Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 81 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 33 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.38% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 5.46% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £393 £413 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +75.53% -44.71%
10th Percentile £222 £325 £174
90th Percentile £438 £453 £351
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +3.23% +14.81% -15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 - £13.87
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +10.98% +2.50%

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 297 238 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.38% 16.66% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 92 151
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £187 £154
90th Percentile £575 £511 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £13.55 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £66.81 £35.00 £46.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.90
% change year-on-year +6.06% -17.09% -47.28%

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Hertfordshire

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Hertfordshire

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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 17 June 2019. 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 - 14 £160 -
Watford -8 4 - - 1
Letchworth - 2 - -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 14 (42.42%) C
1 14 (42.42%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) 5G
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (30.30%) CCNP
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) LAN
5 10 (30.30%) 3GPP
6 9 (27.27%) VPN
6 9 (27.27%) Embedded C
6 9 (27.27%) Firewall
6 9 (27.27%) LTE
7 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (24.24%) OSPF
7 8 (24.24%) BGP
7 8 (24.24%) DNS
7 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
8 7 (21.21%) Juniper
8 7 (21.21%) TACACS
8 7 (21.21%) Scrum
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
8 7 (21.21%) ProxySG
8 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (21.21%) F5

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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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) 5G
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (30.30%) 3GPP
3 10 (30.30%) LAN
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) LTE
4 9 (27.27%) VPN
5 8 (24.24%) BGP
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) OSPF
5 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (21.21%) FWSM
6 7 (21.21%) TACACS
6 7 (21.21%) WPA2
7 5 (15.15%) WAN
8 2 (6.06%) 3G
8 2 (6.06%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 3 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) VHDL
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) e-Health
4 1 (3.03%) LIMS
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) PACS
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (21.21%) Scrum
2 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 3 (9.09%) Presales
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) DNA
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Health Informatics
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Informatics
5 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C
1 14 (42.42%) C++
2 9 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 5 (15.15%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.03%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat
3 7 (21.21%) F5
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Aruba
5 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Huawei
6 1 (3.03%) IronPort
6 1 (3.03%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.03%) Perforce