Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 2018 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 85 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 17 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.06% 1.12% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 5.23% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.78% +1.41%
10th Percentile £150 £83 £223
90th Percentile £438 £434 £511
East of England median daily rate £333 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +2.31% -9.72% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% - +85.83%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 255 325 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.88% 21.34% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 145 155
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £163 £140 £245
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -9.59% -15.21%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £14.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £32.25 £44.08
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -35.00% -32.89% +24.17%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Hertfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -9 3 £413 +17.86% 1
Hatfield - 3 - - 2
Stevenage - 3 £325 -
Tring - 2 £150 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £175 -
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Juniper
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
5 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
6 4 (23.53%) WPA2
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) FWSM
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) TACACS
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
6 4 (23.53%) ProxySG
7 3 (17.65%) Retail

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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VPN
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) FWSM
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) TACACS
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) WPA2
6 2 (11.76%) 3G
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) Skype
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Microservices
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Release Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) Altiris
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Google
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Xerox
6 1 (5.88%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) New Relic
6 1 (5.88%) Percona
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Splunk