The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 43 60
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 2.62% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 15.38% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 4
Median daily rate - £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +29.23%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 117 117 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.83% 17.03% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 57
Median daily rate £365 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 16
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £13.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
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 Wi-Fi within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) SAN

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Graduate
1 2 (25.00%) IT Graduate
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Database Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Verilog
1 1 (12.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Meraki
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
2 1 (12.50%) VMware