Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 20 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 73 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 34 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.18% 1.46% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.59% 7.04% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00% -
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -69.47% +275.64%
10th Percentile £13.37 £13.75 £35.25
90th Percentile £41.75 £15.25 £57.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £39.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% +0.65%

Wireless 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 321 284 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.56% 20.71% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £256
90th Percentile £535 £525 £544
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 9 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £20.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.98% -7.08% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.15 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Hertfordshire

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Stevenage +5 18 £285 -
Watford -3 4 - -
Hertford -3 2 - -
Hatfield - 2 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) C
3 11 (32.35%) LAN
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (29.41%) Internet
5 9 (26.47%) Embedded C
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (23.53%) WAN
6 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
7 7 (20.59%) VHDL
7 7 (20.59%) CCNA
7 7 (20.59%) 3GPP
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
7 7 (20.59%) LTE
7 7 (20.59%) Feature Driven Development
7 7 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (20.59%) Signal Processing
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (20.59%) Algorithms
8 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (17.65%) Network Design
8 6 (17.65%) Network Security
8 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 5 (14.71%) VPN

Wireless
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 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) Internet
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (23.53%) WAN
6 7 (20.59%) 3GPP
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (20.59%) LTE
7 6 (17.65%) Network Security
8 5 (14.71%) VPN
9 4 (11.76%) Broadband
9 4 (11.76%) ISDN
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) WLAN
10 3 (8.82%) DHCP
10 3 (8.82%) DNS
11 2 (5.88%) IGMP
11 2 (5.88%) Multicast
11 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) DSP Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior DSP Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Support
4 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Network Support
5 4 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Algorithms
1 7 (20.59%) VHDL
2 1 (2.94%) CCTV
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Debian
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (20.59%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Scrum
2 7 (20.59%) Signal Processing
2 7 (20.59%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) Network Design
3 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.88%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.94%) Presales
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (2.94%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) C
2 9 (26.47%) Embedded C
3 3 (8.82%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) AWK
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) CCNP
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) CCSA
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) CWNA
6 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) Dell
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) Meraki
6 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.94%) Wyse