The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Architecture
Rank 51 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 0.16% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.22% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£270 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 - £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 462 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.46% 75.61% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 233 299
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 43
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.55 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Network Architecture
East of England

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
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 28 July 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
Watford - 2 £280 -
Abbots Langley - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Network Architecture
East of England

Network Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (55.56%) 3GPP
1 5 (55.56%) UMTS
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) 3G
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) 2G
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) GGSN
3 3 (33.33%) SGSN
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Huawei
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agilent
4 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) CCSA
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia
5 1 (11.11%) Siemens
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint

Network Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) 3GPP
1 5 (55.56%) UMTS
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) 3G
3 3 (33.33%) 2G
3 3 (33.33%) GGSN
3 3 (33.33%) SGSN
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) GSM
5 1 (11.11%) UTRAN
5 1 (11.11%) INAP
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) RNC
General
1 4 (44.44%) Billing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
1 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Huawei
1 2 (22.22%) Agilent
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Anite