The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 72 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.69% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 4.06% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £550 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.18% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.75 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+102.53% -14.87%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 197 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.98% 17.03% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 29
Average daily rate £388 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £16.10 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.92 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £34.20 £37.50
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 Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Buckinghamshire region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Buckinghamshire region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Milton Keynes +2 1 £600 +88.23%
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 16 (64.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) Project Management
5 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) HNC
6 8 (32.00%) HND
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 5 (20.00%) Android
7 5 (20.00%) Aruba
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
8 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
8 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) C
8 4 (16.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) WAP
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
8 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
8 4 (16.00%) Android Development

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Wireless
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) BGP
3 2 (8.00%) DSL
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) OSPF
3 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (8.00%) TACACS
4 1 (4.00%) 802.11
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.00%) HSRP
4 1 (4.00%) IPv4
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) WAP
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Android
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Android Development
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) SFIA
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) C++
1 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) HNC
4 8 (32.00%) HND
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.00%) CCNP
7 1 (4.00%) APMP
7 1 (4.00%) CCIE
7 1 (4.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds