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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 102 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 27 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 1.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Average daily rate
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£293 £430 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £427 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £472 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +12.50%
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
732 632 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.39% 23.78% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 225 200
Average daily rate £325 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 17
Average hourly rate £36.75 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.64% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +6 8 £475 -5.00% 7
Newbury -1 8 £293 -31.97%
Slough - 6 £130 - 3
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 39 (67.24%) Wireless
2 35 (60.34%) Telecoms
3 26 (44.83%) 4G
4 25 (43.10%) LTE
5 24 (41.38%) WiMAX
6 23 (39.66%) UMTS
6 23 (39.66%) MPLS
7 22 (37.93%) GSM
8 20 (34.48%) C
9 19 (32.76%) DSL
10 17 (29.31%) CDMA2000
10 17 (29.31%) GPRS
10 17 (29.31%) SDH
10 17 (29.31%) Network Planning
10 17 (29.31%) HSPA
10 17 (29.31%) GPON
11 16 (27.59%) Radio Access Network
11 16 (27.59%) VoLTE
11 16 (27.59%) 3G
11 16 (27.59%) Ericsson
12 14 (24.14%) LAN
13 13 (22.41%) Linux
13 13 (22.41%) Cisco
14 12 (20.69%) Huawei
14 12 (20.69%) Firewall
15 11 (18.97%) WLAN
15 11 (18.97%) WAN
16 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
17 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (13.79%) ITIL

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (67.24%) Wireless
2 26 (44.83%) 4G
3 25 (43.10%) LTE
4 24 (41.38%) WiMAX
5 23 (39.66%) MPLS
5 23 (39.66%) UMTS
6 22 (37.93%) GSM
7 19 (32.76%) DSL
8 17 (29.31%) CDMA2000
8 17 (29.31%) SDH
8 17 (29.31%) GPRS
8 17 (29.31%) GPON
8 17 (29.31%) HSPA
9 16 (27.59%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (27.59%) VoLTE
9 16 (27.59%) 3G
10 14 (24.14%) LAN
11 12 (20.69%) Firewall
12 11 (18.97%) WLAN
12 11 (18.97%) WAN
General
1 35 (60.34%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (8.62%) Coordinator
1 5 (8.62%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
2 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (6.90%) Security Specialist
2 4 (6.90%) Network Specialist
2 4 (6.90%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (6.90%) Network Design Specialist
3 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Architect
4 2 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) IT Support
4 2 (3.45%) Designer
4 2 (3.45%) Security Designer
4 2 (3.45%) Ericsson Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) IPTV
2 4 (6.90%) SecurID
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Economics
4 2 (3.45%) Statistics
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Solaris
2 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.45%) Windows CE
3 2 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Network Planning
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.07%) Project Management
4 6 (10.34%) UML
4 6 (10.34%) OO
4 6 (10.34%) OOD
5 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.90%) eTOM
6 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Validation
6 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.90%) Network Management
7 3 (5.17%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.17%) TDD
7 3 (5.17%) Fault Management
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) C
2 7 (12.07%) C++
3 5 (8.62%) Embedded C
3 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.07%) PMI Certification
2 7 (12.07%) Degree
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) PMP
3 6 (10.34%) CCNP
4 5 (8.62%) NVQ Level 3
5 4 (6.90%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) CISSP
6 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Ericsson
2 13 (22.41%) Cisco
3 12 (20.69%) Huawei
4 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.34%) Juniper
5 6 (10.34%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.34%) F5
6 4 (6.90%) Tufin
6 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.90%) CA
6 4 (6.90%) AlgoSec
7 3 (5.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) Actix
8 2 (3.45%) Meru Networks
8 2 (3.45%) HP
8 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (3.45%) CODA
8 2 (3.45%) Sage
8 2 (3.45%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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