The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 127 141 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 0.93% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£308 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £375 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.53 - £31.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 - £31.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 - £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £13.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -54.23%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
569 431 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.20% 14.24% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 152
Average daily rate £315 £315 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 53 63
Average hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire -5 9 £350 -6.66% 2
Essex - 6 £260 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £140 - 13
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) LAN
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) WAN
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (15.38%) Windows
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.82%) CCNA
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
6 5 (12.82%) VoIP
6 5 (12.82%) DNS
6 5 (12.82%) Finance
7 4 (10.26%) Wireless
7 4 (10.26%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (10.26%) VLAN
7 4 (10.26%) JIRA
7 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.26%) SLA
7 4 (10.26%) VPN
7 4 (10.26%) FTP
7 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.26%) VBA
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.26%) MS Office
7 4 (10.26%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) LAN
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) VoIP
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) FTP
5 4 (10.26%) Wireless
5 4 (10.26%) VLAN
5 4 (10.26%) OSPF
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) MPLS
8 1 (2.56%) FCoE
8 1 (2.56%) 4G
8 1 (2.56%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Trac
2 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
1 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) PowerBuilder Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) CGI
3 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) VLE
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) AS400
3 1 (2.56%) Handset
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.13%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.56%) Network Design
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) ERP
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.26%) VBA
3 3 (7.69%) C
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) XenServer
3 1 (2.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Aerohive Networks
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Juniper
4 3 (7.69%) Nokia
4 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.69%) Remedy
4 3 (7.69%) Websense
4 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.69%) Polycom
4 3 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Aruba
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Mitel
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