The table below looks at the statistics for SNA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNA over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SNA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
599 436 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.75% 13.47% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 215 173
Average daily rate £405 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.13 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £31.56
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 the North West

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

SNA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SNA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SNA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SNA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SNA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SNA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) APPC
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

SNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) APPC
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM