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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 168 217 189
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -28
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 76 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.22% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.32% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +25.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £385 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -38.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6712 6005 6877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.90% 70.84% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3678 3231 3262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 255 321
Average hourly rate £22.63 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +47 56 £375 -6.25% 1
Hampshire -5 12 £425 -5.55% 1
Surrey -1 6 £450 - 1
West Sussex -3 1 £513 -16.66% 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (53.78%) Telecoms
2 52 (43.70%) 3G
3 43 (36.13%) 4G
4 34 (28.57%) 2G
5 31 (26.05%) Cisco
6 30 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (25.21%) MPLS
6 30 (25.21%) LTE
7 27 (22.69%) Firewall
8 23 (19.33%) VPN
9 21 (17.65%) Project Management
10 20 (16.81%) IPsec
11 19 (15.97%) Change Management
11 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
11 19 (15.97%) Degree
12 18 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (15.13%) CCNP
12 18 (15.13%) GSM
13 17 (14.29%) SOA
13 17 (14.29%) WAN
14 16 (13.45%) SLA
14 16 (13.45%) Oracle
14 16 (13.45%) Load Balancing
14 16 (13.45%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (12.61%) Network Design
15 15 (12.61%) SC Cleared
16 14 (11.76%) BGP
16 14 (11.76%) VoIP
16 14 (11.76%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Office
2 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (43.70%) 3G
2 43 (36.13%) 4G
3 34 (28.57%) 2G
4 30 (25.21%) LTE
4 30 (25.21%) MPLS
5 27 (22.69%) Firewall
6 23 (19.33%) VPN
7 20 (16.81%) IPsec
8 18 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (15.13%) GSM
9 17 (14.29%) WAN
10 14 (11.76%) VoIP
10 14 (11.76%) BGP
11 13 (10.92%) OSPF
12 12 (10.08%) UMTS
12 12 (10.08%) LAN
13 11 (9.24%) DNS
13 11 (9.24%) Wireless
14 10 (8.40%) Network Security
15 9 (7.56%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 64 (53.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Front Office
3 5 (4.20%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Military
5 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Architect
2 15 (12.61%) Technical Architect
3 13 (10.92%) Network Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (10.08%) Design Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.04%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.36%) Graduate
8 4 (3.36%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Designer
8 4 (3.36%) Planning Manager
8 4 (3.36%) IP Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) BSS Architect
9 3 (2.52%) Network Technical Architect
9 3 (2.52%) Voice Project Manager
9 3 (2.52%) Network Designer
9 3 (2.52%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
1 7 (5.88%) Web Services
2 6 (5.04%) WebCenter
2 6 (5.04%) REST
3 2 (1.68%) JSON
3 2 (1.68%) JSP
4 1 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.68%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.68%) DTV
4 1 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.84%) Solaris
3 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) Project Management
2 19 (15.97%) Change Management
3 17 (14.29%) SOA
4 16 (13.45%) Load Balancing
4 16 (13.45%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (12.61%) Network Design
5 15 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 14 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (10.92%) Migration
8 9 (7.56%) Change Control
8 9 (7.56%) Network Management
9 7 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.04%) Validation
11 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.20%) Software Architecture
11 5 (4.20%) Data Management
12 4 (3.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) C
2 7 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
3 18 (15.13%) CCNP
4 15 (12.61%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.92%) CCIE
6 5 (4.20%) CCNA
7 3 (2.52%) ISEB
7 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CCA
8 1 (0.84%) CCIP
8 1 (0.84%) CCDE
8 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Cisco
2 16 (13.45%) Oracle
3 13 (10.92%) Juniper
3 13 (10.92%) Nokia
3 13 (10.92%) CheckPoint
4 12 (10.08%) Huawei
5 10 (8.40%) Ericsson
6 9 (7.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 7 (5.88%) Radware
7 7 (5.88%) Redback
8 6 (5.04%) Blue Coat
8 6 (5.04%) F5
9 5 (4.20%) Avaya
10 3 (2.52%) HP
10 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.52%) BT
10 3 (2.52%) VMware
10 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.68%) Comptel
11 2 (1.68%) TippingPoint
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