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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 463 484 461
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 132 135 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.33% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 76 103
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £275 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -10.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £43.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-66.12% -13.00%
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
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +13 62 £483 +4.32% 12
South East +14 28 £513 -6.81% 7
North West +9 19 £575 +29.21% 1
East of England +6 5 £400 -3.03% 3
West Midlands -13 5 £540 - 3
East Midlands +1 4 - - 1
South West +13 3 £185 -38.33% 5
Yorkshire +12 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Midlands - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 £675 -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 149 (54.78%) Cisco
2 92 (33.82%) Firewall
3 87 (31.99%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (27.57%) Finance
5 68 (25.00%) Juniper
6 64 (23.53%) ITIL
7 61 (22.43%) LAN
8 59 (21.69%) WAN
9 53 (19.49%) Windows
10 52 (19.12%) CheckPoint
11 45 (16.54%) CCNP
12 44 (16.18%) TCP/IP
12 44 (16.18%) Data Centre
13 43 (15.81%) DNS
13 43 (15.81%) CCIE
14 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
15 41 (15.07%) Network Security
16 40 (14.71%) Network Design
16 40 (14.71%) Riverbed
17 39 (14.34%) F5
17 39 (14.34%) Telecoms
18 38 (13.97%) Security Cleared
18 38 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
19 37 (13.60%) OSPF
19 37 (13.60%) CCNA
19 37 (13.60%) DHCP
19 37 (13.60%) Linux
20 36 (13.24%) Palo Alto
21 35 (12.87%) Service Management
21 35 (12.87%) Change Management

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 13 (4.78%) Skype for Business
2 9 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.94%) Apache
3 8 (2.94%) JBoss
4 7 (2.57%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.84%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (7.72%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.84%) MS Project
4 4 (1.47%) MS Office
5 1 (0.37%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (4.78%) Office 365
2 6 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.21%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) IaaS
3 2 (0.74%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (33.82%) Firewall
2 61 (22.43%) LAN
3 59 (21.69%) WAN
4 44 (16.18%) TCP/IP
5 43 (15.81%) DNS
6 41 (15.07%) Network Security
7 38 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (13.60%) DHCP
8 37 (13.60%) OSPF
9 31 (11.40%) BGP
10 28 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
10 28 (10.29%) Wireless
11 27 (9.93%) Internet
11 27 (9.93%) VPN
12 26 (9.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 24 (8.82%) 3G
14 23 (8.46%) HTTP
15 22 (8.09%) Wireshark
16 21 (7.72%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (7.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.21%) MySQL
3 6 (2.21%) OLTP
4 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Big Data
5 1 (0.37%) DB2
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (27.57%) Finance
2 39 (14.34%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.78%) Marketing
4 12 (4.41%) Banking
5 11 (4.04%) Military
6 8 (2.94%) Legal
7 5 (1.84%) Back Office
7 5 (1.84%) Billing
8 4 (1.47%) Law
8 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.10%) Electronics
10 2 (0.74%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (37.87%) Architect
2 65 (23.90%) Network Engineer
3 56 (20.59%) Network Architect
4 28 (10.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 27 (9.93%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (6.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (6.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (6.25%) Analyst
7 17 (6.25%) Consultant
8 16 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (5.51%) Senior Architect
9 15 (5.51%) Senior Network Architect
10 12 (4.41%) Network Consultant
11 10 (3.68%) Cisco Architect
11 10 (3.68%) Juniper Engineer
11 10 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.31%) Cisco Network Architect
12 9 (3.31%) Network Specialist
12 9 (3.31%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.94%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.25%) Middleware
2 15 (5.51%) Web Services
3 12 (4.41%) SAML
4 7 (2.57%) CSS
5 6 (2.21%) SOAP
6 4 (1.47%) RESTful
7 3 (1.10%) .NET
7 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.74%) Ajax
8 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.74%) JMS
8 2 (0.74%) jQuery
8 2 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.74%) Mojolicious
8 2 (0.74%) Node.js
9 1 (0.37%) J2EE
9 1 (0.37%) REST
9 1 (0.37%) SPML
9 1 (0.37%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.15%) PKI
4 13 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.04%) CESG
7 10 (3.68%) ASIC
7 10 (3.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (3.31%) Statistics
8 9 (3.31%) User Experience
9 7 (2.57%) CMDB
9 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (2.21%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.84%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.47%) IPTV
12 4 (1.47%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.49%) Windows
2 37 (13.60%) Linux
3 17 (6.25%) Unix
3 17 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.04%) Solaris
6 11 (4.04%) SUSE
7 7 (2.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.47%) AIX
8 4 (1.47%) Android
8 4 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.53%) ITIL
2 40 (14.71%) Network Design
3 35 (12.87%) Change Management
3 35 (12.87%) Service Management
4 34 (12.50%) Project Management
5 29 (10.66%) Network Management
6 24 (8.82%) Migration
6 24 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 20 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (6.99%) UML
9 18 (6.62%) ITIL V3
10 17 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.25%) Security Operations
11 16 (5.88%) Information Security
11 16 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.78%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (4.41%) Load Balancing
13 12 (4.41%) Security Architecture
14 11 (4.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.76%) SQL
2 13 (4.78%) Java
3 12 (4.41%) C++
4 8 (2.94%) Perl
5 7 (2.57%) Python
6 6 (2.21%) C
7 5 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.84%) VB
8 2 (0.74%) C#
8 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.74%) PHP
8 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 87 (31.99%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (16.54%) CCNP
3 43 (15.81%) CCIE
4 38 (13.97%) Security Cleared
5 37 (13.60%) CCNA
6 34 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 31 (11.40%) Degree
8 15 (5.51%) CISSP
9 12 (4.41%) CCDA
10 10 (3.68%) JNCIA
11 9 (3.31%) CCDE
12 8 (2.94%) CCDP
13 7 (2.57%) CISM
13 7 (2.57%) JNCIP
13 7 (2.57%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.84%) CISA
15 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (1.47%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 15 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.04%) SLA
4 8 (2.94%) PA-DSS
5 4 (1.47%) COBIT
5 4 (1.47%) COSO
5 4 (1.47%) SAS 70
6 3 (1.10%) RMADS
7 2 (0.74%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.37%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 25 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.94%) Firmware
5 6 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.41%) OPNET
2 9 (3.31%) OpenView
3 8 (2.94%) SCCM
4 7 (2.57%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.21%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.47%) Nagios
7 3 (1.10%) SCOM
8 2 (0.74%) Ansible
8 2 (0.74%) Puppet
8 2 (0.74%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 149 (54.78%) Cisco
2 68 (25.00%) Juniper
3 52 (19.12%) CheckPoint
4 42 (15.44%) Microsoft
5 40 (14.71%) Riverbed
6 39 (14.34%) F5
7 36 (13.24%) Palo Alto
8 30 (11.03%) VMware
9 26 (9.56%) SolarWinds
10 24 (8.82%) Blue Coat
11 20 (7.35%) Red Hat
12 18 (6.62%) Aruba
12 18 (6.62%) TippingPoint
13 17 (6.25%) IBM
13 17 (6.25%) Tufin
14 16 (5.88%) FireEye
15 15 (5.51%) Oracle
16 13 (4.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 13 (4.78%) BMC
17 12 (4.41%) Dell
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