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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 40 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.37% 0.31% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 0.41% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £469
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
545 487 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.12% 74.69% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 245 285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 28
Average hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 +3 13 £400 -23.80%
Watford - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
East of England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 16 (64.00%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) WLAN
4 9 (36.00%) HP
4 9 (36.00%) Aruba
4 9 (36.00%) Meraki
5 8 (32.00%) 4G
5 8 (32.00%) LTE
5 8 (32.00%) 3G
6 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) Wireless
7 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.00%) SCCM
10 3 (12.00%) Service Management
10 3 (12.00%) Information Security
10 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) Windows
10 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (8.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle
11 2 (8.00%) SAP
11 2 (8.00%) CCIE

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (40.00%) WLAN
3 8 (32.00%) 3G
3 8 (32.00%) 4G
3 8 (32.00%) LTE
4 6 (24.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) Broadband
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) WLAN Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (12.00%) Information Security
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) Coaching
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) Presales
2 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) API Design
3 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (4.00%) ISMS
3 1 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.00%) People Management
3 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CWNA
3 2 (8.00%) CWNE
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Aruba
2 9 (36.00%) HP
2 9 (36.00%) Meraki
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) Arqiva
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Pega
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.00%) Huawei
5 1 (4.00%) Nokia
5 1 (4.00%) VMware