The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 65 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.67% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £600 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - -
Network Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 746 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 424 227
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architect in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Architect across the Hertfordshire region.

Network Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Network Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC