The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 93 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 2.30% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+60.54% +11.42%
Wi-Fi
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
200 174 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.76% 12.05% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 87 68
Average daily rate £313 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £219 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £29.70
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 the East Midlands

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 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
Derbyshire -14 3 £350 -14.63% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 1 - -
Leicestershire -11 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) GSM
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CWNA
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) AirMagnet
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp