The table below looks at the statistics for SNA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SNA over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
Rank 655 646 634
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing SNA 6 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.030% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.21% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +56.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8725 7949 7689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.93% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5338 4551 4078
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 485 443
Median hourly rate £29.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SNA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SNA
Daily Rate Trend

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

SNA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SNA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SNA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SNA
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +6 6 £525 +16.66%
South East - 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
City of London +48 1 £525 +12.90%
London -13 1 £525 +11.70%
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Warwick - 1 £550 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SNA.

1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (10.00%) CA

SNA
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Protractor
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) CICS Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) CICS Systems Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) D3.js
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
1 1 (10.00%) Material Design
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) Sass
1 1 (10.00%) SVG
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) WebGL
1 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
1 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) SAP