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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 109 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 18 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 0.51% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£369 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £445 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +54.66%
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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
Slough - 10 £375 -
Reading - 4 - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (46.43%) Wireless
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
4 10 (35.71%) WAN
4 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) SSL
6 8 (28.57%) WLAN
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (25.00%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) IPsec
8 6 (21.43%) VLAN
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 6 (21.43%) OSPF
8 6 (21.43%) 3G
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) 4G
8 6 (21.43%) F5
9 5 (17.86%) Broadband
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Project Management
9 5 (17.86%) CCNP
9 5 (17.86%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) LTE
10 4 (14.29%) VMware
10 4 (14.29%) Retail

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Wireless
2 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 10 (35.71%) VPN
4 9 (32.14%) SSL
5 8 (28.57%) WLAN
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (21.43%) IPsec
7 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 6 (21.43%) VLAN
7 6 (21.43%) 4G
7 6 (21.43%) 3G
8 5 (17.86%) Broadband
8 5 (17.86%) LTE
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) DHCP
9 4 (14.29%) ADSL
9 4 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (10.71%) MPLS
10 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
General
1 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (14.29%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Design Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Network Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Security Designer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) RF Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Junior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) SecurID
2 1 (3.57%) IPTV
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.71%) eTOM
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) C++
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
1 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP
5 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.14%) PMP
6 2 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) F5
3 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) AlgoSec
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Tufin
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) CA
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia
7 1 (3.57%) Siemens
7 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) Huawei
7 1 (3.57%) AirMagnet