The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 594 583 565
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing SNA 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.11% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate £635 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.41% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £304 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £485 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £349 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
SNA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6854 7032 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 14.99% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4088 3973 3220
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 404 361
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNA across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SNA Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 SNA within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 7 £643 +28.50%
South East -1 1 £388 +10.95%
SNA
UK

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (43.75%) Unix
1 7 (43.75%) Scala
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 7 (43.75%) Parallel Processing
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 6 (37.50%) Sqoop
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Flume
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (37.50%) Impala
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 6 (37.50%) Spark SQL
2 6 (37.50%) CouchDB
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Lucene
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) SAS
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) OSPF
3 5 (31.25%) BGP
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) QA

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
1 6 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (31.25%) SAS
3 4 (25.00%) CICS
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) BGP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) OSPF
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) Converged Networks
4 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 6 (37.50%) CouchDB
2 6 (37.50%) Impala
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) Spark SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Sqoop
3 1 (6.25%) Adabas
3 1 (6.25%) DataStage
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Scala Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Lucene
2 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) D3.js
2 4 (25.00%) GraphX
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) APPC
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Social Network
3 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 2 (12.50%) VSAM
4 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.25%) EFT
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) zOS
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Parallel Processing
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Scala
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL
5 1 (6.25%) JCL
5 1 (6.25%) REXX
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) CCSA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCDA
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCIP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Apache Flume
2 4 (25.00%) RACF
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (6.25%) ACF2
4 1 (6.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) Palantir
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) 3Com
4 1 (6.25%) Akamai
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Nortel
4 1 (6.25%) Radware
4 1 (6.25%) VMware