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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 90 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.061% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 0.49% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £288 £270
% change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-16.09% +55.35%
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
211 206 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.44% 12.63% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 93
Average daily rate £388 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Northamptonshire - 5 £450 - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Site Server
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) 2G
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Broadband
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) 4G
4 1 (12.50%) PABX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) BlackBerry Internet Service
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
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