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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 577 566 553
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing SNA 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.058% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
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£450 £238 £174
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% +36.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £278 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SNA
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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
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 12 £470 -
North West -23 4 £425 - 1
East Midlands +1 2 £331 -
SNA
UK

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (80.77%) TCP/IP
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) CCNP
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) CCNA
6 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 9 (34.62%) OSPF
7 9 (34.62%) BGP
8 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 8 (30.77%) CCDA
8 8 (30.77%) CCIE
8 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 8 (30.77%) DHCP
9 7 (26.92%) SNMP
9 7 (26.92%) CCIP
9 7 (26.92%) X.25
9 7 (26.92%) Radware
9 7 (26.92%) CCSA
9 7 (26.92%) Network Security
9 7 (26.92%) Akamai
9 7 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (23.08%) Wireless
10 6 (23.08%) Frame Relay
10 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
10 6 (23.08%) IBM
10 6 (23.08%) FTP
10 6 (23.08%) IPX
10 6 (23.08%) ATM

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (15.38%) SAS
1 4 (15.38%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) OSPF
3 9 (34.62%) BGP
4 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) SNMP
5 7 (26.92%) X.25
5 7 (26.92%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
6 6 (23.08%) Frame Relay
6 6 (23.08%) FTP
6 6 (23.08%) IPX
6 6 (23.08%) ATM
7 5 (19.23%) SMS
7 5 (19.23%) IPX/SPX
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (15.38%) SMTP
9 3 (11.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Sqoop
2 1 (3.85%) Impala
2 1 (3.85%) DataStage
General
1 5 (19.23%) Spanish Language
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) SAS Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Lucene
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) D3.js
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) GraphX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
3 4 (15.38%) VSAM
3 4 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) EFT
5 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (3.85%) Social Network
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) zOS
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) OS/390
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Tcl
2 2 (7.69%) JCL
2 2 (7.69%) Ruby
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) Spark SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) CCNP
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNA
3 8 (30.77%) CCDA
3 8 (30.77%) CCIE
4 7 (26.92%) CCSA
4 7 (26.92%) CCIP
5 1 (3.85%) CCDP
5 1 (3.85%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) RACF
2 4 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (15.38%) zSecure
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 7 (26.92%) Radware
3 7 (26.92%) Akamai
4 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 4 (15.38%) CA
6 3 (11.54%) Nortel
6 3 (11.54%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) 3Com
7 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.85%) Syncsort
8 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.85%) Palantir
8 1 (3.85%) VMware
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.85%) Compaq
8 1 (3.85%) Intel
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