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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 572 563 537
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Contract jobs citing SNA 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.14% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
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£250 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £339 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.30 - -
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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
7610 6596 6712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.02% 13.30% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4218 3558 3455
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 365 546
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +2 7 £250 +78.57%
North West - 1 - - 1
SNA
UK

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) SAS
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 5 (33.33%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (26.67%) NetIQ
4 4 (26.67%) APPC
4 4 (26.67%) APPN
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) AS400
4 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) COBOL
4 4 (26.67%) RPG
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) DB2
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) FTP
4 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) IBM Certification
4 4 (26.67%) i5/OS
4 4 (26.67%) iSeries
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) APPN
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) FTP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) IPX
3 3 (20.00%) IPX/SPX
3 3 (20.00%) ATM
3 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) X.25
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Sqoop
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Impala
2 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) SAS Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) APPC
2 2 (13.33%) Lucene
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) GraphX
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) D3.js
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) AS400
1 4 (26.67%) iSeries
2 3 (20.00%) Social Network
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (26.67%) i5/OS
1 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) OS/400
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) zOS
4 1 (6.67%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Business Development
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
1 4 (26.67%) COBOL
1 4 (26.67%) RPG
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Spark SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) PowerHA
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) NetIQ
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Palantir
4 1 (6.67%) Syncsort
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
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