The table below looks at the statistics for Network Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Architecture
Rank 59 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +72.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -15.55%
Network Architecture
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 568 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.76% 73.96% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 293 287
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Network Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Architecture across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Network Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Network Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture across the Hertfordshire region.

Network Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Architecture
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 Architecture within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £215 -
Letchworth - - - -
Network Architecture
East of England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) ICMP
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Network Architecture also 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 that cited Network Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) HSRP
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp