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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 70 42 63
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.71% 2.24% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 12.64% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
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£305 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 - £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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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
134 87 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.95% 17.76% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 75
Average daily rate £335 £283 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.53 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £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 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 September 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
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 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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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
Stevenage - 3 £275 - 1
Watford - 1 £335 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Wireless
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (18.75%) Android
7 3 (18.75%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) MPLS
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (12.50%) IPsec
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) UMTS
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) SNMP
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) UMTS
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) WCDMA
6 2 (12.50%) LTE
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GDB
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Support
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Dalvik
1 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) e-Health
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
2 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet