The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 49 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £625 £465 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
Technical 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
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - - 1
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
1 7 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) WLAN
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) SAP
4 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Security Management
5 3 (16.67%) Aruba
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (16.67%) Meraki
5 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) 4G
6 2 (11.11%) Network Management
6 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) LTE

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (27.78%) WLAN
3 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) 3G
5 2 (11.11%) 4G
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) LTE
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.56%) FCoE
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
1 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 9 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Presales Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Presales
2 3 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) ABAP
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Aruba
3 3 (16.67%) Meraki
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire