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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 72 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.61% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.84% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate
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£263 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 - £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -67.50%
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
646 359 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.90% 73.27% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 163 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Network Architecture
East of England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) UMTS
1 6 (50.00%) LTE
2 5 (41.67%) 3GPP
2 5 (41.67%) Billing
3 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (33.33%) 3G
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) 2G
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (25.00%) GGSN
4 3 (25.00%) SGSN
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agilent
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) CCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Huawei
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) CCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Erlang
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (16.67%) 4G
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) UMTS
1 6 (50.00%) LTE
2 5 (41.67%) 3GPP
3 4 (33.33%) 3G
4 3 (25.00%) 2G
4 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (25.00%) GGSN
4 3 (25.00%) SGSN
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) 4G
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) INAP
6 1 (8.33%) UTRAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) GSM
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Billing
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (25.00%) Test Management
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Erlang
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCSA
1 2 (16.67%) CCSE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Agilent
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia
2 2 (16.67%) Siemens
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Anite
3 1 (8.33%) Nintex