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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 35 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 19 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.27% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.39% 4.21% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+115.18% -12.22%
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
98 95 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.87% 15.03% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 37
Average daily rate £375 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £208 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +26.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 +11 10 £469 +20.19%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £325 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 26 (60.47%) LAN
2 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 19 (44.19%) DNS
4 18 (41.86%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (39.53%) Cisco PIX
5 17 (39.53%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (39.53%) Barracuda Networks
5 17 (39.53%) Juniper
5 17 (39.53%) Forcepoint
5 17 (39.53%) Blue Coat
6 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
6 16 (37.21%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (34.88%) SLA
8 14 (32.56%) WLAN
8 14 (32.56%) Meraki
9 12 (27.91%) HP
9 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (27.91%) Aruba
10 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
10 11 (25.58%) CCNA
10 11 (25.58%) Remedy
11 10 (23.26%) DHCP
12 9 (20.93%) WAN
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
13 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
13 8 (18.60%) FTP
13 8 (18.60%) 3G
13 8 (18.60%) Management Information System

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
1 26 (60.47%) LAN
2 19 (44.19%) DNS
3 18 (41.86%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (32.56%) WLAN
6 10 (23.26%) DHCP
7 9 (20.93%) WAN
8 8 (18.60%) 3G
8 8 (18.60%) 4G
8 8 (18.60%) FTP
8 8 (18.60%) LTE
9 6 (13.95%) IP Telephony
9 6 (13.95%) VLAN
9 6 (13.95%) Wireless
10 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
11 4 (9.30%) Broadband
12 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
12 1 (2.33%) VPN
General
1 5 (11.63%) Advertising
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support
7 2 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Network Management
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Presales
7 2 (4.65%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
8 1 (2.33%) Content Management
8 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.33%) ISMS
8 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Security Management
8 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (25.58%) CCNA
3 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Barracuda Networks
2 17 (39.53%) Blue Coat
2 17 (39.53%) Forcepoint
2 17 (39.53%) Juniper
3 14 (32.56%) Meraki
4 12 (27.91%) Aruba
4 12 (27.91%) HP
5 11 (25.58%) Remedy
6 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.63%) Citrix
9 5 (11.63%) Nortel
9 5 (11.63%) Siemens
10 3 (6.98%) F5
10 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (4.65%) Brocade
12 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
12 1 (2.33%) Huawei