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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 72 50 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.20% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 1.18% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £750 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +368.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £750 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £750 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £270
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +55.35%
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
136 85 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.04% 17.24% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 20 77
Average daily rate £335 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £186 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.36% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £26.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) 3G
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (12.50%) e-Health
4 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) 3GPP

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) 2G
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Apple