The table below looks at the statistics for SNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNA over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 402 411 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing SNA 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.019% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £650 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £349 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
SNA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SNA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SNA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SNA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SNA Daily Rate Trend in London

SNA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SNA Hourly Rate Trend in London

SNA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNA within the London region over the 3 months to 10 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
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
SNA
England

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (70.00%) Scala
1 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (70.00%) Parallel Processing
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
2 6 (60.00%) Sqoop
2 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Flume
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (60.00%) Spark SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Impala
2 6 (60.00%) CouchDB
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Lucene
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) SAS
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Palantir
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) D3.js
4 4 (40.00%) GraphX

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (60.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (50.00%) SAS
3 1 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) BGP
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) OSPF
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
1 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (60.00%) CouchDB
2 6 (60.00%) Impala
2 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (60.00%) Spark SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Sqoop
3 1 (10.00%) Adabas
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Scala Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Lucene
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) D3.js
2 4 (40.00%) GraphX
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Social Network
2 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Parallel Processing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Scala
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) REXX
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCDA
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCIP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (10.00%) ACF2
2 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Palantir
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) 3Com
3 1 (10.00%) Akamai
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Radware