Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 79 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 -21 +40
Contract jobs citing Wireless 21 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.33% 0.93% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.02% 4.32% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £323 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -24.12% +58.88%
10th Percentile £181 £147 £261
90th Percentile £436 £406 £488
East of England median daily rate £375 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.47% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £32.00 £23.19 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.02% +71.74% -66.25%
10th Percentile £16.30 £15.61 £13.25
90th Percentile £48.90 £31.76 £13.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.98% +2.50% +11.11%

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 262 278 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.59% 21.65% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 148 144
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +10.55%
10th Percentile £154 £130 £250
90th Percentile £509 £558 £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 £17.00 £19.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year -14.57% -46.93% +55.44%

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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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 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
Watford +5 8 £120 -62.50% 3
Hemel Hempstead -8 4 £413 -8.33% 2
Hatfield 0 2 £300 -
St Albans - 2 £215 -
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 - - 1
Stevenage -12 1 - - 4
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) VMware NSX
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
5 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) Office 365
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) Perl
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 3 (14.29%) HTTP
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
7 3 (14.29%) SSL
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Replication
7 3 (14.29%) Ruby

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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 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (14.29%) nginx
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365
3 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (14.29%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) Junos
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Azure Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (14.29%) Database Tuning
1 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Microservices
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (14.29%) Release Automation
1 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
1 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 3 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) PHP
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) Ruby
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 3 (14.29%) Kibana
1 3 (14.29%) logstash
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) SolarWinds
4 3 (14.29%) Aruba
4 3 (14.29%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) Google
4 3 (14.29%) New Relic
4 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 3 (14.29%) Percona
4 3 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) MikroTik
6 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow