Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 90 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +20
Contract jobs citing WLAN 10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.36% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 1.74% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £279 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -38.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £358 £218 £374
90th Percentile £461 £412 £500
East of England median daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 - £60.00

WLAN 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 317 287 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.97% 20.57% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 157 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.20% - +4.53%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £253
90th Percentile £530 £525 £548
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.08 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing WLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Hertfordshire

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WLAN in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Hertfordshire

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WLAN in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Hertfordshire

WLAN
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 WLAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 - 7 £375 -
WLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) PMO
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Multicast
6 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) IGMP

WLAN
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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) IGMP
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
5 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Services Manager
2 2 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software