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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 70
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 3.39% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £475 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £468 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -17.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +35.13%  

WLAN 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 166 118 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.06% 17.77% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 210 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £256 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 9 34
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +62.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £24.88 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Watford - 2 - -
WLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) TOWER Software
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (33.33%) EPoS
4 2 (33.33%) Toshiba
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

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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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Build and Configuration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Toshiba
2 2 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Retalix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware