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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 244 173 216
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +43
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 17 79 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.86% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 5
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£390 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £250 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.83 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £24.75
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 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 31 July 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 -43 8 £349 -7.00% 2
Hampshire -17 4 £380 -10.58% 1
West Sussex -6 2 £450 -12.19%
Surrey -8 1 £500 +11.11%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 - 1
Kent - 1 £500 - 1
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (45.31%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) 3G
2 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) Wireshark
3 21 (32.81%) Firewall
3 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
3 21 (32.81%) ITIL
4 19 (29.69%) Change Management
5 18 (28.13%) Service Management
5 18 (28.13%) Juniper
6 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
6 17 (26.56%) LTE
7 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 16 (25.00%) CISSP
7 16 (25.00%) DNS
8 15 (23.44%) 3GPP
8 15 (23.44%) Blue Coat
8 15 (23.44%) TippingPoint
8 15 (23.44%) Load Balancing
8 15 (23.44%) F5
8 15 (23.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (23.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (21.88%) LogLogic
9 14 (21.88%) Tufin
9 14 (21.88%) NetScout
9 14 (21.88%) SolarWinds
9 14 (21.88%) Multicast
9 14 (21.88%) Lancope
9 14 (21.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) 3G
1 22 (34.38%) Wireshark
2 21 (32.81%) Firewall
3 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
3 17 (26.56%) LTE
4 16 (25.00%) DNS
5 15 (23.44%) 3GPP
5 15 (23.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (23.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 14 (21.88%) Multicast
7 13 (20.31%) DHCP
8 12 (18.75%) Internet
9 10 (15.63%) 4G
10 9 (14.06%) Network Security
10 9 (14.06%) WAN
11 7 (10.94%) GSM
11 7 (10.94%) LAN
11 7 (10.94%) 2G
11 7 (10.94%) VoLTE
12 6 (9.38%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Consultant
2 16 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 11 (17.19%) Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Network Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Firewall Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Security Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Transition Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Architecture Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Strategy Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) Rendezvous
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (21.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) Economics
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.56%) PMI
7 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) AIX
3 3 (4.69%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 19 (29.69%) Change Management
3 18 (28.13%) Service Management
4 15 (23.44%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (9.38%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.25%) SWOT Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Network Design
7 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) SIEM
8 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.69%) Security Management
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security
8 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) CISSP
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) CCIE
4 4 (6.25%) CCNA
5 3 (4.69%) GCIA
5 3 (4.69%) GCIH
6 2 (3.13%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) PMP
6 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
7 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) COBIT
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.69%) COSO
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Cisco
2 18 (28.13%) Juniper
3 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.44%) Blue Coat
4 15 (23.44%) TippingPoint
4 15 (23.44%) F5
5 14 (21.88%) LogLogic
5 14 (21.88%) Lancope
5 14 (21.88%) SolarWinds
5 14 (21.88%) Tufin
5 14 (21.88%) NetScout
5 14 (21.88%) TIBCO
5 14 (21.88%) Bloomberg
6 13 (20.31%) Radianz
6 13 (20.31%) Tradeweb
7 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) McAfee
9 2 (3.13%) 3Com
9 2 (3.13%) Ericsson