The table below looks at the statistics for SNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNA over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 632 605 582
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -23
Contract jobs citing SNA 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.064% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £475 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £540 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - £339
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.30 -
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
7783 7710 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.27% 15.20% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4258 3619
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 426 377
Median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

SNA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNA within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 4 £500 +100.00%
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
SNA
UK

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SNA 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 SNA.

1 6 (42.86%) Scala
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) CouchDB
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 5 (35.71%) Parallel Processing
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Lucene
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) CICS
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Impala
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
3 4 (28.57%) Spark SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Sqoop
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Flume
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Palantir
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5

SNA
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 5 (35.71%) CICS
1 5 (35.71%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) CouchDB
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 4 (28.57%) Impala
3 4 (28.57%) Spark SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Sqoop
4 1 (7.14%) Adabas
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Protractor
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Scala Developer
3 2 (14.29%) CICS Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Lucene
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) D3.js
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) APPC
3 2 (14.29%) GraphX
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (7.14%) ISPF
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) SVG
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) WebGL
4 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.14%) Social Network
3 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) zOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) BDD
1 5 (35.71%) Parallel Processing
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
1 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Scala
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) JCL
4 1 (7.14%) REXX
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Flume
2 3 (21.43%) RACF
3 1 (7.14%) ACF2
3 1 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Palantir
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) 3Com
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Nortel
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed