The first table below looks at the demand for SNA 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 SNA over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Communications & Networking 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 548 546 565
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing SNA 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.072% 0.047% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£188 £174 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6901 6383 8288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.98% 13.70% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3411 3764
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 422 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SNA
UK

SNA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SNA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SNA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SNA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SNA across the England region.

SNA Daily Rate Trend in England

SNA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SNA across the England region.

SNA Hourly Rate Trend in England

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SNA 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 SNA.

1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) zOS
3 5 (35.71%) X.25
4 4 (28.57%) REXX
4 4 (28.57%) JCL
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 3 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (21.43%) PPP
5 3 (21.43%) Siemens
5 3 (21.43%) SMS
5 3 (21.43%) ATM
5 3 (21.43%) ISDN
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) OS/390
5 3 (21.43%) SONET
5 3 (21.43%) APPN
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) IGRP
5 3 (21.43%) RACF
5 3 (21.43%) FDDI
5 3 (21.43%) SMDS
5 3 (21.43%) Frame Relay
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SNA 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 SNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) X.25
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) PPP
4 3 (21.43%) SMS
4 3 (21.43%) ATM
4 3 (21.43%) ISDN
4 3 (21.43%) SONET
4 3 (21.43%) APPN
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) IGRP
4 3 (21.43%) FDDI
4 3 (21.43%) SMDS
4 3 (21.43%) Frame Relay
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Telnet
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) FTP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Social Network
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) zOS
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) OS/390
3 2 (14.29%) MVS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) REXX
1 4 (28.57%) JCL
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCIP
3 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Siemens
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.14%) Syncsort
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) i2
5 1 (7.14%) Intel
5 1 (7.14%) Nortel
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