The median contractor rate for a Network Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Architect
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 59 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Architect 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £513 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.66% -  
East of England median daily rate £475 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +26.66% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £48.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 592 645 829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.50% 96.27% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1263 1716
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £225 £175 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 162 257
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00%  
10th Percentile £10.00 £8.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £36.50 £32.25 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Network Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Network Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architect in Hertfordshire

Network Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architect in Hertfordshire

Network Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £475 -
Network Architect
East of England

Network Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Network Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Network Architect in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Arista
5 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) Trustwave
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Network Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) Arista
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Trustwave