The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 181 221 199
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -22
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 65 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.34% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £394 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+395.45% -72.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.50 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+147.72% -45.00%
Network Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6779 6421 6981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.09% 72.27% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3810 3523 3322
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 251 333
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.69 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architecture across the South East region.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the South East region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +41 45 £375 -3.22% 4
Hampshire -6 10 £425 -5.55%
Surrey +3 7 £481 - 2
West Sussex +2 1 £513 -16.66%
Thames Valley - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Network Architecture 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 Network Architecture.

1 54 (49.09%) Telecoms
2 41 (37.27%) 3G
3 35 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (30.00%) Cisco
4 33 (30.00%) LTE
5 31 (28.18%) 4G
6 28 (25.45%) Firewall
7 27 (24.55%) VPN
8 26 (23.64%) MPLS
9 24 (21.82%) 2G
10 22 (20.00%) IPsec
11 21 (19.09%) CCNP
11 21 (19.09%) Degree
12 20 (18.18%) Network Design
12 20 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 20 (18.18%) WAN
12 20 (18.18%) Project Management
13 19 (17.27%) VoIP
13 19 (17.27%) Load Balancing
13 19 (17.27%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (16.36%) SOA
15 17 (15.45%) LAN
15 17 (15.45%) SLA
15 17 (15.45%) Juniper
15 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
15 17 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (14.55%) Oracle
17 15 (13.64%) Nokia
17 15 (13.64%) CCIE
17 15 (13.64%) UMTS

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Network Architecture 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 Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Office
2 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.27%) 3G
2 33 (30.00%) LTE
3 31 (28.18%) 4G
4 28 (25.45%) Firewall
5 27 (24.55%) VPN
6 26 (23.64%) MPLS
7 24 (21.82%) 2G
8 22 (20.00%) IPsec
9 20 (18.18%) WAN
10 19 (17.27%) VoIP
11 17 (15.45%) LAN
11 17 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (13.64%) UMTS
13 14 (12.73%) DNS
14 13 (11.82%) BGP
15 12 (10.91%) OSPF
15 12 (10.91%) WLAN
16 11 (10.00%) DHCP
16 11 (10.00%) Wireless
17 10 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
General
1 54 (49.09%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.27%) Finance
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 3 (2.73%) Military
5 2 (1.82%) Front Office
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (35.45%) Architect
2 16 (14.55%) Network Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 14 (12.73%) Design Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.36%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.55%) Consultant
7 5 (4.55%) Designer
7 5 (4.55%) IP Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Planning Manager
8 4 (3.64%) BSS Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Graduate
8 4 (3.64%) Network Designer
8 4 (3.64%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.73%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Network Consultant
9 3 (2.73%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) Web Services
2 7 (6.36%) .NET
3 6 (5.45%) WebCenter
3 6 (5.45%) REST
4 2 (1.82%) JSP
4 2 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.82%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.82%) DTV
4 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) Project Management
1 20 (18.18%) Network Design
2 19 (17.27%) Load Balancing
2 19 (17.27%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (16.36%) SOA
4 14 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (10.91%) Migration
6 10 (9.09%) Network Management
7 9 (8.18%) Change Control
7 9 (8.18%) Change Management
8 7 (6.36%) Validation
8 7 (6.36%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.55%) Software Architecture
9 5 (4.55%) Data Management
9 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.64%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) C
2 7 (6.36%) Java
3 2 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (19.09%) CCNP
2 21 (19.09%) Degree
3 20 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 17 (15.45%) SC Cleared
5 15 (13.64%) CCIE
6 6 (5.45%) CCNA
7 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.73%) ISEB
8 1 (0.91%) CCA
8 1 (0.91%) CCDE
8 1 (0.91%) CCDA
8 1 (0.91%) CCIP
8 1 (0.91%) CCSE
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.91%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.91%) XenApp
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
3 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) Cisco
2 17 (15.45%) Juniper
3 16 (14.55%) Oracle
4 15 (13.64%) Nokia
4 15 (13.64%) Huawei
5 13 (11.82%) Ericsson
6 11 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (8.18%) Redback
8 9 (8.18%) Radware
9 5 (4.55%) Avaya
10 4 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.64%) VMware
10 4 (3.64%) F5
11 3 (2.73%) HP
11 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.82%) SAP
12 2 (1.82%) Apple
12 2 (1.82%) BT
12 2 (1.82%) NetCracker