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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 483 479 481
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 107 89 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% -66.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -61.74%
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
37468 36365 32009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.34% 75.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24275 23338 19645
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1095 995
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.63 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -6 40 £198 -50.62% 7
London -3 24 £538 +26.47% 12
Yorkshire - 16 £123 - 1
East of England +3 8 £425 +51.78% 4
North West -13 7 - - 2
West Midlands -6 5 £500 +29.03% 4
South West +13 1 - - 2
East Midlands -1 1 - -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 87 (43.28%) Cisco
2 70 (34.83%) Firewall
3 48 (23.88%) Finance
4 47 (23.38%) Telecoms
5 43 (21.39%) 3G
6 42 (20.90%) CheckPoint
6 42 (20.90%) Data Centre
7 41 (20.40%) Juniper
8 40 (19.90%) Change Management
9 39 (19.40%) ITIL
10 35 (17.41%) LAN
10 35 (17.41%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (16.92%) WAN
11 34 (16.92%) DNS
12 32 (15.92%) F5
12 32 (15.92%) Load Balancing
13 31 (15.42%) Windows
14 30 (14.93%) DHCP
14 30 (14.93%) Blue Coat
14 30 (14.93%) Wireshark
15 29 (14.43%) SolarWinds
15 29 (14.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 29 (14.43%) TCP/IP
16 27 (13.43%) LTE
17 26 (12.94%) 2G
17 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
18 24 (11.94%) Multicast
19 23 (11.44%) Wireless
19 23 (11.44%) OSPF
19 23 (11.44%) BGP

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.49%) IIS
3 3 (1.49%) Apache
4 2 (1.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.47%) MS Project
2 11 (5.47%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (7.96%) RMDS
2 4 (1.99%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.99%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (34.83%) Firewall
2 43 (21.39%) 3G
3 35 (17.41%) LAN
4 34 (16.92%) WAN
4 34 (16.92%) DNS
5 30 (14.93%) DHCP
5 30 (14.93%) Wireshark
6 29 (14.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 29 (14.43%) TCP/IP
7 27 (13.43%) LTE
8 26 (12.94%) 2G
9 24 (11.94%) Multicast
10 23 (11.44%) Wireless
10 23 (11.44%) OSPF
10 23 (11.44%) BGP
11 22 (10.95%) VPN
11 22 (10.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 22 (10.95%) 4G
11 22 (10.95%) Network Security
12 20 (9.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.99%) MS Access
2 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.50%) Big Data
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Calabash
2 1 (0.50%) Gradle
2 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 48 (23.88%) Finance
2 47 (23.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.99%) Marketing
5 3 (1.49%) Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Back Office
6 2 (1.00%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (27.86%) Architect
2 36 (17.91%) Network Architect
3 27 (13.43%) Consultant
4 24 (11.94%) Network Engineer
5 22 (10.95%) Network Consultant
6 15 (7.46%) Analyst
7 12 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (5.47%) Firewall Consultant
9 9 (4.48%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.48%) Security Consultant
9 9 (4.48%) Network Security Consultant
10 6 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (2.99%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (2.49%) Network Specialist
11 5 (2.49%) Network Analyst
11 5 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.96%) Rendezvous
2 9 (4.48%) Middleware
3 7 (3.48%) CSS
4 2 (1.00%) J2EE
4 2 (1.00%) Web Services
4 2 (1.00%) XML
5 1 (0.50%) .NET
5 1 (0.50%) Celery
5 1 (0.50%) RESTful
5 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.48%) Statistics
5 7 (3.48%) PKI
6 6 (2.99%) User Experience
7 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.99%) Economics
8 4 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.00%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.50%) NHS
11 1 (0.50%) BBC
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.42%) Windows
2 20 (9.95%) Linux
3 10 (4.98%) UNIX
4 9 (4.48%) Solaris
5 4 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.99%) AIX
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.00%) SUSE
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) Change Management
2 39 (19.40%) ITIL
3 32 (15.92%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.45%) Service Management
5 19 (9.45%) Project Management
6 18 (8.96%) Network Design
7 16 (7.96%) Network Management
8 12 (5.97%) Migration
9 10 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.48%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.48%) Information Security
10 9 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.98%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (3.98%) Analytics
11 8 (3.98%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.48%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.48%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.48%) Fault Management
13 6 (2.99%) Security Architecture
13 6 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.47%) SQL
2 5 (2.49%) Python
3 4 (1.99%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.99%) VBA
3 4 (1.99%) Java
3 4 (1.99%) Perl
4 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.50%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (17.41%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 20 (9.95%) CISSP
4 18 (8.96%) Degree
5 14 (6.97%) CCIE
6 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.98%) CCNP
8 9 (4.48%) CCNA
9 8 (3.98%) DV Cleared
10 7 (3.48%) PMP
10 7 (3.48%) PMI Certification
10 7 (3.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (2.99%) HNC
12 4 (1.99%) GCIA
12 4 (1.99%) GCIH
12 4 (1.99%) CCDP
13 2 (1.00%) CCDE
14 1 (0.50%) ISEB
14 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.50%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.46%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.99%) COBIT
3 4 (1.99%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (2.99%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.49%) vSphere
3 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.50%) iptables
5 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.99%) OPNET
3 4 (1.99%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.99%) Control-M
4 3 (1.49%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.00%) Netcool
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.50%) Opsview
6 1 (0.50%) Ansible
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 87 (43.28%) Cisco
2 42 (20.90%) CheckPoint
3 41 (20.40%) Juniper
4 32 (15.92%) F5
5 30 (14.93%) Blue Coat
6 29 (14.43%) SolarWinds
7 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 20 (9.95%) TippingPoint
9 19 (9.45%) Tufin
10 17 (8.46%) VMware
11 16 (7.96%) TIBCO
11 16 (7.96%) Bloomberg
11 16 (7.96%) Nokia
12 15 (7.46%) NetScout
12 15 (7.46%) Tradeweb
12 15 (7.46%) LogLogic
12 15 (7.46%) Lancope
12 15 (7.46%) Radianz
13 10 (4.98%) Oracle
13 10 (4.98%) Citrix
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: Negotiable
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago