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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 210 246 170
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -76
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 48 21 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.22% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.27% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 20
Median daily rate £500 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £378
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.92 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -
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
7189 7638 7042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.94% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4354 4594 3872
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 254
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 +11 15 £500 +31.57% 2
Berkshire +4 12 £500 +48.14% 2
Middlesex - 11 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +24 9 £500 +33.33%
Kent +12 1 £425 -15.00%
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (36.79%) Cisco
2 32 (30.19%) Telecoms
3 25 (23.58%) Windows
3 25 (23.58%) Degree
4 23 (21.70%) Finance
5 22 (20.75%) Firewall
6 20 (18.87%) 3G
6 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (18.87%) Data Centre
7 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
8 17 (16.04%) Internet
9 16 (15.09%) WAN
10 15 (14.15%) CCIE
10 15 (14.15%) MPLS
10 15 (14.15%) BGP
11 14 (13.21%) LTE
11 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
12 13 (12.26%) 4G
12 13 (12.26%) PKI
12 13 (12.26%) Juniper
13 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
13 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
14 11 (10.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (10.38%) Wireless
14 11 (10.38%) CISSP
14 11 (10.38%) Palo Alto
15 10 (9.43%) LAN
15 10 (9.43%) Security Management

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 3 (2.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.89%) Apache
2 2 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) SAS
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Project
3 5 (4.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) Firewall
2 20 (18.87%) 3G
3 17 (16.04%) Internet
4 16 (15.09%) WAN
5 15 (14.15%) BGP
5 15 (14.15%) MPLS
6 14 (13.21%) LTE
7 13 (12.26%) 4G
8 11 (10.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (10.38%) Wireless
9 10 (9.43%) LAN
10 9 (8.49%) 2G
10 9 (8.49%) Network Security
10 9 (8.49%) Wireless Security
11 8 (7.55%) DNS
11 8 (7.55%) HTTP
11 8 (7.55%) IPsec
11 8 (7.55%) OSPF
12 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
13 6 (5.66%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (30.19%) Telecoms
2 23 (21.70%) Finance
3 9 (8.49%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.55%) Back Office
5 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) Military
6 2 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Billing
6 2 (1.89%) Local Government
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (31.13%) Architect
2 21 (19.81%) Network Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Network Architect
4 15 (14.15%) Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Principal Architect
6 9 (8.49%) Consultant
6 9 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) CISSP Architect
10 4 (3.77%) CISSP Consultant
10 4 (3.77%) Mobile Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Principal Security Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (0.94%) SPML
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.26%) PKI
4 5 (4.72%) CESG
5 4 (3.77%) ASIC
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.89%) Statistics
7 2 (1.89%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.94%) BBC
8 1 (0.94%) CMDB
8 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.94%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.94%) IPTV
8 1 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Windows
2 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.66%) Linux
4 4 (3.77%) AIX
4 4 (3.77%) Solaris
5 3 (2.83%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (9.43%) Change Management
2 10 (9.43%) Security Management
3 9 (8.49%) Migration
3 9 (8.49%) Network Design
3 9 (8.49%) Service Management
4 8 (7.55%) Capacity Management
4 8 (7.55%) Identity Management
5 7 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.66%) Business Development
6 6 (5.66%) Information Security
6 6 (5.66%) ITIL
6 6 (5.66%) Network Management
6 6 (5.66%) Project Management
6 6 (5.66%) Security Operations
6 6 (5.66%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (5.66%) UML
7 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) C++
2 3 (2.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) C
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) Perl
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) Python
3 1 (0.94%) Ruby
3 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Degree
2 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (14.15%) CCIE
4 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.38%) CISSP
6 6 (5.66%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) CCNA
8 3 (2.83%) GCIA
8 3 (2.83%) GCIH
8 3 (2.83%) MCSE
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.89%) CCDE
9 2 (1.89%) MBA
9 2 (1.89%) PMP
10 1 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.66%) SLA
3 4 (3.77%) COBIT
3 4 (3.77%) COSO
3 4 (3.77%) SAS 70
4 2 (1.89%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.94%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
1 9 (8.49%) ISA Server
1 9 (8.49%) UAG
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.83%) Firmware
4 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.89%) XenServer
6 1 (0.94%) vCloud
6 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) WSUS
2 6 (5.66%) OPNET
3 2 (1.89%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.94%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.94%) OpenView
4 1 (0.94%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Cisco
2 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.26%) Juniper
4 11 (10.38%) Palo Alto
5 10 (9.43%) Riverbed
5 10 (9.43%) SolarWinds
6 9 (8.49%) Huawei
7 8 (7.55%) HP
7 8 (7.55%) VMware
8 5 (4.72%) Citrix
8 5 (4.72%) IBM
8 5 (4.72%) Tufin
9 4 (3.77%) 3Com
9 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.83%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.83%) Meraki
10 3 (2.83%) Nokia
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle
11 2 (1.89%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.89%) NetApp