The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 115 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 2.17% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-43.92% +46.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
640 644 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.43% 26.83% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 217 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Wi-Fi
South East

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
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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 6 £300 -27.71% 4
Slough 0 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) UMTS
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
5 5 (23.81%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
5 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
5 5 (23.81%) LTE
6 4 (19.05%) NGN
6 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
6 4 (19.05%) Internet
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) 3G

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) UMTS
3 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (23.81%) MPLS
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 5 (23.81%) LTE
4 4 (19.05%) NGN
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) 3G
5 3 (14.29%) DMZ
6 2 (9.52%) WiMAX
6 2 (9.52%) 4G
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) 2G
6 2 (9.52%) GSM
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
7 1 (4.76%) WLAN
7 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) RF Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) RF Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 3 (14.29%) ITSM
3 3 (14.29%) Data Security
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) MobileIron
3 2 (9.52%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Siemens
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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