The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 52 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.73% 1.42% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 7.44% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
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£208 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £271 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £405 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.65 - £12.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 - £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £14.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £29.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +40.00%
Wireless
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
115 121 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.62% 19.06% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 51
Average daily rate £355 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Hertfordshire region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Hertfordshire region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +1 4 - -
Watford - 2 £350 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Kings Langley - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Mitel
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) F5
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.11%) iPad
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
8 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) LAN
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) PPP
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) ATM
5 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) DSL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) e-Health
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) ThreadX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCDST
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Mitel
4 3 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba