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 30 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.

Wireless LAN (WLAN)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.51% 1.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% -20.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 113 119 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.25% 17.05% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 57
Median daily rate £365 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing WLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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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 WLAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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 - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -
WLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Toshiba
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Retalix
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Retalix