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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 423 450 412
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -38
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 171 113 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 48
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £243 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £650 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £419 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.49% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £35.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -11.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -67.50%
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +10 66 £475 +5.55% 12
South East +2 51 £413 -13.15% 14
West Midlands -3 23 £215 -47.87% 3
East of England -15 11 £400 -5.88% 3
South West -27 8 £650 - 4
East Midlands +3 3 £425 +32.81% 2
North West -12 1 £575 +79.68% 1
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Network Architecture
UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 122 (40.13%) Cisco
2 119 (39.14%) Firewall
3 115 (37.83%) Telecoms
4 96 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (25.33%) LAN
6 75 (24.67%) WAN
7 71 (23.36%) Security Cleared
8 62 (20.39%) Network Design
9 56 (18.42%) LTE
10 54 (17.76%) Network Security
10 54 (17.76%) CCNP
10 54 (17.76%) Juniper
11 53 (17.43%) CheckPoint
12 49 (16.12%) 3G
12 49 (16.12%) VPN
12 49 (16.12%) SC Cleared
13 48 (15.79%) Migration
13 48 (15.79%) MPLS
14 46 (15.13%) OSPF
14 46 (15.13%) BGP
15 42 (13.82%) Network Management
16 40 (13.16%) VoIP
17 39 (12.83%) DNS
18 38 (12.50%) Active Directory
18 38 (12.50%) Finance
18 38 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (12.50%) Load Balancing
19 37 (12.17%) Network Monitoring
20 36 (11.84%) CCNA
21 35 (11.51%) Nokia

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (3.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.99%) IIS
3 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.66%) Apache
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 17 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.93%) MS Office
3 10 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.30%) MS Project
5 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.28%) IaaS
2 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.64%) SaaS
3 5 (1.64%) PaaS
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (39.14%) Firewall
2 77 (25.33%) LAN
3 75 (24.67%) WAN
4 56 (18.42%) LTE
5 54 (17.76%) Network Security
6 49 (16.12%) VPN
6 49 (16.12%) 3G
7 48 (15.79%) MPLS
8 46 (15.13%) OSPF
8 46 (15.13%) BGP
9 40 (13.16%) VoIP
10 39 (12.83%) DNS
11 38 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (10.53%) 4G
12 32 (10.53%) UMTS
12 32 (10.53%) IPsec
13 31 (10.20%) DHCP
14 25 (8.22%) Wireless
15 23 (7.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (7.24%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.97%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) MySQL
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.66%) MS Access
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) DTS
6 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.99%) JIRA
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.33%) Calabash
General
1 115 (37.83%) Telecoms
2 38 (12.50%) Finance
3 18 (5.92%) Retail
4 11 (3.62%) Local Government
5 10 (3.29%) Marketing
6 6 (1.97%) Billing
6 6 (1.97%) Legal
7 4 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.32%) Banking
8 3 (0.99%) Military
8 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.99%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Law
8 3 (0.99%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 93 (30.59%) Architect
2 49 (16.12%) Network Engineer
3 25 (8.22%) Consultant
3 25 (8.22%) Network Architect
4 23 (7.57%) Analyst
5 21 (6.91%) Security Architect
5 21 (6.91%) Network Specialist
6 20 (6.58%) Technical Architect
6 20 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.92%) Design Engineer
8 15 (4.93%) Network Consultant
8 15 (4.93%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.28%) Network Analyst
10 11 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (3.62%) Network Manager
11 10 (3.29%) Security Engineer
11 10 (3.29%) Monitoring Specialist
12 9 (2.96%) Enterprise Architect
13 7 (2.30%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.61%) CSS
2 12 (3.95%) Middleware
3 11 (3.62%) Web Services
4 8 (2.63%) .NET
5 6 (1.97%) WebCenter
5 6 (1.97%) REST
6 4 (1.32%) Java EE
6 4 (1.32%) J2EE
7 3 (0.99%) LAMP
7 3 (0.99%) RESTful
8 2 (0.66%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.66%) Spring
8 2 (0.66%) JSON
8 2 (0.66%) JSP
8 2 (0.66%) SOAP
8 2 (0.66%) XML
8 2 (0.66%) WAP
9 1 (0.33%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.28%) Visualisation
2 13 (4.28%) User Experience
3 9 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.63%) PKI
4 8 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.32%) Open Source
5 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.99%) CESG
7 2 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.66%) DTV
7 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) Blog
7 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.66%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.22%) Windows
2 20 (6.58%) Linux
3 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.63%) CentOS
4 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.63%) UNIX
5 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.99%) SUSE
8 2 (0.66%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.39%) Network Design
2 48 (15.79%) Migration
3 42 (13.82%) Network Management
4 38 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 37 (12.17%) Network Monitoring
6 33 (10.86%) ITIL
7 31 (10.20%) Project Management
8 24 (7.89%) SOA
9 23 (7.57%) Validation
9 23 (7.57%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (6.91%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (4.61%) Network Planning
11 14 (4.61%) Change Control
12 13 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.95%) Information Security
13 12 (3.95%) Change Management
14 11 (3.62%) Asset Management
15 10 (3.29%) Security Architecture
16 9 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (2.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.22%) SQL
2 17 (5.59%) Java
3 11 (3.62%) C
4 8 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.64%) Perl
6 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.99%) VBScript
8 2 (0.66%) VB
8 2 (0.66%) Ruby
8 2 (0.66%) Erlang
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 96 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (23.36%) Security Cleared
3 54 (17.76%) CCNP
4 49 (16.12%) SC Cleared
5 36 (11.84%) CCNA
6 35 (11.51%) Degree
7 28 (9.21%) CCIE
8 17 (5.59%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.96%) CCDP
10 7 (2.30%) CISSP
11 5 (1.64%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.32%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.32%) CCSE
12 4 (1.32%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.32%) ISEB
12 4 (1.32%) CCSA
13 3 (0.99%) CCDA
13 3 (0.99%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.57%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.32%) COBIT
4 3 (0.99%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.97%) vSphere
4 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.28%) OPNET
2 9 (2.96%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.64%) SCCM
4 5 (1.64%) SCOM
4 5 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.64%) SCDPM
5 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.66%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 122 (40.13%) Cisco
2 54 (17.76%) Juniper
3 53 (17.43%) CheckPoint
4 35 (11.51%) Nokia
5 28 (9.21%) Huawei
6 24 (7.89%) Oracle
7 22 (7.24%) Microsoft
7 22 (7.24%) F5
8 21 (6.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 17 (5.59%) VMware
10 15 (4.93%) Ericsson
11 14 (4.61%) SolarWinds
12 13 (4.28%) Riverbed
12 13 (4.28%) BMC
13 12 (3.95%) Fortinet
14 11 (3.62%) Redback
14 11 (3.62%) Radware
14 11 (3.62%) HP
15 10 (3.29%) BT
16 8 (2.63%) Blue Coat
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