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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architecture
England / South East
Rank 211 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 25 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Median daily rate £525 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £290 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-34.75% -

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
5871 6558 7112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.95% 78.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 3950 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 287 240
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.88 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 11 £425 +13.33%
Surrey - 9 £550 -
Hampshire -3 5 £500 -9.70% 1
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 24 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 22 (40.74%) Finance
3 20 (37.04%) Firewall
4 19 (35.19%) Cisco
5 16 (29.63%) Juniper
5 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 16 (29.63%) PCI DSS
6 14 (25.93%) 3G
7 11 (20.37%) Change Management
7 11 (20.37%) ITIL
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 10 (18.52%) Network Security
9 9 (16.67%) Degree
9 9 (16.67%) 4G
9 9 (16.67%) F5
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
10 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
10 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
10 8 (14.81%) TippingPoint
10 8 (14.81%) Blue Coat
11 7 (12.96%) LTE
11 7 (12.96%) HTTP
11 7 (12.96%) Linux
11 7 (12.96%) UML
11 7 (12.96%) Middleware
11 7 (12.96%) Project Management
11 7 (12.96%) Service Management
11 7 (12.96%) Security Operations

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) Apache
1 6 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
5 1 (1.85%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) Firewall
2 14 (25.93%) 3G
3 10 (18.52%) Network Security
3 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.67%) 4G
5 7 (12.96%) HTTP
5 7 (12.96%) LTE
6 6 (11.11%) DNS
6 6 (11.11%) VLAN
7 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
7 5 (9.26%) FTP
7 5 (9.26%) ICMP
7 5 (9.26%) IGMP
7 5 (9.26%) Internet
7 5 (9.26%) MPLS
7 5 (9.26%) SNMP
8 4 (7.41%) BGP
8 4 (7.41%) IPv4
8 4 (7.41%) IPv6
8 4 (7.41%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 22 (40.74%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Billing
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 4 (7.41%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (7.41%) IT Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) RESTful
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) SPML
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) IPTV
1 5 (9.26%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (9.26%) Video on Demand
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) STB
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Statistics
4 2 (3.70%) CESG
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) ASIC
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) AIX
5 2 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Change Management
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
2 7 (12.96%) Security Operations
2 7 (12.96%) Service Management
2 7 (12.96%) UML
3 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) DevOps
4 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.56%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) SIEM
6 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C
2 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) CCIE
2 5 (9.26%) CCSP
3 4 (7.41%) CCIP
3 4 (7.41%) CCNA
3 4 (7.41%) CCNP
3 4 (7.41%) CISSP
3 4 (7.41%) JNCIA
4 2 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (3.70%) GCIA
4 2 (3.70%) GCIH
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) HNC
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.11%) PA-DSS
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
3 2 (3.70%) COSO
3 2 (3.70%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (3.70%) RMADS
3 2 (3.70%) SAS 70
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Nagios
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) CSIRT
3 2 (3.70%) OpenView
3 2 (3.70%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) Juniper
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) F5
5 8 (14.81%) Blue Coat
5 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.81%) Palo Alto
5 8 (14.81%) TippingPoint
6 6 (11.11%) FireEye
6 6 (11.11%) Gemalto
6 6 (11.11%) Kaspersky
6 6 (11.11%) NetApp
6 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.11%) Splunk
6 6 (11.11%) Tripwire
7 4 (7.41%) Huawei
7 4 (7.41%) VMware
8 3 (5.56%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (3.70%) Intel Security