Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 68 75
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 35 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.21% 2.12% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.11% 11.85% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £275 £285 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% -3.39% -34.44%
10th Percentile £120 £195 £183
90th Percentile £338 £300 £450
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.50 £26.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.57% +82.76% -69.47%
10th Percentile £27.50 £14.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £66.81 £42.75 £15.25
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +8.54% +3.80% +1.28%

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 289 287 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.27% 17.92% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 129 170
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £175 £164 £200
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £388 £361 £365
% change year-on-year +7.34% -1.10% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £37.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -54.96% +75.46%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.23 £13.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £32.85 £44.53
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -51.82% -2.14% +19.74%

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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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 11 £325 +14.04% 2
Watford +6 7 £275 - 4
Hatfield - 2 £300 - 5
St Albans +4 1 £215 -28.33% 1
Radlett - 1 £100 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (40.00%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
3 9 (25.71%) Juniper
3 9 (25.71%) VPN
3 9 (25.71%) LAN
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) LTE
4 8 (22.86%) 4G
4 8 (22.86%) 3GPP
4 8 (22.86%) Windows
4 8 (22.86%) 5G
5 7 (20.00%) 802.1X
5 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.00%) BGP
5 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (17.14%) OSPF
6 6 (17.14%) TACACS
6 6 (17.14%) DNS
6 6 (17.14%) CCNP
6 6 (17.14%) FWSM
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.14%) WPA2
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 5 (14.29%) ProxySG

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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 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
2 9 (25.71%) VPN
3 8 (22.86%) 3GPP
3 8 (22.86%) 4G
3 8 (22.86%) 5G
3 8 (22.86%) LTE
4 7 (20.00%) BGP
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) FWSM
5 6 (17.14%) OSPF
5 6 (17.14%) TACACS
5 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (17.14%) WPA2
6 4 (11.43%) WCDMA
7 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
1 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.71%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Office 365 Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.86%) VHDL
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (5.71%) SDLC
4 2 (5.71%) Signal Processing
4 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Product Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
5 1 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) C
1 4 (11.43%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) R
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) GxP
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) QRadar
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Juniper
3 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Perforce
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Aruba
6 2 (5.71%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.86%) Xilinx