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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 507 442 477
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +35
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 88 145 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 43
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £583 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £47.83 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £54.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +147.72%
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
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 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
London -19 39 £525 +20.27% 12
South East -51 23 £381 -10.29% 27
East of England +7 8 £400 +59.20% 9
West Midlands +5 4 £425 +102.38%
North East - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -24 3 £235 -31.88% 4
Midlands +6 1 - -
North West -32 1 - - 1
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 88 (44.00%) Cisco
2 73 (36.50%) Firewall
3 56 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (21.50%) Data Centre
5 42 (21.00%) Windows
6 41 (20.50%) WAN
6 41 (20.50%) 3G
7 38 (19.00%) Finance
8 36 (18.00%) Telecoms
8 36 (18.00%) LAN
9 31 (15.50%) VPN
9 31 (15.50%) Wireless
9 31 (15.50%) Network Design
10 29 (14.50%) VoIP
11 28 (14.00%) SAN
11 28 (14.00%) VMware
12 27 (13.50%) CheckPoint
12 27 (13.50%) Linux
12 27 (13.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (13.00%) ITIL
14 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 25 (12.50%) Degree
14 25 (12.50%) LTE
15 24 (12.00%) Project Management
15 24 (12.00%) 2G
15 24 (12.00%) IPsec
15 24 (12.00%) Change Management
15 24 (12.00%) CCIE
16 22 (11.00%) CCNP
16 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.50%) IIS
3 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.00%) Apache
4 2 (1.00%) CMS
4 2 (1.00%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Lync
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.50%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.50%) MS Project
4 6 (3.00%) MS Office
5 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) RMDS
2 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.50%) Office 365
2 4 (2.00%) PaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (36.50%) Firewall
2 41 (20.50%) WAN
2 41 (20.50%) 3G
3 36 (18.00%) LAN
4 31 (15.50%) VPN
4 31 (15.50%) Wireless
5 29 (14.50%) VoIP
6 28 (14.00%) SAN
7 27 (13.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (12.50%) LTE
9 24 (12.00%) IPsec
9 24 (12.00%) 2G
10 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP
10 22 (11.00%) Internet
11 21 (10.50%) DNS
12 19 (9.50%) DHCP
12 19 (9.50%) 4G
13 18 (9.00%) GSM
13 18 (9.00%) SS7
14 17 (8.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.00%) MS Access
4 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.50%) Informix
4 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.00%) Gradle
3 2 (1.00%) Calabash
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (19.00%) Finance
2 36 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.00%) Back Office
3 6 (3.00%) Legal
4 5 (2.50%) Banking
4 5 (2.50%) Retail
5 4 (2.00%) Marketing
6 3 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Military
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (30.00%) Architect
2 42 (21.00%) Network Architect
3 25 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 19 (9.50%) Analyst
5 14 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.50%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.50%) Consultant
8 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.50%) Network Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Network Support
12 6 (3.00%) Network Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.00%) Incident Analyst
12 6 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.00%) Middleware
2 6 (3.00%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.50%) Rendezvous
4 4 (2.00%) Web Services
5 3 (1.50%) .NET
6 2 (1.00%) J2EE
6 2 (1.00%) XML
6 2 (1.00%) JSF
6 2 (1.00%) RESTful
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.50%) Ajax
7 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.50%) jQuery
7 1 (0.50%) WAP
7 1 (0.50%) HTML
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.50%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.50%) PKI
6 6 (3.00%) Statistics
7 5 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.00%) Economics
9 3 (1.50%) PMI
9 3 (1.50%) BBC
10 2 (1.00%) SCADA
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.00%) User Experience
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) CMDB
11 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.00%) Windows
2 27 (13.50%) Linux
3 20 (10.00%) UNIX
4 15 (7.50%) Solaris
5 10 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.00%) AIX
7 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.50%) SUSE
9 2 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) CentOS
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.50%) Network Design
2 26 (13.00%) ITIL
3 24 (12.00%) Project Management
3 24 (12.00%) Change Management
4 14 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (7.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (6.00%) Migration
5 12 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.00%) Information Security
6 10 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (4.00%) Security Architecture
8 7 (3.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.50%) Fault Management
8 7 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.50%) TOGAF
8 7 (3.50%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.00%) Service Management
9 6 (3.00%) Patch Management
9 6 (3.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.50%) SQL
2 6 (3.00%) C
3 5 (2.50%) C#
3 5 (2.50%) C++
3 5 (2.50%) Java
4 4 (2.00%) Python
5 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.00%) VBA
5 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.00%) Ruby
5 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (12.50%) Degree
3 24 (12.00%) CCIE
4 22 (11.00%) CCNP
5 20 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.50%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.00%) CISSP
8 8 (4.00%) CCNA
9 6 (3.00%) HNC
9 6 (3.00%) PMP
9 6 (3.00%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.50%) CCDP
11 4 (2.00%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.00%) GCIA
11 4 (2.00%) GCIH
12 3 (1.50%) CCDE
13 2 (1.00%) MCSD
13 2 (1.00%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.00%) SLA
2 6 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.50%) QA
3 5 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.00%) COSO
4 4 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.00%) ProxySG
3 12 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.00%) vSphere
5 2 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.50%) Snort
6 1 (0.50%) Squid
6 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (5.00%) Control-M
1 10 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 6 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.00%) OPNET
3 2 (1.00%) Netcool
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 88 (44.00%) Cisco
2 28 (14.00%) VMware
3 27 (13.50%) CheckPoint
4 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 21 (10.50%) Juniper
6 20 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 16 (8.00%) Oracle
8 15 (7.50%) Nokia
8 15 (7.50%) Avaya
9 14 (7.00%) F5
10 13 (6.50%) Nortel
10 13 (6.50%) Symantec
11 11 (5.50%) IronPort
11 11 (5.50%) CA
11 11 (5.50%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.50%) Amdocs
13 7 (3.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 6 (3.00%) Tufin
14 6 (3.00%) Remedy
14 6 (3.00%) Huawei
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