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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 216 230 206
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 55 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 10
Median daily rate £500 £175 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £150 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 £33.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.93% +131.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £33.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+44.93% +131.57%
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
7460 7423 6763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.15% 78.61% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4580 4229 3764
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 260 276
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +2 16 £550 +41.02% 2
Berkshire -15 16 £500 +233.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 6 £450 -
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Kent -14 1 £425 -15.00%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (38.00%) Cisco
2 28 (28.00%) Firewall
2 28 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 27 (27.00%) Windows
4 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (19.00%) Degree
5 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
6 18 (18.00%) PKI
6 18 (18.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (17.00%) 3G
8 16 (16.00%) Internet
8 16 (16.00%) Windows Server
9 15 (15.00%) WAN
9 15 (15.00%) Finance
9 15 (15.00%) Security Management
9 15 (15.00%) Wireless
10 14 (14.00%) CISSP
10 14 (14.00%) LTE
11 13 (13.00%) CCIE
11 13 (13.00%) Juniper
11 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.00%) BGP
12 12 (12.00%) ISA Server
12 12 (12.00%) MPLS
12 12 (12.00%) Wireless Security
12 12 (12.00%) UAG
12 12 (12.00%) WSUS
13 11 (11.00%) 4G
13 11 (11.00%) Riverbed

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%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
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 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) 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 28 (28.00%) Firewall
2 18 (18.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (17.00%) 3G
4 16 (16.00%) Internet
5 15 (15.00%) WAN
5 15 (15.00%) Wireless
6 14 (14.00%) LTE
7 12 (12.00%) BGP
7 12 (12.00%) MPLS
7 12 (12.00%) Wireless Security
8 11 (11.00%) 4G
9 10 (10.00%) HTTP
10 9 (9.00%) Network Security
11 8 (8.00%) LAN
12 7 (7.00%) 2G
12 7 (7.00%) DNS
12 7 (7.00%) OSPF
13 6 (6.00%) SSH
13 6 (6.00%) SSL
13 6 (6.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 28 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Back Office
3 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.00%) Billing
5 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (32.00%) Architect
2 17 (17.00%) Network Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) Network Architect
4 13 (13.00%) Consultant
5 10 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 9 (9.00%) Principal Architect
7 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.00%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Field Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Data Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Incident Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Mobile Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Principal Security Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Security Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (18.00%) PKI
3 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) CESG
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.00%) BBC
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) DTV
6 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.00%) IPTV
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.00%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.00%) Linux
4 6 (6.00%) AIX
4 6 (6.00%) Solaris
5 5 (5.00%) Unix
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.00%) Security Management
2 11 (11.00%) Identity Management
2 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.00%) Change Management
4 9 (9.00%) Information Security
5 7 (7.00%) Migration
5 7 (7.00%) Project Management
5 7 (7.00%) SIEM
6 6 (6.00%) Analytics
6 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (6.00%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (6.00%) Document Management
6 6 (6.00%) ITIL
6 6 (6.00%) Network Design
6 6 (6.00%) Network Management
6 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.00%) Service Management
7 5 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
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 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 18 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.00%) CISSP
4 13 (13.00%) CCIE
5 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.00%) CCNA
6 5 (5.00%) GCIA
6 5 (5.00%) GCIH
7 3 (3.00%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (3.00%) MCSE
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.00%) PMP
9 1 (1.00%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) OSCP
9 1 (1.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.00%) COBIT
3 4 (4.00%) COSO
3 4 (4.00%) SAS 70
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) ISA Server
1 12 (12.00%) UAG
2 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) WSUS
2 6 (6.00%) OPNET
2 6 (6.00%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (1.00%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Cisco
2 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.00%) Juniper
4 11 (11.00%) Riverbed
5 10 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 9 (9.00%) Huawei
7 8 (8.00%) VMware
8 7 (7.00%) Citrix
8 7 (7.00%) HP
9 6 (6.00%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.00%) 3Com
11 4 (4.00%) Intel Security
12 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.00%) Meraki
12 3 (3.00%) Nokia
12 3 (3.00%) Oracle
12 3 (3.00%) Tufin
13 2 (2.00%) NetWitness
14 1 (1.00%) Virgin Media
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