The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 55 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 3.60% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£390 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +33.33%
Wi-Fi
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 111 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.69% 15.79% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 22
Average daily rate £390 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 7
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.55 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £83.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 0 4 £390 +4.00% 2
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) JDA
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) VLE
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Programme Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) JDA
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix