The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 435 473 439
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -34
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 135 69 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 62
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£400 £415 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £552 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% -38.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36754 34094 37574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.30% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23188 21156 22089
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 994 1361
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Network Architecture
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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
South East +51 79 £425 +2.40% 9
London +16 38 £429 -14.20% 14
East of England -23 9 £263 -35.97% 3
Yorkshire +6 2 £345 +15.00% 2
North West -8 2 - -
West Midlands -13 2 £338 - 2
Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Network Architecture
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Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 85 (37.44%) Telecoms
2 74 (32.60%) Cisco
3 63 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (25.11%) Firewall
5 56 (24.67%) 3G
6 50 (22.03%) WAN
7 47 (20.70%) LAN
7 47 (20.70%) 4G
8 44 (19.38%) MPLS
9 42 (18.50%) CCNP
10 41 (18.06%) VPN
11 39 (17.18%) LTE
12 37 (16.30%) 2G
13 33 (14.54%) Network Design
14 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
15 31 (13.66%) IPsec
15 31 (13.66%) Finance
15 31 (13.66%) Migration
16 30 (13.22%) Network Security
17 29 (12.78%) Project Management
18 28 (12.33%) Juniper
18 28 (12.33%) Degree
18 28 (12.33%) Load Balancing
19 27 (11.89%) CCIE
19 27 (11.89%) ITIL
20 26 (11.45%) CheckPoint
20 26 (11.45%) Wireless
20 26 (11.45%) Security Cleared
21 25 (11.01%) Cisco ASA
22 24 (10.57%) OSPF

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.32%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.32%) IIS
2 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.88%) Lync
3 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.88%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.73%) MS Office
3 9 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.20%) MS Project
5 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) IaaS
2 3 (1.32%) PaaS
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.11%) Firewall
2 56 (24.67%) 3G
3 50 (22.03%) WAN
4 47 (20.70%) LAN
4 47 (20.70%) 4G
5 44 (19.38%) MPLS
6 41 (18.06%) VPN
7 39 (17.18%) LTE
8 37 (16.30%) 2G
9 31 (13.66%) IPsec
10 30 (13.22%) Network Security
11 26 (11.45%) Wireless
12 25 (11.01%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (10.57%) OSPF
13 24 (10.57%) DNS
14 23 (10.13%) VoIP
14 23 (10.13%) BGP
15 21 (9.25%) GSM
15 21 (9.25%) TCP/IP
16 20 (8.81%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.88%) MS Access
4 2 (0.88%) MySQL
4 2 (0.88%) DTS
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 85 (37.44%) Telecoms
2 31 (13.66%) Finance
3 6 (2.64%) Marketing
4 5 (2.20%) Retail
4 5 (2.20%) Front Office
5 4 (1.76%) Billing
6 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Local Government
6 3 (1.32%) Military
6 3 (1.32%) Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Electronics
6 3 (1.32%) Legal
6 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 68 (29.96%) Architect
2 32 (14.10%) Consultant
3 26 (11.45%) Network Engineer
4 21 (9.25%) Network Architect
5 18 (7.93%) Technical Architect
6 16 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.73%) Network Consultant
8 13 (5.73%) Design Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) Analyst
10 8 (3.52%) Security Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) Security Architect
11 6 (2.64%) Network Specialist
12 5 (2.20%) Implementation Engineer
13 4 (1.76%) PMO Manager
13 4 (1.76%) Designer
13 4 (1.76%) Planning Manager
13 4 (1.76%) IP Engineer
13 4 (1.76%) Senior Architect
13 4 (1.76%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.08%) .NET
1 7 (3.08%) Web Services
2 6 (2.64%) WebCenter
2 6 (2.64%) REST
3 4 (1.76%) Middleware
4 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.88%) Spring
4 2 (0.88%) Java EE
4 2 (0.88%) JSON
4 2 (0.88%) MDX
4 2 (0.88%) J2EE
4 2 (0.88%) JSP
4 2 (0.88%) SOAP
4 2 (0.88%) WebRTC
4 2 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.76%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.88%) PMI
6 2 (0.88%) W3C
6 2 (0.88%) DTV
6 2 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.88%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.57%) Windows
2 7 (3.08%) Linux
3 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.32%) UNIX
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) Debian
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.54%) Network Design
2 31 (13.66%) Migration
3 29 (12.78%) Project Management
4 28 (12.33%) Load Balancing
5 27 (11.89%) ITIL
6 23 (10.13%) Change Management
7 21 (9.25%) Network Management
8 20 (8.81%) SOA
9 19 (8.37%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (7.93%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (7.49%) Problem Management
12 15 (6.61%) SIEM
12 15 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.61%) Change Control
13 14 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (4.41%) Validation
16 9 (3.96%) Business Continuity
16 9 (3.96%) Data Migration
17 7 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.17%) Java
2 10 (4.41%) SQL
3 9 (3.96%) C
4 2 (0.88%) Perl
4 2 (0.88%) VBScript
4 2 (0.88%) VB
4 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.44%) Erlang
5 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.44%) VBA
5 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (18.50%) CCNP
3 28 (12.33%) Degree
4 27 (11.89%) CCIE
5 26 (11.45%) Security Cleared
6 22 (9.69%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.85%) CCDP
8 10 (4.41%) CCNA
9 6 (2.64%) JNCIP
10 5 (2.20%) CISSP
11 4 (1.76%) CISA
11 4 (1.76%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.32%) ISEB
12 3 (1.32%) CCIP
13 2 (0.88%) CISM
13 2 (0.88%) CCSA
13 2 (0.88%) CCSE
13 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) SLA
2 6 (2.64%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (10.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Hyperic
2 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 74 (32.60%) Cisco
2 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 28 (12.33%) Juniper
4 26 (11.45%) CheckPoint
5 20 (8.81%) Oracle
6 16 (7.05%) Huawei
7 15 (6.61%) Nokia
8 13 (5.73%) CA
8 13 (5.73%) F5
9 11 (4.85%) Ericsson
9 11 (4.85%) Redback
10 10 (4.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 9 (3.96%) Blue Coat
12 8 (3.52%) McAfee
13 7 (3.08%) Radware
14 6 (2.64%) VMware
14 6 (2.64%) SAP
15 5 (2.20%) HP
15 5 (2.20%) Avaya
15 5 (2.20%) Mitel
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