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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architect
Rank 70 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - £40.00
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
713 553 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.57% 90.66% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 277 309
Average daily rate £381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -29.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Network Architect
East of England

Network Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) F5
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) CCDP
5 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Network Design
6 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) OSPF
8 2 (16.67%) BGP
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 2 (16.67%) EMC
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) LDAP
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 1 (8.33%) WAN
9 1 (8.33%) Solaris
9 1 (8.33%) Linux

Network Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) CCDP
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) F5
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba