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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 49 42 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.34% 2.48% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 14.53% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £195 £435 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.17% +48.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £400 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £475 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £293
% change year-on-year -3.57% +19.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £39.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year -30.46% +15.80%  

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 117 117 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.57% 17.08% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 53
Median daily rate £330 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.22% +4.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £13.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Wireless
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

Wireless
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

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Hertfordshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Stevenage +2 5 £195 -
Watford - 2 £320 - 2
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (75.00%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (58.33%) WAN
4 12 (50.00%) VPN
4 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (45.83%) Network Design
5 11 (45.83%) Juniper
6 10 (41.67%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) Network Security
6 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) Network Management
7 9 (37.50%) Broadband
7 9 (37.50%) ISDN
7 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 8 (33.33%) CCNP
8 8 (33.33%) CCNA
9 5 (20.83%) WLAN
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Aruba
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
11 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
11 3 (12.50%) Apple
11 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.50%) Citrix
11 3 (12.50%) DBS Check

Wireless
Top Related 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) WAN
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) Network Security
5 9 (37.50%) Broadband
5 9 (37.50%) ISDN
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) WLAN
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.17%) DHCP
9 1 (4.17%) DNS
9 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.17%) Internet
9 1 (4.17%) Intranet
9 1 (4.17%) IPsec
9 1 (4.17%) OSPF
9 1 (4.17%) SAN
9 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Network Support
2 6 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Network Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Database Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) CCTV
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) NetWare
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (45.83%) Network Design
3 10 (41.67%) ITIL
4 9 (37.50%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Product Management
6 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) DBS Check
6 2 (8.33%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) Apple
3 3 (12.50%) Aruba
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Meraki
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Nokia
5 1 (4.17%) Retalix
5 1 (4.17%) Samsung
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.17%) Toshiba
5 1 (4.17%) VMware