Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 75 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 26 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.63% 1.67% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.40% 7.86% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £285 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% -20.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £117 £161 £211
90th Percentile £464 £347 £450
East of England median daily rate £333 £350 £278
% change year-on-year -5.00% +26.13% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +72.41% -69.47%
10th Percentile £21.60 £13.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £52.75 £29.48 £15.25
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

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 250 318 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.65% 21.23% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 142 156
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +3.12%
10th Percentile £160 £132 £244
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -9.59% -15.21%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £14.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £32.25 £44.08
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -35.35% -34.00% +17.19%

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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 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +14 9 £223 - 1
Stevenage -22 3 £325 +14.04% 5
Hatfield +2 2 £300 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 2 £431 -4.17% 2
St Albans - 2 £215 -
Radlett - 1 £100 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) Juniper
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Office 365
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 5 (19.23%) BGP
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
5 5 (19.23%) 802.1X
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (15.38%) WPA2
6 4 (15.38%) FWSM
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (15.38%) CCNP
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (15.38%) TACACS
6 4 (15.38%) Telecoms

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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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) BGP
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (15.38%) FWSM
5 4 (15.38%) OSPF
5 4 (15.38%) TACACS
5 4 (15.38%) WPA2
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) WLAN
7 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.85%) SIEM
3 1 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) Ruby
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GxP
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) VMware NSX
2 3 (11.54%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) logstash
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Juniper
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Aruba
4 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) MikroTik
6 1 (3.85%) New Relic
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) Percona
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk