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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 473 491 482
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 110 91 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 22
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£363 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.84% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+153.84% -52.29%
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 43 £175 -61.11% 4
London -10 22 £488 +13.04% 6
Yorkshire - 12 £123 - 5
North West -13 11 £394 - 2
West Midlands -7 8 £450 +10.76% 4
East of England +24 4 £475 -17.39% 1
South West +3 3 £425 -11.45% 1
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 89 (43.00%) Cisco
2 71 (34.30%) Firewall
3 46 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 44 (21.26%) CheckPoint
5 42 (20.29%) Juniper
6 38 (18.36%) Windows
6 38 (18.36%) Finance
6 38 (18.36%) Load Balancing
7 37 (17.87%) ITIL
8 36 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 35 (16.91%) LAN
9 35 (16.91%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (16.91%) Change Management
10 34 (16.43%) WAN
11 33 (15.94%) F5
12 32 (15.46%) DNS
13 31 (14.98%) Linux
13 31 (14.98%) Wireshark
14 29 (14.01%) Network Security
15 28 (13.53%) SolarWinds
15 28 (13.53%) Network Design
15 28 (13.53%) 3G
16 27 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (12.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 26 (12.56%) Multicast
18 25 (12.08%) CISSP
19 24 (11.59%) VPN
19 24 (11.59%) DHCP
19 24 (11.59%) Blue Coat
20 23 (11.11%) OSPF

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (2.90%) Apache
1 6 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.42%) GlassFish
2 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.93%) IIS
4 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.83%) MS Project
2 10 (4.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.90%) MS Office
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (7.73%) RMDS
2 4 (1.93%) Agresso
2 4 (1.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (34.30%) Firewall
2 35 (16.91%) LAN
3 34 (16.43%) WAN
4 32 (15.46%) DNS
5 31 (14.98%) Wireshark
6 29 (14.01%) Network Security
7 28 (13.53%) 3G
8 27 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (12.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 26 (12.56%) Multicast
10 24 (11.59%) VPN
10 24 (11.59%) DHCP
11 23 (11.11%) OSPF
11 23 (11.11%) BGP
12 21 (10.14%) LTE
12 21 (10.14%) TCP/IP
13 19 (9.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 19 (9.18%) 2G
13 19 (9.18%) GSM
14 18 (8.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.86%) Big Data
2 6 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.93%) MS Access
4 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.35%) GDB
2 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) Calabash
3 1 (0.48%) Gradle
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 38 (18.36%) Finance
3 6 (2.90%) Law
4 5 (2.42%) Banking
4 5 (2.42%) Retail
5 4 (1.93%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (25.60%) Architect
2 33 (15.94%) Network Engineer
3 31 (14.98%) Consultant
4 28 (13.53%) Network Architect
5 22 (10.63%) Network Consultant
6 11 (5.31%) Firewall Consultant
6 11 (5.31%) Analyst
6 11 (5.31%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.31%) Chief Technology Officer
7 10 (4.83%) Test Engineer
7 10 (4.83%) Security Consultant
8 9 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (3.38%) Senior Architect
10 6 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (2.90%) Network Designer
10 6 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (2.90%) Designer
10 6 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.73%) Rendezvous
2 8 (3.86%) CSS
3 5 (2.42%) J2EE
4 4 (1.93%) XML
4 4 (1.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.97%) Web Services
5 2 (0.97%) .NET
6 1 (0.48%) Celery
6 1 (0.48%) CSS3
6 1 (0.48%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (0.48%) RESTful
6 1 (0.48%) HTML5
6 1 (0.48%) JSON
6 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.48%) Django
6 1 (0.48%) HTML
6 1 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.21%) Management Information System
1 17 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.83%) PKI
3 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.90%) User Experience
5 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.93%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.45%) Economics
7 2 (0.97%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Open Source
8 1 (0.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) CESG
8 1 (0.48%) AVVID
8 1 (0.48%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.36%) Windows
2 31 (14.98%) Linux
3 6 (2.90%) UNIX
4 5 (2.42%) Solaris
4 5 (2.42%) Windows 2000
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.45%) AIX
7 2 (0.97%) SUSE
7 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.36%) Load Balancing
2 37 (17.87%) ITIL
3 35 (16.91%) Change Management
4 28 (13.53%) Network Design
5 21 (10.14%) Network Management
6 20 (9.66%) Service Management
7 18 (8.70%) Project Management
8 17 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (7.25%) Migration
10 13 (6.28%) Digital Forensics
11 11 (5.31%) OO
12 10 (4.83%) Cyber Security
13 9 (4.35%) Analytics
14 8 (3.86%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.86%) Information Security
14 8 (3.86%) Risk Analysis
14 8 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (3.38%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (3.38%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.70%) Perl
2 16 (7.73%) Bash Shell
2 16 (7.73%) Shell Script
2 16 (7.73%) Python
3 15 (7.25%) Java
3 15 (7.25%) SQL
4 10 (4.83%) PHP
5 9 (4.35%) VB
5 9 (4.35%) C
5 9 (4.35%) C++
5 9 (4.35%) VC++
6 8 (3.86%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.93%) VBA
8 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.91%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (12.08%) CISSP
4 22 (10.63%) Degree
5 21 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.28%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.28%) CCIE
7 12 (5.80%) CCNP
8 11 (5.31%) CCNA
9 6 (2.90%) PMP
9 6 (2.90%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.42%) CCSA
10 5 (2.42%) CCSE
10 5 (2.42%) CCDP
10 5 (2.42%) CCSP
11 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.45%) CCDE
12 3 (1.45%) GCIA
12 3 (1.45%) GCIH
13 2 (0.97%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.45%) COSO
2 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.45%) COBIT
2 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (3.38%) vSphere
3 6 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) iptables
6 1 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.38%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.90%) OPNET
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.97%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.48%) Opsview
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.48%) Netcool
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (43.00%) Cisco
2 44 (21.26%) CheckPoint
3 42 (20.29%) Juniper
4 33 (15.94%) F5
5 28 (13.53%) SolarWinds
6 24 (11.59%) Blue Coat
7 22 (10.63%) Microsoft
8 20 (9.66%) TippingPoint
9 19 (9.18%) Tufin
10 18 (8.70%) VMware
11 16 (7.73%) Bloomberg
11 16 (7.73%) TIBCO
12 15 (7.25%) Radianz
12 15 (7.25%) Tradeweb
12 15 (7.25%) LogLogic
13 14 (6.76%) NetScout
14 10 (4.83%) Citrix
14 10 (4.83%) Nokia
15 8 (3.86%) Amdocs
15 8 (3.86%) Fortinet
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