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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 111 93 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 1.27% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 4.67% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 8
Average daily rate £433 £293 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.94% -29.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £259 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £331 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.28% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+60.54% +11.42%
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
561 728 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.27% 27.09% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 325 235
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 39
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 8 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £401 - 6
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (40.00%) LAN
1 12 (40.00%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) LTE
5 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.67%) Amdocs
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) Ericsson
6 5 (16.67%) MS Project
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 5 (16.67%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 4 (13.33%) Network Design
7 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 3 (10.00%) Remedy
8 3 (10.00%) Validation

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) LAN
1 12 (40.00%) WAN
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (23.33%) LTE
4 6 (20.00%) VoLTE
5 5 (16.67%) BGP
5 5 (16.67%) OSPF
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 5 (16.67%) VLAN
6 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.67%) IGRP
8 2 (6.67%) RIP
8 2 (6.67%) VPN
9 1 (3.33%) H.323
9 1 (3.33%) MGCP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Voice Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.67%) STB
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) Presales
6 2 (6.67%) Product Management
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) CCVP
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (16.67%) Amdocs
3 5 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) ProCurve
5 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Meraki