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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 36 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 22 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.07% 0.31% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.64% 1.30% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 3
Average daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.15% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +60.00%
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
118 154 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.48% 23.88% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 62 40
Average daily rate £425 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.85 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -50.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £30.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 16 £400 -
Watford - 2 £300 -
Stevenage - 1 £210 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Meraki
3 22 (44.90%) Aruba
3 22 (44.90%) HP
4 21 (42.86%) LAN
5 20 (40.82%) WLAN
6 19 (38.78%) 3G
6 19 (38.78%) LTE
6 19 (38.78%) 4G
7 17 (34.69%) Wireless
8 16 (32.65%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (30.61%) Firewall
10 14 (28.57%) DNS
11 12 (24.49%) Linux
12 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
13 10 (20.41%) Unix
13 10 (20.41%) WAN
13 10 (20.41%) VMware
14 8 (16.33%) Degree
14 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
15 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 7 (14.29%) Service Management
15 7 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (12.24%) Cisco PIX
16 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (12.24%) Barracuda Networks
16 6 (12.24%) IP Telephony

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (42.86%) LAN
2 20 (40.82%) WLAN
3 19 (38.78%) 3G
3 19 (38.78%) 4G
3 19 (38.78%) LTE
4 17 (34.69%) Wireless
5 15 (30.61%) Firewall
6 14 (28.57%) DNS
7 10 (20.41%) WAN
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (12.24%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (12.24%) IP Telephony
9 6 (12.24%) VLAN
10 5 (10.20%) NetScaler
11 4 (8.16%) DHCP
12 3 (6.12%) FTP
13 2 (4.08%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (4.08%) Broadband
13 2 (4.08%) VoIP
General
1 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Architect
2 15 (30.61%) Network Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Network Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
6 5 (10.20%) WLAN Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Network Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Voice Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) VoIP Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.20%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.08%) Handset
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (14.29%) Service Management
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.08%) B2B
5 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.08%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Information Security
6 1 (2.04%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.04%) ISMS
6 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) Logistics
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Security Management
6 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) CCNA
2 6 (12.24%) CCNP
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) CCIE
4 3 (6.12%) CWNA
4 3 (6.12%) CWNE
5 1 (2.04%) CWAP
5 1 (2.04%) CWDP
5 1 (2.04%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Meraki
3 22 (44.90%) Aruba
3 22 (44.90%) HP
4 10 (20.41%) VMware
5 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.24%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (12.24%) Blue Coat
6 6 (12.24%) Forcepoint
6 6 (12.24%) Juniper
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix
7 5 (10.20%) F5
7 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.20%) Nortel
7 5 (10.20%) Siemens
8 3 (6.12%) Arqiva
8 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (4.08%) Remedy
10 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
10 1 (2.04%) Nokia