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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 416 448 438
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 166 110 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 51 33
Average daily rate
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£475 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+303.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -
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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +31 78 £488 -7.14% 9
South East -1 48 £413 -13.15% 14
West Midlands -1 18 £220 -46.66%
East of England -24 7 £400 +30.08% 1
South West - 6 £575 - 4
East Midlands 0 2 £425 +32.81%
North West -5 1 £525 - 2
Yorkshire -9 1 £275 -38.88%
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 124 (39.62%) Cisco
2 120 (38.34%) Firewall
3 111 (35.46%) Telecoms
4 94 (30.03%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (26.20%) Security Cleared
6 78 (24.92%) LAN
7 76 (24.28%) WAN
8 73 (23.32%) Network Design
9 58 (18.53%) CheckPoint
10 57 (18.21%) SC Cleared
11 53 (16.93%) Network Security
11 53 (16.93%) Juniper
12 49 (15.65%) CCNP
13 48 (15.34%) OSPF
13 48 (15.34%) BGP
14 46 (14.70%) LTE
15 45 (14.38%) MPLS
16 44 (14.06%) Migration
16 44 (14.06%) Network Management
17 43 (13.74%) VPN
17 43 (13.74%) Network Monitoring
18 41 (13.10%) Windows
18 41 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
19 40 (12.78%) ITIL
20 38 (12.14%) VoIP
20 38 (12.14%) DNS
20 38 (12.14%) Load Balancing
21 37 (11.82%) 3G
21 37 (11.82%) Finance
22 36 (11.50%) CCNA

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.24%) Apache
3 5 (1.60%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.60%) GlassFish
3 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.28%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.83%) MS Office
3 10 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.24%) MS Project
5 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.64%) RMDS
3 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.15%) IaaS
2 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.60%) SaaS
3 5 (1.60%) PaaS
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (38.34%) Firewall
2 78 (24.92%) LAN
3 76 (24.28%) WAN
4 53 (16.93%) Network Security
5 48 (15.34%) OSPF
5 48 (15.34%) BGP
6 46 (14.70%) LTE
7 45 (14.38%) MPLS
8 43 (13.74%) VPN
9 41 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (12.14%) DNS
10 38 (12.14%) VoIP
11 37 (11.82%) 3G
12 30 (9.58%) UMTS
13 28 (8.95%) DHCP
14 26 (8.31%) IPsec
15 25 (7.99%) Internet
16 23 (7.35%) 4G
16 23 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (7.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.24%) Big Data
3 6 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.64%) MySQL
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.64%) MS Access
6 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) GDB
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Calabash
General
1 111 (35.46%) Telecoms
2 37 (11.82%) Finance
3 21 (6.71%) Retail
4 11 (3.51%) Local Government
5 10 (3.19%) Marketing
6 9 (2.88%) Law
7 6 (1.92%) Legal
7 6 (1.92%) Billing
7 6 (1.92%) Banking
8 5 (1.60%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.96%) Electronics
11 2 (0.64%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (28.12%) Architect
2 48 (15.34%) Network Engineer
3 30 (9.58%) Network Architect
4 28 (8.95%) Consultant
5 25 (7.99%) Analyst
6 23 (7.35%) Security Architect
7 21 (6.71%) Network Specialist
8 16 (5.11%) Technical Architect
8 16 (5.11%) Design Engineer
9 15 (4.79%) Network Consultant
9 15 (4.79%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.83%) Network Analyst
12 11 (3.51%) Network Manager
12 11 (3.51%) Chief Technology Officer
13 10 (3.19%) Monitoring Specialist
13 10 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (3.19%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.79%) CSS
2 12 (3.83%) Middleware
3 9 (2.88%) J2EE
4 7 (2.24%) Web Services
5 6 (1.92%) .NET
5 6 (1.92%) WebCenter
6 4 (1.28%) Java EE
6 4 (1.28%) XML
7 3 (0.96%) JSON
7 3 (0.96%) RESTful
7 3 (0.96%) LAMP
8 2 (0.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.64%) Spring
8 2 (0.64%) WAP
8 2 (0.64%) Rendezvous
8 2 (0.64%) JSP
8 2 (0.64%) SOAP
8 2 (0.64%) REST
9 1 (0.32%) CSS3
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.15%) Visualisation
3 13 (4.15%) User Experience
4 11 (3.51%) PKI
5 8 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.28%) Open Source
7 4 (1.28%) CESG
8 2 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.64%) Blog
8 2 (0.64%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.64%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.64%) DTV
8 2 (0.64%) AVVID
8 2 (0.64%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.10%) Windows
2 36 (11.50%) Linux
3 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.19%) UNIX
5 8 (2.56%) CentOS
5 8 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) SUSE
8 2 (0.64%) Debian
8 2 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.32%) Network Design
2 44 (14.06%) Migration
2 44 (14.06%) Network Management
3 43 (13.74%) Network Monitoring
4 40 (12.78%) ITIL
5 38 (12.14%) Load Balancing
6 28 (8.95%) Project Management
7 25 (7.99%) Validation
8 18 (5.75%) SOA
8 18 (5.75%) Network Planning
9 17 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (4.47%) OO
11 13 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (3.83%) Information Security
13 11 (3.51%) Asset Management
13 11 (3.51%) Change Management
14 10 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (3.19%) Digital Forensics
14 10 (3.19%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.63%) Java
2 22 (7.03%) SQL
3 20 (6.39%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.07%) C
5 16 (5.11%) Shell Script
6 15 (4.79%) Perl
7 11 (3.51%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.19%) VB
8 10 (3.19%) Python
8 10 (3.19%) C++
9 9 (2.88%) PHP
9 9 (2.88%) VC++
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
10 2 (0.64%) Erlang
10 2 (0.64%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (30.03%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (26.20%) Security Cleared
3 57 (18.21%) SC Cleared
4 49 (15.65%) CCNP
5 36 (11.50%) CCNA
6 34 (10.86%) Degree
7 28 (8.95%) CCIE
8 21 (6.71%) DV Cleared
9 13 (4.15%) CISSP
10 10 (3.19%) CCDP
11 5 (1.60%) JNCIS
11 5 (1.60%) CCSE
12 4 (1.28%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.28%) CCSA
12 4 (1.28%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.28%) ISEB
12 4 (1.28%) CCSP
12 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.96%) CCDA
13 3 (0.96%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.79%) SLA
2 4 (1.28%) COBIT
2 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (10.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.88%) vSphere
3 8 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.15%) OPNET
2 12 (3.83%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.60%) SCCM
4 5 (1.60%) SCOM
4 5 (1.60%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.60%) SCDPM
5 4 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.64%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 124 (39.62%) Cisco
2 58 (18.53%) CheckPoint
3 53 (16.93%) Juniper
4 32 (10.22%) Nokia
5 25 (7.99%) F5
6 23 (7.35%) Huawei
7 22 (7.03%) Oracle
8 20 (6.39%) VMware
9 18 (5.75%) Microsoft
9 18 (5.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 14 (4.47%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.15%) Riverbed
11 13 (4.15%) BMC
12 12 (3.83%) Fortinet
13 11 (3.51%) Ericsson
13 11 (3.51%) HP
13 11 (3.51%) BT
14 9 (2.88%) Redback
14 9 (2.88%) Blue Coat
14 9 (2.88%) Radware
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