The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN 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 WLAN over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 62 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 0.82% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -30.76%
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
209 122 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.06% 20.07% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 51 27
Average daily rate £350 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WLAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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 - 2 £225 -
Watford - 1 £375 - 1
WLAN
East of England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 2 (50.00%) VC++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) GSM
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) HSUPA
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) JTAG
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) XMPP
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WLAN 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 WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) GSM
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (50.00%) HSUPA
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) VC++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP