The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 141 119 142
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.51% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +78.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +188.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-48.07% +42.46%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 397 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 16.61% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 152 244
Average daily rate £313 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 65
Average hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Hertfordshire +3 3 - - 3
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5
Essex - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) 3G
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) WLAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) 4G
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Smartcard

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) 4G
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Telnet
3 1 (11.11%) 2G
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
1 1 (11.11%) STB
1 1 (11.11%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) Aruba
2 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
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