Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 82 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 +48
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 19 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.21% 0.87% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 4.00% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £85 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +370.59% -78.75% +60.32%
10th Percentile £305 £83 £228
90th Percentile £436 £303 £481
East of England median daily rate £380 £290 £400
% change year-on-year +31.03% -27.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £33.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -43.28% -25.56% +98.79%

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 259 275 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.49% 21.65% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 145 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +8.99%
10th Percentile £167 £130 £250
90th Percentile £510 £565 £535
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -12.33% -5.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £13.43
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.50 £43.55
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.06% -46.93% +57.89%

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 19 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 July 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 5 £413 - 2
Stevenage - 5 £400 - 1
Hatfield - 3 £400 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) F5
3 7 (36.84%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) ProxySG
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (26.32%) CCNA
5 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) HTTP
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
7 3 (15.79%) SSL

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 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (10.53%) Stackdriver
3 1 (5.26%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) OSPF
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (26.32%) NX-OS
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) HTTP
6 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
6 3 (15.79%) SSL
7 2 (10.53%) 802.11
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.53%) SNMP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Mocha
3 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
1 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) Chai
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Break/Fix
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Measurement
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CCENT
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) HAProxy
2 2 (10.53%) Kibana
2 2 (10.53%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Meraki
5 2 (10.53%) New Relic
5 2 (10.53%) Percona
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) Arista
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) MikroTik
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.26%) Tufin
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Xerox
6 1 (5.26%) Zscaler