The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 453 469 437
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 162 112 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 62
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£425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £523 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -39.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £11.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.40 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -67.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42685 39165 41848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.45% 74.14% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26606 24143 24263
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1100 1502
Average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Architecture
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 12 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
England +26 153 £425 +6.25% 48
South East +35 61 £425 +7.93% 13
London +10 52 £440 +10.00% 21
Berkshire +18 35 £358 -7.74% 3
Reading +20 19 £525 +31.25% 2
West Midlands -5 16 £308 -24.30% 5
City of London +20 15 £481 +20.31% 8
Surrey +12 12 £413 -13.15% 2
Hampshire -7 11 £425 -
Guildford - 7 £368 - 1
East of England -26 6 £251 -38.71% 5
South West -31 6 £650 - 3
Bristol -12 4 £650 - 3
Cardiff -6 3 £390 +0.64% 1
North West -9 3 £575 +65.46%
South Wales -11 3 £390 +0.64% 1
Wales -13 3 £390 +0.64% 1
Hertfordshire -18 3 £344 - 5
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Yorkshire +1 2 £345 -32.68% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £500 -
Swindon - 2 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £240 -43.52% 1
West Yorkshire -7 1 £380 -25.85% 3
Essex -10 1 £188 -
Manchester -12 1 £575 +79.68%
Leeds - 1 £380 - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 - 1
Kent - 1 £525 - 2
New Malden - 1 - - 1

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 101 (37.55%) Cisco
1 101 (37.55%) Telecoms
2 90 (33.46%) Firewall
3 87 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (25.28%) LAN
4 68 (25.28%) WAN
5 55 (20.45%) CCNP
5 55 (20.45%) LTE
6 53 (19.70%) VPN
7 48 (17.84%) Juniper
8 47 (17.47%) MPLS
9 46 (17.10%) Network Design
9 46 (17.10%) Network Management
10 45 (16.73%) Load Balancing
10 45 (16.73%) Finance
11 44 (16.36%) 3G
11 44 (16.36%) CheckPoint
12 43 (15.99%) VoIP
13 42 (15.61%) Security Cleared
14 41 (15.24%) BGP
15 40 (14.87%) Project Management
15 40 (14.87%) IPsec
16 39 (14.50%) OSPF
17 37 (13.75%) Network Security
18 35 (13.01%) Nokia
19 34 (12.64%) Degree
19 34 (12.64%) 4G
20 33 (12.27%) SC Cleared
20 33 (12.27%) UMTS
21 32 (11.90%) DNS

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (2.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.12%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.12%) IIS
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
3 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (8.55%) MS Office
2 20 (7.43%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.46%) MS Project
4 10 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.60%) IaaS
2 6 (2.23%) SaaS
2 6 (2.23%) PaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (33.46%) Firewall
2 68 (25.28%) LAN
2 68 (25.28%) WAN
3 55 (20.45%) LTE
4 53 (19.70%) VPN
5 47 (17.47%) MPLS
6 44 (16.36%) 3G
7 43 (15.99%) VoIP
8 41 (15.24%) BGP
9 40 (14.87%) IPsec
10 39 (14.50%) OSPF
11 37 (13.75%) Network Security
12 34 (12.64%) 4G
13 33 (12.27%) UMTS
14 32 (11.90%) DNS
15 30 (11.15%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (10.41%) Wireless
17 26 (9.67%) DHCP
18 25 (9.29%) 2G
19 21 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.74%) MS Access
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.74%) MySQL
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.37%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 101 (37.55%) Telecoms
2 45 (16.73%) Finance
3 10 (3.72%) Banking
4 9 (3.35%) Retail
4 9 (3.35%) Marketing
5 8 (2.97%) Billing
6 5 (1.86%) Local Government
7 3 (1.12%) Military
7 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (29.37%) Architect
2 43 (15.99%) Network Engineer
3 25 (9.29%) Project Manager
3 25 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (7.43%) Design Engineer
4 20 (7.43%) Consultant
5 19 (7.06%) Technical Architect
5 19 (7.06%) Network Specialist
6 18 (6.69%) Network Architect
7 13 (4.83%) Analyst
8 12 (4.46%) Security Architect
9 11 (4.09%) Security Engineer
9 11 (4.09%) Network Consultant
10 10 (3.72%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Network Manager
11 8 (2.97%) Network Analyst
11 8 (2.97%) IP Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Monitoring Specialist
12 7 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (2.23%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.09%) CSS
1 11 (4.09%) Web Services
1 11 (4.09%) Middleware
2 7 (2.60%) .NET
3 6 (2.23%) WebCenter
3 6 (2.23%) REST
4 5 (1.86%) Java EE
4 5 (1.86%) J2EE
5 3 (1.12%) XML
5 3 (1.12%) WAP
5 3 (1.12%) LAMP
6 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.74%) Spring
6 2 (0.74%) JSON
6 2 (0.74%) JSP
6 2 (0.74%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) SyncML
7 1 (0.37%) MDX
7 1 (0.37%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.09%) Management Information System
1 11 (4.09%) Visualisation
1 11 (4.09%) User Experience
2 9 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.86%) Open Source
5 5 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.49%) AS400
7 2 (0.74%) DTV
7 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.74%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.37%) AVVID
8 1 (0.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.06%) Windows
2 11 (4.09%) Linux
3 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.86%) UNIX
4 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.12%) SUSE
5 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.74%) Debian
6 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) bada
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.10%) Network Design
1 46 (17.10%) Network Management
2 45 (16.73%) Load Balancing
3 40 (14.87%) Project Management
4 32 (11.90%) ITIL
4 32 (11.90%) Migration
5 26 (9.67%) SOA
6 23 (8.55%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (8.18%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (6.32%) Validation
10 15 (5.58%) Change Control
11 11 (4.09%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (3.72%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (3.35%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.35%) Change Management
13 9 (3.35%) Security Architecture
13 9 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (2.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.69%) Java
2 14 (5.20%) SQL
3 9 (3.35%) C
4 2 (0.74%) Perl
4 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.74%) Erlang
5 1 (0.37%) C++
5 1 (0.37%) VBScript
5 1 (0.37%) VB
5 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (20.45%) CCNP
3 42 (15.61%) Security Cleared
4 34 (12.64%) Degree
5 33 (12.27%) SC Cleared
6 31 (11.52%) CCIE
7 23 (8.55%) CCNA
8 9 (3.35%) CCDP
9 6 (2.23%) CISSP
9 6 (2.23%) JNCIS
9 6 (2.23%) JNCIP
10 5 (1.86%) ISEB
11 4 (1.49%) CISM
11 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.49%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.12%) CCSA
12 3 (1.12%) CCSE
12 3 (1.12%) CCA
12 3 (1.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.55%) SLA
2 5 (1.86%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (11.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.09%) OPNET
2 10 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.74%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.37%) Nessus
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 101 (37.55%) Cisco
2 48 (17.84%) Juniper
3 44 (16.36%) CheckPoint
4 35 (13.01%) Nokia
5 30 (11.15%) Microsoft
6 27 (10.04%) Huawei
7 23 (8.55%) Oracle
8 18 (6.69%) Ericsson
8 18 (6.69%) F5
9 15 (5.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 15 (5.58%) Redback
9 15 (5.58%) Radware
10 14 (5.20%) SolarWinds
11 12 (4.46%) BMC
12 11 (4.09%) Fortinet
12 11 (4.09%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.97%) VMware
14 6 (2.23%) BT
14 6 (2.23%) Avaya
15 5 (1.86%) Mitel
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