The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Communications & Networking 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 65 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 2.06% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 97 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 15.35% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 56
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Hertfordshire region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
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 Wi-Fi within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 £375 +275.00%
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) WLAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) LTE
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) 3G
5 2 (22.22%) 802.11
6 1 (11.11%) RFID
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) Sage
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Intranet
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MS Access

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (44.44%) WLAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) LTE
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) 3G
4 2 (22.22%) 802.11
5 1 (11.11%) RFID
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sage
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
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