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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 186 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 60 25 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.40% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £383 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £406 £391
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -67.50%
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
6709 6275 7158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.58% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3792 3477 3405
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 321
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +26 32 £390 +0.64% 3
Surrey +7 11 £413 -13.15% 1
Hampshire +1 11 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £413 - 2
Kent - 1 £525 - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 57 (49.57%) Telecoms
2 39 (33.91%) 3G
3 38 (33.04%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (32.17%) LTE
5 35 (30.43%) Cisco
6 30 (26.09%) VPN
6 30 (26.09%) Firewall
7 28 (24.35%) 4G
8 27 (23.48%) MPLS
9 24 (20.87%) IPsec
10 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 22 (19.13%) Load Balancing
12 21 (18.26%) 2G
12 21 (18.26%) CCNP
12 21 (18.26%) Juniper
12 21 (18.26%) VoIP
13 20 (17.39%) WAN
13 20 (17.39%) Project Management
13 20 (17.39%) Degree
14 19 (16.52%) Huawei
14 19 (16.52%) Network Design
14 19 (16.52%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (16.52%) UMTS
15 18 (15.65%) Nokia
15 18 (15.65%) LAN
15 18 (15.65%) SOA
15 18 (15.65%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
16 17 (14.78%) SLA
16 17 (14.78%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Office
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.91%) 3G
2 37 (32.17%) LTE
3 30 (26.09%) VPN
3 30 (26.09%) Firewall
4 28 (24.35%) 4G
5 27 (23.48%) MPLS
6 24 (20.87%) IPsec
7 21 (18.26%) 2G
7 21 (18.26%) VoIP
8 20 (17.39%) WAN
9 19 (16.52%) UMTS
10 18 (15.65%) LAN
10 18 (15.65%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (13.04%) DNS
12 14 (12.17%) SNMP
12 14 (12.17%) BGP
13 13 (11.30%) OSPF
14 12 (10.43%) Wireless
14 12 (10.43%) DHCP
14 12 (10.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) MS Access
2 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 57 (49.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.83%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) Military
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.87%) Front Office
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Architect
2 16 (13.91%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.91%) Design Engineer
3 15 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 13 (11.30%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.83%) Network Architect
5 9 (7.83%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.09%) IP Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Consultant
7 5 (4.35%) Designer
8 4 (3.48%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.48%) BSS Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Planning Manager
8 4 (3.48%) Graduate
8 4 (3.48%) Network Designer
8 4 (3.48%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) Web Services
2 7 (6.09%) .NET
3 6 (5.22%) WebCenter
3 6 (5.22%) REST
4 2 (1.74%) JSON
4 2 (1.74%) JSP
5 1 (0.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.48%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.74%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.74%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.74%) Blog
4 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.74%) DTV
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.74%) SUSE
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.13%) Load Balancing
2 20 (17.39%) Project Management
3 19 (16.52%) Network Design
3 19 (16.52%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (15.65%) SOA
5 13 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (11.30%) Network Management
6 12 (10.43%) Migration
7 9 (7.83%) Validation
7 9 (7.83%) Change Control
8 7 (6.09%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.22%) Change Management
10 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.35%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.35%) Data Management
11 4 (3.48%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.61%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.61%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) SQL
2 7 (6.09%) C
2 7 (6.09%) Java
3 2 (1.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (33.04%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (18.26%) CCNP
4 20 (17.39%) Degree
5 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
5 17 (14.78%) CCIE
6 7 (6.09%) CCNA
7 3 (2.61%) ISEB
7 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.74%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.74%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.74%) CCDA
9 1 (0.87%) CCSP
9 1 (0.87%) CCIP
9 1 (0.87%) CCDP
9 1 (0.87%) CCA
9 1 (0.87%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.87%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.87%) vSphere
3 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Cisco
2 21 (18.26%) Juniper
3 19 (16.52%) Huawei
4 18 (15.65%) Nokia
5 16 (13.91%) Oracle
6 14 (12.17%) Ericsson
7 13 (11.30%) CheckPoint
8 12 (10.43%) Redback
8 12 (10.43%) Radware
9 11 (9.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (5.22%) VMware
11 5 (4.35%) Avaya
12 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.61%) HP
12 3 (2.61%) F5
12 3 (2.61%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.74%) TippingPoint
13 2 (1.74%) NetCracker
13 2 (1.74%) Comptel
13 2 (1.74%) Dell
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