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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 44 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.79% 1.80% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 10.17% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £325 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +88.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.87 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +4.41%  

Wireless 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 165 118 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.11% 17.72% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 66 115
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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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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 3 months to 23 June 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
Hatfield - 2 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 1 £450 +12.50%
Welwyn Garden City +3 1 £325 -23.52% 2
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (30.77%) Broadband
5 4 (30.77%) ISDN
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) WLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
6 3 (23.08%) Meraki
7 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared

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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 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Broadband
4 4 (30.77%) ISDN
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) ATM
7 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.69%) LDAP
7 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (7.69%) RFID
7 1 (7.69%) SNMP
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Network Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) EPoS
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) AWK
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Meraki
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Toshiba
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Retalix
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Wyse