The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 46 47 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 1.94% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 11.21% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £224 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £369 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +22.52%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 107 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.80% 17.29% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 47
Average daily rate £275 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Wireless
East of England

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
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 22 July 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
Watford -8 1 £335 +21.81% 3
Stevenage - 1 £275 -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) CCNP
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) MPLS
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (18.75%) VoIP
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) Android
9 2 (12.50%) LTE
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (12.50%) SCCM
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (12.50%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 2 (12.50%) Aruba
9 2 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (12.50%) F5
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 7

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) LTE
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) Multicast
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) WCDMA
6 2 (12.50%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
1 1 (6.25%) GDB
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Support
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Support
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
1 1 (6.25%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
2 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (12.50%) Aruba
2 2 (12.50%) F5
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Meru Networks
3 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
3 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
Watford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 26 days ago