 13 (4.78%) C++
5 12 (4.41%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.04%) VB
7 4 (1.47%) C
8 2 (0.74%) C#
8 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.74%) PHP
8 2 (0.74%) Ruby
8 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.37%) Delphi
9 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (24.63%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (13.24%) CCIE
3 31 (11.40%) Degree
3 31 (11.40%) Security Cleared
4 29 (10.66%) SC Cleared
5 28 (10.29%) CCNP
6 26 (9.56%) CCNA
7 23 (8.46%) CISSP
8 13 (4.78%) CISM
9 10 (3.68%) CISA
10 8 (2.94%) CCDE
11 6 (2.21%) CCDP
12 5 (1.84%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (1.84%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (1.84%) GCIA
12 5 (1.84%) GCIH
12 5 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.10%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.10%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.66%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.21%) COBIT
3 6 (2.21%) COSO
3 6 (2.21%) SAS 70
3 6 (2.21%) SLA
4 4 (1.47%) PA-DSS
5 3 (1.10%) RMADS
6 2 (0.74%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 35 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.94%) Firmware
3 8 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.47%) vCloud
4 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (8.46%) OPNET
2 8 (2.94%) OpenView
3 6 (2.21%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.84%) SCCM
5 4 (1.47%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (0.74%) Ansible
6 2 (0.74%) Puppet
7 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.37%) AppManager
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.37%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 143 (52.57%) Cisco
2 60 (22.06%) Juniper
3 51 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 48 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 48 (17.65%) Riverbed
5 41 (15.07%) SolarWinds
6 35 (12.87%) Palo Alto
7 33 (12.13%) F5
8 30 (11.03%) VMware
9 20 (7.35%) IBM
10 19 (6.99%) BMC
10 19 (6.99%) Tufin
11 18 (6.62%) Oracle
12 17 (6.25%) Aruba
13 16 (5.88%) Blue Coat
14 13 (4.78%) Fortinet
14 13 (4.78%) HP
14 13 (4.78%) Nokia
15 12 (4.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 11 (4.04%) Radianz
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