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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 46 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 9 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.56% - 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% - 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate £450 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.27%
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
109 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.92% 14.02% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 42
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £450 -
WLAN
East of England

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (80.00%) Meraki
3 11 (73.33%) Aruba
3 11 (73.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Unix
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (40.00%) Wireless
6 6 (40.00%) 3G
6 6 (40.00%) LTE
6 6 (40.00%) 4G
7 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) F5
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) Broadband
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (20.00%) CCNP
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
10 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (13.33%) Service Management
10 2 (13.33%) CCNA
10 2 (13.33%) Network Management
10 2 (13.33%) Presales
11 1 (6.67%) FCoE
11 1 (6.67%) Content Management

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (40.00%) 3G
2 6 (40.00%) 4G
2 6 (40.00%) LTE
2 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) Broadband
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) FCoE
5 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Presales Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) ISMS
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Meraki
3 11 (73.33%) Aruba
3 11 (73.33%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
6 1 (6.67%) Huawei
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com