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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
UK / England
Rank 488 489 502
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 85 121 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 50
Median daily rate £488 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.69 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.62% -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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
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 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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
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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 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 -9 26 £463 - 13
South East +3 24 £506 +12.50% 2
North West +33 15 £600 +9.09% 1
East of England +9 10 £500 +53.84% 1
South West +10 3 £273 -35.88% 1
East Midlands +1 2 - -
Yorkshire +10 1 £260 -30.66% 1
West Midlands +6 1 £540 - 1
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 98 (45.79%) Cisco
2 73 (34.11%) Firewall
3 69 (32.24%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (27.57%) LAN
5 58 (27.10%) WAN
6 52 (24.30%) Finance
7 50 (23.36%) ITIL
8 48 (22.43%) Network Security
9 46 (21.50%) Windows
9 46 (21.50%) Juniper
10 38 (17.76%) CheckPoint
10 38 (17.76%) CCNP
10 38 (17.76%) Data Centre
11 35 (16.36%) Network Design
11 35 (16.36%) Telecoms
11 35 (16.36%) Degree
12 33 (15.42%) CCIE
12 33 (15.42%) Linux
13 32 (14.95%) DNS
14 31 (14.49%) Microsoft
15 30 (14.02%) Service Management
16 29 (13.55%) Wi-Fi
16 29 (13.55%) VPN
17 28 (13.08%) CCNA
17 28 (13.08%) TCP/IP
17 28 (13.08%) Security Cleared
17 28 (13.08%) F5
18 27 (12.62%) Migration
19 25 (11.68%) TOGAF
19 25 (11.68%) OSPF

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 (6.07%) Skype for Business
2 10 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.21%) Apache
4 8 (3.74%) JBoss
5 4 (1.87%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (7.94%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.74%) MS Office
4 2 (0.93%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.01%) Office 365
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.40%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (34.11%) Firewall
2 59 (27.57%) LAN
3 58 (27.10%) WAN
4 48 (22.43%) Network Security
5 32 (14.95%) DNS
6 29 (13.55%) VPN
6 29 (13.55%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (13.08%) TCP/IP
8 25 (11.68%) OSPF
9 20 (9.35%) Internet
10 19 (8.88%) DHCP
10 19 (8.88%) HTTP
11 18 (8.41%) 3G
11 18 (8.41%) BGP
11 18 (8.41%) VoIP
12 17 (7.94%) 4G
12 17 (7.94%) MPLS
13 15 (7.01%) IPsec
14 14 (6.54%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (6.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.40%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.93%) OLTP
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Calabash
1 1 (0.47%) Capybara
1 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.47%) Gradle
1 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 52 (24.30%) Finance
2 35 (16.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.80%) Legal
3 6 (2.80%) Marketing
4 5 (2.34%) Back Office
4 5 (2.34%) Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (42.99%) Architect
2 47 (21.96%) Network Engineer
3 42 (19.63%) Network Architect
4 28 (13.08%) Infrastructure Architect
5 19 (8.88%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (6.54%) Analyst
6 14 (6.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.61%) Security Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.21%) Network Analyst
9 9 (4.21%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.74%) Cisco Architect
11 7 (3.27%) Cisco Network Architect
11 7 (3.27%) Data Centre Architect
11 7 (3.27%) Migration Architect
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) Web Services
2 9 (4.21%) Middleware
3 6 (2.80%) SAML
3 6 (2.80%) SOAP
4 4 (1.87%) RESTful
5 2 (0.93%) JMS
5 2 (0.93%) XMPP
6 1 (0.47%) .NET
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) Core Data
6 1 (0.47%) Itk
6 1 (0.47%) J2EE
6 1 (0.47%) Mojolicious
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) REST
6 1 (0.47%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) XSD
6 1 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.76%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.01%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) PKI
6 5 (2.34%) IPTV
6 5 (2.34%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (2.34%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.87%) NHS
7 4 (1.87%) Replication
7 4 (1.87%) STB
8 3 (1.40%) Clustering
8 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.93%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.50%) Windows
2 33 (15.42%) Linux
3 18 (8.41%) Unix
4 13 (6.07%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.61%) Windows 10
6 11 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.21%) SUSE
7 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.34%) Solaris
9 4 (1.87%) Android
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.40%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.93%) AIX
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.36%) ITIL
2 35 (16.36%) Network Design
3 30 (14.02%) Service Management
4 27 (12.62%) Migration
5 25 (11.68%) TOGAF
6 23 (10.75%) Change Management
7 21 (9.81%) Project Management
8 15 (7.01%) ITIL V3
9 13 (6.07%) Information Security
9 13 (6.07%) PRINCE2
9 13 (6.07%) Security Operations
10 12 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.14%) BCP
11 11 (5.14%) Network Management
11 11 (5.14%) SOA
11 11 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.67%) UML
13 9 (4.21%) DevOps
13 9 (4.21%) Security Architecture
13 9 (4.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.68%) SQL
2 8 (3.74%) C
3 7 (3.27%) Java
4 5 (2.34%) Perl
5 4 (1.87%) Python
6 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.40%) VB
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) Lisp
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (32.24%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (17.76%) CCNP
3 35 (16.36%) Degree
4 33 (15.42%) CCIE
5 28 (13.08%) CCNA
5 28 (13.08%) Security Cleared
6 22 (10.28%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.61%) CCDA
8 11 (5.14%) JNCIA
9 8 (3.74%) CCDP
10 7 (3.27%) CCSP
10 7 (3.27%) CISSP
11 6 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.80%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.80%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.87%) CCDE
13 4 (1.87%) CISM
13 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.21%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.74%) PA-DSS
3 8 (3.74%) SLA
4 3 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.93%) COBIT
5 2 (0.93%) COSO
5 2 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.93%) HL7
5 2 (0.93%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.93%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.47%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.47%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.47%) QA
6 1 (0.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.87%) XenApp
5 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) NFS
7 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.47%) Samba
7 1 (0.47%) Snort
7 1 (0.47%) Squid
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.74%) SCCM
2 7 (3.27%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.34%) Nagios
5 4 (1.87%) OpenView
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.40%) SCOM
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.93%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.93%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.47%) Ansible
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.47%) OpenNebula
8 1 (0.47%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.47%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.47%) Puppet
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (45.79%) Cisco
2 46 (21.50%) Juniper
3 38 (17.76%) CheckPoint
4 31 (14.49%) Microsoft
5 28 (13.08%) F5
6 23 (10.75%) VMware
7 22 (10.28%) Palo Alto
8 19 (8.88%) Red Hat
9 17 (7.94%) Blue Coat
10 14 (6.54%) TippingPoint
11 12 (5.61%) Riverbed
12 11 (5.14%) FireEye
13 9 (4.21%) Dell
13 9 (4.21%) Oracle
14 8 (3.74%) Aruba
14 8 (3.74%) Gemalto
14 8 (3.74%) Kaspersky
14 8 (3.74%) NetApp
14 8 (3.74%) Splunk
14 8 (3.74%) Tripwire
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