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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 210 192 223
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 44 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.54% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.75% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £438 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £367 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £515 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £14.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+131.57% -61.74%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -15 24 £150 -66.66% 1
Surrey +6 10 £500 +3.89% 3
Hampshire 0 8 £390 -0.95% 1
Kent - 1 £500 - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 41 (50.00%) Cisco
2 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 28 (34.15%) Wireshark
3 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
3 26 (31.71%) Change Management
3 26 (31.71%) Firewall
4 25 (30.49%) CheckPoint
5 23 (28.05%) ITIL
6 22 (26.83%) 3G
6 22 (26.83%) Blue Coat
7 21 (25.61%) Juniper
8 19 (23.17%) Service Management
8 19 (23.17%) Load Balancing
8 19 (23.17%) TippingPoint
8 19 (23.17%) SolarWinds
8 19 (23.17%) Tufin
8 19 (23.17%) F5
8 19 (23.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 19 (23.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 18 (21.95%) Management Information System
9 18 (21.95%) CISSP
10 16 (19.51%) 3GPP
10 16 (19.51%) DNS
10 16 (19.51%) LTE
11 15 (18.29%) NetScout
11 15 (18.29%) LogLogic
11 15 (18.29%) Multicast
11 15 (18.29%) Lancope
11 15 (18.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (18.29%) RMDS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (2.44%) Apache
1 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project
2 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (18.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.15%) Wireshark
2 26 (31.71%) Firewall
3 22 (26.83%) 3G
4 19 (23.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (23.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 16 (19.51%) 3GPP
5 16 (19.51%) DNS
5 16 (19.51%) LTE
6 15 (18.29%) Multicast
6 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
7 14 (17.07%) DHCP
8 13 (15.85%) Network Security
9 11 (13.41%) Internet
10 10 (12.20%) 4G
11 9 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (10.98%) Wireless
12 8 (9.76%) GSM
12 8 (9.76%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (8.54%) VoLTE
13 7 (8.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Architect
1 20 (24.39%) Consultant
2 16 (19.51%) Network Consultant
3 13 (15.85%) Network Architect
4 11 (13.41%) Network Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Firewall Consultant
6 8 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 8 (9.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 8 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Transition Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Architecture Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Strategy Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Designer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) Rendezvous
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 15 (18.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (8.54%) PKI
4 4 (4.88%) Economics
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) AIX
3 4 (4.88%) Solaris
4 2 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Change Management
2 23 (28.05%) ITIL
3 19 (23.17%) Service Management
3 19 (23.17%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.20%) Network Design
4 10 (12.20%) Analytics
5 7 (8.54%) Project Management
6 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.88%) Information Security Management
8 4 (4.88%) Security Management
8 4 (4.88%) Information Security
8 4 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (4.88%) Document Management
8 4 (4.88%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) Perl
2 6 (7.32%) Python
3 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) CISSP
2 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.10%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) GCIA
5 4 (4.88%) GCIH
5 4 (4.88%) CCNA
5 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.66%) CCIE
6 3 (3.66%) CCNP
7 2 (2.44%) CCDE
7 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) CBAP
8 1 (1.22%) PMP
8 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) COBIT
1 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.88%) COSO
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.66%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.66%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Cisco
2 25 (30.49%) CheckPoint
3 22 (26.83%) Blue Coat
4 21 (25.61%) Juniper
5 19 (23.17%) TippingPoint
5 19 (23.17%) SolarWinds
5 19 (23.17%) Tufin
5 19 (23.17%) F5
6 15 (18.29%) NetScout
6 15 (18.29%) LogLogic
6 15 (18.29%) Lancope
6 15 (18.29%) Bloomberg
6 15 (18.29%) TIBCO
7 14 (17.07%) Radianz
7 14 (17.07%) Tradeweb
8 7 (8.54%) Greenplum
8 7 (8.54%) Business Objects
9 5 (6.10%) Citrix
10 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.88%) McAfee