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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 112 98 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 1.11% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 4.12% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 6
Median daily rate £350 £290 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -32.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £197 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £306 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +60.00%
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
621 753 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.61% 26.94% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 320 235
Median daily rate £375 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.17% +98.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +1 12 £450 -5.26%
Slough +3 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
4 11 (42.31%) LTE
4 11 (42.31%) Project Management
5 10 (38.46%) Firewall
5 10 (38.46%) Ericsson
5 10 (38.46%) MS Project
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
5 10 (38.46%) Amdocs
5 10 (38.46%) VoLTE
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) LAN
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) WAN
8 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) Remedy
9 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
9 4 (15.38%) Bluetooth
9 4 (15.38%) Broadband
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) VLAN
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) 802.1X

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) LTE
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) VoLTE
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) Wireless
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) Bluetooth
5 4 (15.38%) Broadband
5 4 (15.38%) DNS
5 4 (15.38%) VLAN
6 3 (11.54%) BGP
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.54%) IPsec
6 3 (11.54%) IPv4
6 3 (11.54%) IPv6
6 3 (11.54%) MPLS
6 3 (11.54%) OSPF
6 3 (11.54%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Voice Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Field Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 3 (11.54%) RSS
3 1 (3.85%) MAPI
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
1 13 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (42.31%) Project Management
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (11.54%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Business Development
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) C++
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) MCTS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCVP
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.85%) cPanel
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Amdocs
2 10 (38.46%) Ericsson
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Remedy
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) VMware