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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 500 489 507
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 121 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 42
Median daily rate £450 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £123 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.35% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £45.42 £33.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.62% +131.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £33.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.60 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.42 £33.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+37.62% +131.57%
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
41638 40050 39311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.70% 79.08% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27840 25369 24942
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1170 1165
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
South East +10 57 £450 +176.92% 8
London -13 33 £475 -2.56% 14
North West -8 7 £325 -17.46%
South West +3 6 £374 -12.05% 2
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
East of England +3 3 £350 -26.31% 2
Yorkshire -6 3 £350 +185.71% 3
West Midlands -12 2 - - 2
North East - 1 £350 -
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 103 (41.37%) Cisco
2 85 (34.14%) Firewall
3 66 (26.51%) Windows
4 57 (22.89%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (20.48%) WAN
6 50 (20.08%) Telecoms
7 45 (18.07%) LAN
8 43 (17.27%) Linux
8 43 (17.27%) Data Centre
9 41 (16.47%) Juniper
10 40 (16.06%) Microsoft
10 40 (16.06%) Degree
11 34 (13.65%) Wireless
11 34 (13.65%) VMware
12 33 (13.25%) Network Design
12 33 (13.25%) CCIE
13 32 (12.85%) Security Cleared
14 31 (12.45%) Unix
14 31 (12.45%) DNS
15 30 (12.05%) Finance
15 30 (12.05%) Migration
16 29 (11.65%) Internet
16 29 (11.65%) BGP
16 29 (11.65%) Network Security
16 29 (11.65%) Windows Server
17 28 (11.24%) SC Cleared
18 27 (10.84%) OSPF
19 25 (10.04%) MPLS
19 25 (10.04%) 3G
19 25 (10.04%) VPN

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 7 (2.81%) IIS
2 6 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (0.80%) CMS
4 2 (0.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) Node.js
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.81%) MS Office
2 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.61%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.80%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (34.14%) Firewall
2 51 (20.48%) WAN
3 45 (18.07%) LAN
4 34 (13.65%) Wireless
5 31 (12.45%) DNS
6 29 (11.65%) BGP
6 29 (11.65%) Internet
6 29 (11.65%) Network Security
7 27 (10.84%) OSPF
8 25 (10.04%) 3G
8 25 (10.04%) MPLS
8 25 (10.04%) VPN
9 22 (8.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 22 (8.84%) TCP/IP
10 19 (7.63%) DHCP
10 19 (7.63%) LTE
11 18 (7.23%) HTTP
12 17 (6.83%) 4G
12 17 (6.83%) IPsec
13 16 (6.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.20%) Big Data
3 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.40%) Calabash
2 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (20.08%) Telecoms
2 30 (12.05%) Finance
3 10 (4.02%) Retail
4 7 (2.81%) Back Office
5 6 (2.41%) Banking
5 6 (2.41%) Legal
6 5 (2.01%) Billing
7 4 (1.61%) Local Government
8 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Avionics
9 2 (0.80%) French Language
9 2 (0.80%) German Language
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (40.56%) Architect
2 61 (24.50%) Network Architect
3 42 (16.87%) Network Engineer
4 21 (8.43%) Consultant
4 21 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (6.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (5.22%) Security Engineer
8 12 (4.82%) Analyst
8 12 (4.82%) Security Consultant
9 11 (4.42%) Data Engineer
9 11 (4.42%) Designer
9 11 (4.42%) Security Architect
10 10 (4.02%) Principal Architect
10 10 (4.02%) Senior Architect
11 9 (3.61%) Network Designer
11 9 (3.61%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.21%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.82%) Web Services
2 6 (2.41%) RESTful
3 5 (2.01%) Middleware
3 5 (2.01%) SOAP
4 4 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (1.20%) XML
6 2 (0.80%) HTML
7 1 (0.40%) Ajax
7 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) Dojo
7 1 (0.40%) HTML5
7 1 (0.40%) JSON
7 1 (0.40%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.40%) React
7 1 (0.40%) REST
7 1 (0.40%) RFC 2547
7 1 (0.40%) Spring
7 1 (0.40%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.27%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.04%) PKI
3 15 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.81%) CESG
6 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.01%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.01%) DTV
7 5 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.01%) IPTV
7 5 (2.01%) iSeries
7 5 (2.01%) User Experience
7 5 (2.01%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.20%) NHS
8 3 (1.20%) Statistics
9 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 66 (26.51%) Windows
2 43 (17.27%) Linux
3 31 (12.45%) Unix
4 29 (11.65%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.21%) Solaris
8 7 (2.81%) SUSE
8 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.41%) AIX
10 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.61%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.40%) CatOS
11 1 (0.40%) Debian
11 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.25%) Network Design
2 30 (12.05%) Migration
3 24 (9.64%) ITIL
4 20 (8.03%) Security Management
5 18 (7.23%) Project Management
6 17 (6.83%) Change Management
6 17 (6.83%) Identity Management
7 15 (6.02%) Information Security
8 14 (5.62%) Service Delivery
8 14 (5.62%) SIEM
9 13 (5.22%) Security Architecture
10 12 (4.82%) Network Management
11 11 (4.42%) Service Management
11 11 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (4.02%) TOGAF
13 9 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (3.61%) High Availability
13 9 (3.61%) Programme Management
14 8 (3.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.43%) SQL
2 8 (3.21%) C
3 6 (2.41%) Lisp
4 4 (1.61%) C++
4 4 (1.61%) Java
4 4 (1.61%) Perl
4 4 (1.61%) Python
5 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.80%) Ruby
5 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (22.89%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (16.06%) Degree
3 33 (13.25%) CCIE
4 32 (12.85%) Security Cleared
5 28 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 23 (9.24%) CCNP
7 20 (8.03%) CCNA
8 18 (7.23%) CISSP
9 8 (3.21%) JNCIA
9 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.81%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (2.81%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.81%) JNCIP
10 7 (2.81%) MCSE
11 6 (2.41%) CCDA
11 6 (2.41%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.01%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (2.01%) CLAS
12 5 (2.01%) GCIA
12 5 (2.01%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.83%) SLA
2 10 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.61%) COBIT
4 4 (1.61%) COSO
4 4 (1.61%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 17 (6.83%) ISA Server
2 16 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.43%) UAG
3 14 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.01%) vCloud
6 4 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.80%) NFS
8 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.80%) XenServer
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.43%) WSUS
2 8 (3.21%) OPNET
3 6 (2.41%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (0.80%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.40%) AppManager
5 1 (0.40%) Cacti
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.40%) Netcool
5 1 (0.40%) OpenView
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 103 (41.37%) Cisco
2 41 (16.47%) Juniper
3 40 (16.06%) Microsoft
4 34 (13.65%) VMware
5 21 (8.43%) CheckPoint
6 20 (8.03%) SolarWinds
7 19 (7.63%) Riverbed
8 16 (6.43%) F5
8 16 (6.43%) Huawei
9 14 (5.62%) IBM
10 13 (5.22%) HP
10 13 (5.22%) Oracle
11 12 (4.82%) Citrix
12 10 (4.02%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.61%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.21%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.81%) Dell
15 7 (2.81%) Nokia Networks
16 6 (2.41%) Nokia
17 5 (2.01%) Intel Security
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