The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 53 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing WLAN 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.46% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £225 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +37.03%
WLAN
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
129 205 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.25% 24.03% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 93 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WLAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +7 1 - -
WLAN
East of England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) 4G
4 4 (36.36%) LTE
4 4 (36.36%) Aruba
4 4 (36.36%) Meraki
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) 3G
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) CCIE
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) CWNA
6 2 (18.18%) CWNE
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 1 (9.09%) Brocade
7 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (9.09%) Firmware
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) BGP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) 3G
4 4 (36.36%) 4G
4 4 (36.36%) LTE
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) FCoE
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) IPv6
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) WLAN Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CWNA
3 2 (18.18%) CWNE
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Aruba
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Meraki
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) VMware