Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SNA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SNA over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 864 838
Rank change year-on-year +66 -26 -1
Contract jobs citing SNA 5 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.041% 0.057% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 18
England median daily rate £300 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +14.29% +35.14%
10th Percentile £198 £365 £225
90th Percentile £313 £554 £511
UK median daily rate £300 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -40.00% +14.29% +35.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £31.30
UK median hourly rate - - £31.30

SNA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12214 15769 15174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.94% 15.52% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7343 9727 8619
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £206
90th Percentile £583 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 693 867
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +9.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%

SNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SNA in England

SNA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SNA in England

SNA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SNA in England

SNA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SNA within the England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +31 3 £300 -40.00%
London +22 2 - -
SNA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 across the England region with a requirement for SNA.

1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) FlexPod
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Spark SQL
2 2 (40.00%) GraphX
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Impala
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Palantir
2 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Lucene
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Flume

SNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Impala
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Spark SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) GraphX
1 2 (40.00%) Lucene
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) D3.js
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Social Network
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Parallel Processing
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Palantir