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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 219 242 197
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -45
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 47 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.39% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 11
Median daily rate £500 £359 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 £33.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.77% +135.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £33.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £33.90 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £33.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+42.77% +135.08%
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
7094 7500 6928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 79.41% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4343 4350 3832
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 251 262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.81 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +12 15 £500 +28.20% 5
Berkshire -15 11 £500 +170.27% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £400 - 2
Middlesex - 7 £500 -
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Kent +5 1 £425 -15.00%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 37 (37.00%) Cisco
2 29 (29.00%) Telecoms
3 24 (24.00%) Firewall
3 24 (24.00%) Windows
4 22 (22.00%) Degree
5 21 (21.00%) Data Centre
6 20 (20.00%) Finance
7 19 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (18.00%) WAN
8 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (17.00%) Internet
9 17 (17.00%) 3G
10 15 (15.00%) MPLS
10 15 (15.00%) BGP
10 15 (15.00%) Windows Server
11 14 (14.00%) Wireless
11 14 (14.00%) CCIE
11 14 (14.00%) LTE
12 13 (13.00%) PKI
12 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (12.00%) Riverbed
13 12 (12.00%) SolarWinds
14 11 (11.00%) Change Management
14 11 (11.00%) Security Management
14 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (11.00%) CISSP
14 11 (11.00%) Juniper
14 11 (11.00%) 4G
15 10 (10.00%) WSUS

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 1 (1.00%) Apache
1 1 (1.00%) CMS
1 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.00%) JBoss
1 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.00%) SAS
1 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.00%) Firewall
2 18 (18.00%) WAN
3 17 (17.00%) 3G
3 17 (17.00%) Internet
4 15 (15.00%) BGP
4 15 (15.00%) MPLS
5 14 (14.00%) LTE
5 14 (14.00%) Wireless
6 12 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (11.00%) 4G
8 10 (10.00%) LAN
8 10 (10.00%) Wireless Security
9 9 (9.00%) Network Security
10 8 (8.00%) DNS
10 8 (8.00%) OSPF
11 7 (7.00%) 2G
11 7 (7.00%) HTTP
11 7 (7.00%) IPsec
12 6 (6.00%) L2TP
12 6 (6.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 29 (29.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.00%) Back Office
5 3 (3.00%) Billing
6 2 (2.00%) Local Government
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Architect
2 19 (19.00%) Network Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Consultant
4 12 (12.00%) Principal Architect
5 11 (11.00%) Network Architect
6 10 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 9 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Architect
10 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.00%) Data Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Network Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Security Engineer
12 4 (4.00%) CISSP Architect
12 4 (4.00%) CISSP Consultant
12 4 (4.00%) Mobile Architect
12 4 (4.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.00%) Principal Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) PKI
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) CESG
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) BBC
5 1 (1.00%) CMDB
5 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.00%) IPTV
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.00%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.00%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) Windows
2 15 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Unix
4 3 (3.00%) AIX
4 3 (3.00%) Solaris
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.00%) Change Management
1 11 (11.00%) Security Management
1 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (9.00%) Identity Management
2 9 (9.00%) Network Design
2 9 (9.00%) Service Management
3 8 (8.00%) Capacity Management
3 8 (8.00%) Network Management
3 8 (8.00%) Project Management
4 7 (7.00%) Migration
5 6 (6.00%) Business Development
5 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.00%) Information Security
5 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (6.00%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.00%) ITIL
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) C
2 1 (1.00%) C++
2 1 (1.00%) Java
2 1 (1.00%) Perl
2 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.00%) Python
2 1 (1.00%) Ruby
2 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) Degree
2 19 (19.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.00%) CCIE
4 11 (11.00%) CISSP
5 6 (6.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.00%) CCNA
7 3 (3.00%) MCSE
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.00%) GCIA
8 2 (2.00%) GCIH
8 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.00%) PMP
9 1 (1.00%) CCDE
9 1 (1.00%) MBA
9 1 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.00%) COBIT
3 3 (3.00%) COSO
3 3 (3.00%) SAS 70
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) ISA Server
1 10 (10.00%) UAG
2 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.00%) XenServer
7 1 (1.00%) vCloud
7 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) WSUS
2 8 (8.00%) OPNET
3 2 (2.00%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.00%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (37.00%) Cisco
2 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.00%) Riverbed
3 12 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 11 (11.00%) Juniper
5 9 (9.00%) Huawei
5 9 (9.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (8.00%) VMware
7 7 (7.00%) HP
8 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.00%) Citrix
9 5 (5.00%) Tufin
10 4 (4.00%) 3Com
10 4 (4.00%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.00%) Meraki
11 3 (3.00%) Nokia
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle
12 2 (2.00%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.00%) NetWitness
13 1 (1.00%) Remedy
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