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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
UK
Rank 591 615 608
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing SNA 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £300 £635 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.75% +27.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £388 £349
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

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
6820 7446 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4240 4407 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 310 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 5 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +26 5 £300 -52.75% 2
London +5 3 - - 1
South East +17 2 £300 -22.58% 1
Hampshire - 2 £300 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £300 -

SNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 3 (33.33%) D3.js
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (33.33%) GraphX
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (22.22%) ACF2
3 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
3 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment

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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) APPN
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
1 2 (22.22%) Scala Developer
1 2 (22.22%) z/OS Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) D3.js
1 3 (33.33%) GraphX
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) MVS
1 2 (22.22%) OS/390
1 2 (22.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (22.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ACF2
1 2 (22.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (22.22%) RACF
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
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