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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 615 615
Rank change year-on-year +38 0  
Contract jobs citing SNA 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.008% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.052% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £300 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.30
UK excluding London 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 5905 7664 7744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.81% 14.90% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3570 4730 4298
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 303 410
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.28 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

SNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SNA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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
South East - 3 £300 -
London +27 1 - - 2
SNA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (50.00%) D3.js
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
1 4 (50.00%) Scala
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (50.00%) GraphX
1 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) FlexPod
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS

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 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) APPN
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (12.50%) Impala
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Spark SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Scala Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) D3.js
1 4 (50.00%) GraphX
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (37.50%) FlexPod
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) MVS
1 1 (12.50%) OS/390
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ACF2
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
1 1 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Palantir