The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 110 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 1.88% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -1.36%
Wi-Fi
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
657 691 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.40% 26.99% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 230 209
Average daily rate £360 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Berkshire region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Berkshire region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 4 £300 -27.71% 2
Slough +1 2 - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) LTE
5 5 (26.32%) UMTS
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (21.05%) SAP
6 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Legal
6 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) LTE
3 5 (26.32%) UMTS
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) DMZ
5 3 (15.79%) 3G
6 2 (10.53%) GSM
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) 4G
6 2 (10.53%) 2G
6 2 (10.53%) WiMAX
7 1 (5.26%) RNC
7 1 (5.26%) GGSN
7 1 (5.26%) SGSN
7 1 (5.26%) HSDPA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) RF Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) RF Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (15.79%) Service Management
1 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
1 3 (15.79%) ITSM
1 3 (15.79%) Data Security
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 2 (10.53%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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