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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 51 45 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 13 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.89% 2.96% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.90% 13.79% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Median daily rate £325 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £21.53 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%
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
146 174 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.25% 21.45% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 67 56
Median daily rate £333 £401 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% +45.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £600 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 15
Median hourly rate £44.00 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.41% +7.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford - 4 £275 -
St Albans - 2 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £506 -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) LAN
2 11 (45.83%) Wireless
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.83%) WLAN
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) DNS
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 4 (16.67%) OSPF
6 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.67%) Aruba
6 4 (16.67%) Meraki
7 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
7 3 (12.50%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) CCIE
7 3 (12.50%) CCNP
7 3 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) Windows
8 2 (8.33%) B2B
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP

Wi-Fi
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) LAN
1 11 (45.83%) Wireless
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) WLAN
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) OSPF
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) 3G
6 2 (8.33%) 4G
6 2 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.33%) LTE
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) WLAN Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Voice Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Handset
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (8.33%) B2B
2 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Logistics
3 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCIE
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CWNA
3 2 (8.33%) CWNE
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Casper Suite
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) Aruba
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
3 4 (16.67%) Meraki
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk