Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 67 80
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 31 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.01% 2.06% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 9.39% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 £243 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.28% -46.00% +63.64%
10th Percentile £254 £185 £300
90th Percentile £318 £450 £510
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -42.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.75 £14.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £15.25 £53.25
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.28% -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 270 309 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.54% 21.99% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 161 123
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
10th Percentile £188 £195 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £548
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £36.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.08% +74.29% +28.83%
10th Percentile £12.64 £13.38 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.60 £44.53 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £34.81 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.51% +16.03% +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

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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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Stevenage +5 19 £285 +46.15% 3
Watford -6 5 - - 1
Hertford -2 3 £450 -
St Albans - 1 £300 - 1
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Firewall
3 11 (35.48%) C
4 10 (32.26%) LAN
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
5 9 (29.03%) Internet
6 8 (25.81%) 3GPP
6 8 (25.81%) WAN
6 8 (25.81%) LTE
7 7 (22.58%) Feature Driven Development
7 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Network Security
7 7 (22.58%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (22.58%) Signal Processing
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (22.58%) Algorithms
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
7 7 (22.58%) VHDL
7 7 (22.58%) Scrum
7 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (19.35%) CCNA
9 5 (16.13%) Network Design
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.13%) VMware

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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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
3 9 (29.03%) Internet
4 8 (25.81%) 3GPP
4 8 (25.81%) LTE
4 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (22.58%) Network Security
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) Broadband
7 4 (12.90%) ISDN
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) DHCP
8 3 (9.68%) DNS
9 2 (6.45%) IGMP
9 2 (6.45%) Multicast
9 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.45%) WLAN
10 1 (3.23%) NAS
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) DSP Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior DSP Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Support
4 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Algorithms
1 7 (22.58%) VHDL
2 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (22.58%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (22.58%) Scrum
2 7 (22.58%) Signal Processing
2 7 (22.58%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Network Management
5 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.45%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Logistics
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C
2 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
3 3 (9.68%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) CCSA
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CWNA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (9.68%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Aruba
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Sun