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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Architecture
Rank 226 249 193
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -56
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 34 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.25% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.32% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 20
Median daily rate £375 £406 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £47.83 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.27% -4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £47.83 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -4.34%
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
6775 7881 7128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.38% 79.69% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4825 3971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 268 278
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +9 13 £448 -0.27%
Berkshire +13 12 £370 +2.77% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £525 +40.00%
Middlesex - 4 £350 -
Surrey +11 1 £525 +23.52% 3
Network Architecture
England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (44.05%) Cisco
2 29 (34.52%) Finance
3 22 (26.19%) Telecoms
4 19 (22.62%) Degree
5 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
6 15 (17.86%) Windows
6 15 (17.86%) PCI DSS
7 14 (16.67%) 3G
8 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.48%) Change Management
8 13 (15.48%) Firewall
8 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.29%) WAN
10 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (13.10%) MPLS
10 11 (13.10%) BGP
10 11 (13.10%) Palo Alto
11 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
11 10 (11.90%) UML
11 10 (11.90%) Security Operations
12 9 (10.71%) ITIL
12 9 (10.71%) Juniper
12 9 (10.71%) Manufacturing
12 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (10.71%) Riverbed
12 9 (10.71%) SolarWinds
12 9 (10.71%) 4G
12 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
12 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared

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 5 (5.95%) Apache
1 5 (5.95%) JBoss
2 3 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.95%) MS Project
4 3 (3.57%) MS Office
5 1 (1.19%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) 3G
2 13 (15.48%) Firewall
3 12 (14.29%) WAN
4 11 (13.10%) BGP
4 11 (13.10%) MPLS
5 9 (10.71%) 4G
6 8 (9.52%) Internet
6 8 (9.52%) IPsec
7 7 (8.33%) LAN
7 7 (8.33%) LTE
7 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.14%) DNS
8 6 (7.14%) HTTP
8 6 (7.14%) OSPF
9 5 (5.95%) DHCP
9 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (5.95%) SSH
9 5 (5.95%) SSL
9 5 (5.95%) VPN
10 4 (4.76%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (34.52%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 8 (9.52%) Back Office
5 7 (8.33%) Marketing
6 5 (5.95%) Billing
6 5 (5.95%) Military
7 2 (2.38%) Banking
7 2 (2.38%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Advertising
8 1 (1.19%) Electronics
8 1 (1.19%) Local Government
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Architect
2 19 (22.62%) Network Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Network Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.95%) IT Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Integration Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Information Assurance Leader
9 3 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Principal Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) Middleware
2 1 (1.19%) SPML
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.33%) CESG
4 5 (5.95%) ASIC
4 5 (5.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (5.95%) PKI
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Statistics
6 3 (3.57%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.38%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.19%) BBC
8 1 (1.19%) CMDB
8 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.19%) NHS
8 1 (1.19%) PMI
8 1 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) AIX
2 5 (5.95%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Solaris
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) Change Management
1 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (11.90%) Security Operations
2 10 (11.90%) UML
3 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (10.71%) ITIL
3 9 (10.71%) Network Design
4 8 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 6 (7.14%) Network Management
5 6 (7.14%) Service Management
6 5 (5.95%) Business Development
6 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.95%) CRM
6 5 (5.95%) DevOps
6 5 (5.95%) Document Management
6 5 (5.95%) PRINCE
6 5 (5.95%) Requirements Management
6 5 (5.95%) Use Case
6 5 (5.95%) V-Model
6 5 (5.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) C++
2 3 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) C
3 1 (1.19%) Java
3 1 (1.19%) Perl
3 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.19%) Python
3 1 (1.19%) Ruby
3 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Degree
2 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.52%) CCIE
4 8 (9.52%) CISSP
5 5 (5.95%) GCIA
5 5 (5.95%) GCIH
6 4 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) CCNA
7 3 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.38%) CCDE
8 2 (2.38%) MBA
9 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.19%) PMP
9 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.95%) COBIT
2 5 (5.95%) COSO
2 5 (5.95%) PA-DSS
2 5 (5.95%) SAS 70
3 3 (3.57%) RMADS
4 2 (2.38%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Firmware
4 3 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.38%) XenServer
6 1 (1.19%) vCloud
6 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) OPNET
2 3 (3.57%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (2.38%) OpenView
4 1 (1.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Cisco
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.10%) Palo Alto
4 9 (10.71%) Juniper
4 9 (10.71%) Riverbed
4 9 (10.71%) SolarWinds
5 7 (8.33%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) VMware
6 6 (7.14%) Huawei
6 6 (7.14%) IBM
7 5 (5.95%) Gemalto
7 5 (5.95%) Kaspersky
7 5 (5.95%) NetApp
7 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.95%) Splunk
7 5 (5.95%) Tufin
8 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.76%) Tripwire
9 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.57%) NetWitness
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