The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.70% - 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.86% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +46.93%
Wi-Fi
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.33% 27.50% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 10
Median daily rate £275 £348 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% +40.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £298 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Watford region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Handset
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Casper Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Xcode
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft