The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 25 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.73% - 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£335 - £123
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £279
% change year-on-year
- +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +16.07%
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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
17 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.41% 12.05% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate £335 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £341 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds