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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 411 427 420
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing SNA 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3173 3091 3685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.32% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 2003 2216
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 88 176
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SNA across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SNA Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (40.00%) Siemens
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Social Network
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) i2
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Social Network
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) i2