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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
UK / England
Rank 471 455 484
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 94 140 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 78 71
Median daily rate £500 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.75% -

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
34168 38153 36576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.03% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22805 25059 24007
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1101 978
Median hourly rate £33.86 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -14 36 £475 -3.79% 5
South East -3 27 £525 +16.66% 1
North West +27 15 £600 +26.31% 1
East of England +5 6 £450 +22.03% 1
East Midlands +3 4 - -
South West +8 3 £273 -33.93% 2
West Midlands -6 2 £540 - 1
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 105 (46.46%) Cisco
2 75 (33.19%) Firewall
3 72 (31.86%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (27.43%) WAN
5 58 (25.66%) Juniper
5 58 (25.66%) LAN
5 58 (25.66%) Finance
6 52 (23.01%) ITIL
7 50 (22.12%) Windows
8 48 (21.24%) Network Security
9 41 (18.14%) CCNP
9 41 (18.14%) Network Design
10 40 (17.70%) CheckPoint
11 37 (16.37%) Data Centre
12 36 (15.93%) Telecoms
13 35 (15.49%) CCIE
13 35 (15.49%) Linux
14 33 (14.60%) Microsoft
15 32 (14.16%) Security Cleared
16 31 (13.72%) CCNA
16 31 (13.72%) TCP/IP
17 30 (13.27%) F5
18 29 (12.83%) Migration
18 29 (12.83%) VMware
18 29 (12.83%) Service Management
18 29 (12.83%) DNS
19 28 (12.39%) SQL
19 28 (12.39%) OSPF
19 28 (12.39%) Degree
20 27 (11.95%) Wi-Fi

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 12 (5.31%) Skype for Business
2 11 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.10%) Apache
3 7 (3.10%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.65%) JBoss
5 4 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (7.52%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.65%) MS Office
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.08%) Office 365
2 13 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.21%) SaaS
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (33.19%) Firewall
2 62 (27.43%) WAN
3 58 (25.66%) LAN
4 48 (21.24%) Network Security
5 31 (13.72%) TCP/IP
6 29 (12.83%) DNS
7 28 (12.39%) OSPF
8 27 (11.95%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (11.50%) VPN
10 23 (10.18%) BGP
11 21 (9.29%) 3G
12 19 (8.41%) HTTP
12 19 (8.41%) Internet
12 19 (8.41%) VoIP
13 18 (7.96%) DHCP
14 17 (7.52%) IPsec
14 17 (7.52%) MPLS
15 16 (7.08%) 4G
16 15 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (5.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.10%) MySQL
2 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.65%) OLTP
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (25.66%) Finance
2 36 (15.93%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.54%) Marketing
4 6 (2.65%) Back Office
4 6 (2.65%) Banking
4 6 (2.65%) Legal
5 5 (2.21%) Billing
6 3 (1.33%) Military
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Law
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 99 (43.81%) Architect
2 56 (24.78%) Network Engineer
3 46 (20.35%) Network Architect
4 31 (13.72%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (7.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (7.52%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) Security Engineer
8 11 (4.87%) Analyst
8 11 (4.87%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Senior Architect
9 10 (4.42%) Senior Network Architect
10 9 (3.98%) Juniper Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.54%) Data Architect
11 8 (3.54%) Network Specialist
12 7 (3.10%) Cisco Architect
12 7 (3.10%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.65%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) Web Services
2 13 (5.75%) Middleware
3 10 (4.42%) SAML
4 6 (2.65%) SOAP
5 4 (1.77%) RESTful
6 2 (0.88%) CSS
6 2 (0.88%) JMS
6 2 (0.88%) Mojolicious
6 2 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) .NET
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.44%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) REST
7 1 (0.44%) SPML
7 1 (0.44%) XML
7 1 (0.44%) XSD
7 1 (0.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.42%) PKI
5 8 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.10%) Statistics
7 6 (2.65%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.77%) IPTV
8 4 (1.77%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.77%) Replication
8 4 (1.77%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.33%) Clustering
9 3 (1.33%) STB
9 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.12%) Windows
2 35 (15.49%) Linux
3 18 (7.96%) Unix
4 17 (7.52%) Windows Server
5 15 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.87%) SUSE
7 11 (4.87%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.98%) Solaris
9 4 (1.77%) Android
9 4 (1.77%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.88%) AIX
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.01%) ITIL
2 41 (18.14%) Network Design
3 29 (12.83%) Migration
3 29 (12.83%) Service Management
4 26 (11.50%) TOGAF
5 21 (9.29%) Change Management
5 21 (9.29%) Project Management
6 18 (7.96%) Network Management
7 17 (7.52%) ITIL V3
8 16 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.08%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.75%) Information Security
9 13 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.87%) BCP
10 11 (4.87%) Security Architecture
10 11 (4.87%) Security Operations
11 10 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (3.98%) SOA
12 9 (3.98%) UML
13 8 (3.54%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.39%) SQL
2 11 (4.87%) Java
3 8 (3.54%) C
4 6 (2.65%) Perl
5 5 (2.21%) Python
6 4 (1.77%) C++
7 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.33%) VB
8 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) Delphi
9 1 (0.44%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 72 (31.86%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (18.14%) CCNP
3 35 (15.49%) CCIE
4 32 (14.16%) Security Cleared
5 31 (13.72%) CCNA
6 28 (12.39%) Degree
7 26 (11.50%) SC Cleared
8 13 (5.75%) CCDA
9 11 (4.87%) JNCIA
10 9 (3.98%) CCDP
10 9 (3.98%) CISSP
11 7 (3.10%) CCSP
11 7 (3.10%) JNCIP
11 7 (3.10%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (2.21%) CISM
13 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.50%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.65%) PA-DSS
3 6 (2.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) COBIT
4 2 (0.88%) COSO
4 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.88%) RMADS
4 2 (0.88%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.44%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.44%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 24 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.96%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.77%) XenApp
6 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.88%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.44%) Samba
8 1 (0.44%) Snort
8 1 (0.44%) Squid
8 1 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.98%) OpenView
1 9 (3.98%) SCCM
2 7 (3.10%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.65%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.21%) Nagios
5 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.88%) Ansible
6 2 (0.88%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.88%) OPNET
6 2 (0.88%) Puppet
6 2 (0.88%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.44%) Nessus
7 1 (0.44%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.44%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 105 (46.46%) Cisco
2 58 (25.66%) Juniper
3 40 (17.70%) CheckPoint
4 33 (14.60%) Microsoft
5 30 (13.27%) F5
6 29 (12.83%) VMware
7 24 (10.62%) Palo Alto
8 19 (8.41%) Red Hat
9 18 (7.96%) Riverbed
10 17 (7.52%) Blue Coat
11 14 (6.19%) TippingPoint
12 13 (5.75%) Oracle
13 11 (4.87%) Dell
13 11 (4.87%) FireEye
13 11 (4.87%) IBM
14 8 (3.54%) Aruba
14 8 (3.54%) BMC
15 7 (3.10%) SolarWinds
16 6 (2.65%) Huawei
16 6 (2.65%) Kaspersky
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