The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Network Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Architecture over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 58 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Contract jobs citing Network Architecture 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -1.84% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.69 £47.83 £33.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +44.93%  

Network Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 508 522 696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.75% 78.61% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 281 357
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 17 60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Network Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Network Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Architecture in Hertfordshire

Network Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Architecture in Hertfordshire

Network Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Architecture in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Architecture in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

Network Architecture
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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto