Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 819 817
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing SNA 3 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.008% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.052% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 20
England median daily rate - £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -24.32% +68.18%
UK median daily rate - £350 £463
% change year-on-year - -24.32% +68.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,419 13,347 13,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 14.83% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,731 8,158 8,097
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +0.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £215 £213
90th Percentile £589 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 625 673 856
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

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 19 January 2018. 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
London -33 3 - -
SNA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Impala
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Spark SQL
2 1 (33.33%) GraphX
2 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data

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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Impala
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (33.33%) Spark SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) GraphX
1 1 (33.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Meraki
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Palantir