The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 209 219 225
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 37 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate £450 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Network Architecture
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 28 £450 -3.22% 2
Surrey -9 6 £514 +52.22% 1
Hampshire -3 1 £388 -26.19%
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 34 (59.65%) Telecoms
2 28 (49.12%) 3G
3 27 (47.37%) 4G
4 21 (36.84%) 2G
5 17 (29.82%) Change Management
5 17 (29.82%) MPLS
6 16 (28.07%) Cisco
7 15 (26.32%) GSM
7 15 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (24.56%) Problem Management
9 11 (19.30%) Firewall
10 10 (17.54%) Finance
10 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (15.79%) BGP
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (14.04%) Migration
12 8 (14.04%) OSPF
12 8 (14.04%) VPN
12 8 (14.04%) SDH
13 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
13 7 (12.28%) Network Design
13 7 (12.28%) Project Management
13 7 (12.28%) LTE
14 6 (10.53%) NGN
14 6 (10.53%) Network Management
14 6 (10.53%) IPsec
14 6 (10.53%) VoIP
14 6 (10.53%) WAN
14 6 (10.53%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (49.12%) 3G
2 27 (47.37%) 4G
3 21 (36.84%) 2G
4 17 (29.82%) MPLS
5 15 (26.32%) GSM
6 11 (19.30%) Firewall
7 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (15.79%) BGP
8 8 (14.04%) OSPF
8 8 (14.04%) VPN
8 8 (14.04%) SDH
9 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
9 7 (12.28%) LTE
10 6 (10.53%) NGN
10 6 (10.53%) IPsec
10 6 (10.53%) VoIP
10 6 (10.53%) WAN
10 6 (10.53%) SONET
10 6 (10.53%) DWDM
11 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
General
1 34 (59.65%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Front Office
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (17.54%) Network Architect
3 4 (7.02%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.02%) Consultant
3 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (7.02%) Network Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) PMO Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Planning Manager
4 3 (5.26%) IP Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) IT Support
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (3.51%) Network Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
5 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
1 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) PMI
2 1 (1.75%) IVR
2 1 (1.75%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Change Management
2 15 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (24.56%) Problem Management
3 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Network Design
5 7 (12.28%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) Network Management
7 3 (5.26%) Validation
7 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.51%) SOA
8 2 (3.51%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.75%) Information Management
9 1 (1.75%) Business Development
9 1 (1.75%) B2B
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
2 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) CCIE
2 4 (7.02%) CCNA
3 3 (5.26%) CCNP
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCVP
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco
2 6 (10.53%) Juniper
2 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) F5
4 4 (7.02%) Nokia
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.51%) Huawei
6 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (3.51%) Apple
6 2 (3.51%) Radware
6 2 (3.51%) BT
6 2 (3.51%) Sun
6 2 (3.51%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 2 (3.51%) Redback
7 1 (1.75%) Verint
7 1 (1.75%) JBoss
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