The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Network Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Architect
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.68% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.73% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £507 £475 £443
% change year-on-year
+6.63% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
566 549 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.65% 93.85% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 278 313
Median daily rate £438 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Network Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Network Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Product Management
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (37.50%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless

Network Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DWDM
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (37.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Product Management
1 4 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper