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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 114 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 14 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 1.09% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 4.22% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £250 £230 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +53.19%
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
581 663 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.52% 25.85% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 280 203
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 28 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 +2 9 - - 2
Wokingham - 2 - -
Slough +2 1 - -
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
2 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (52.00%) ITIL
4 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (44.00%) Project Management
5 11 (44.00%) LTE
6 10 (40.00%) VoLTE
6 10 (40.00%) Amdocs
6 10 (40.00%) Ericsson
6 10 (40.00%) MS Project
6 10 (40.00%) ITIL V3
7 9 (36.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (24.00%) Wireless
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) Remedy
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) Bluetooth
10 4 (16.00%) Broadband
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) 802.1X
11 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
11 3 (12.00%) WiMAX

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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (40.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) LTE
2 10 (40.00%) VoLTE
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
4 6 (24.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) Bluetooth
6 4 (16.00%) Broadband
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.00%) IPsec
7 3 (12.00%) IPv4
7 3 (12.00%) IPv6
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Voice Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Field Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (12.00%) RSS
3 1 (4.00%) MAPI
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) ITIL
3 11 (44.00%) Project Management
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (12.00%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Business Development
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
2 3 (12.00%) MCTS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Amdocs
2 10 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) Remedy
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) VMware