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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 95 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 35 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.03% 3.82% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 4
Median daily rate £400 £280 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £154 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.63 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +60.00%
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
349 497 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.81% 17.91% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 246 180
Median daily rate £400 £326 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 59 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +30 22 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +16 12 £381 +199.01% 3
Bedfordshire -1 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 45 (51.72%) Cisco
2 32 (36.78%) LAN
3 24 (27.59%) Meraki
4 22 (25.29%) HP
4 22 (25.29%) Firewall
4 22 (25.29%) Aruba
5 21 (24.14%) 3G
5 21 (24.14%) WLAN
6 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
7 19 (21.84%) Linux
7 19 (21.84%) LTE
7 19 (21.84%) 4G
8 18 (20.69%) Wireless
9 17 (19.54%) C
9 17 (19.54%) DNS
10 16 (18.39%) WAN
10 16 (18.39%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (17.24%) Active Directory
12 14 (16.09%) Bluetooth
12 14 (16.09%) Python
12 14 (16.09%) C++
12 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
13 13 (14.94%) 802.1X
13 13 (14.94%) VMware
14 12 (13.79%) Perl
15 11 (12.64%) HTML
15 11 (12.64%) CSS
15 11 (12.64%) Unix
15 11 (12.64%) JavaScript

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.15%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.78%) LAN
2 22 (25.29%) Firewall
3 21 (24.14%) 3G
3 21 (24.14%) WLAN
4 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
5 19 (21.84%) 4G
5 19 (21.84%) LTE
6 18 (20.69%) Wireless
7 17 (19.54%) DNS
8 16 (18.39%) WAN
9 14 (16.09%) Bluetooth
10 11 (12.64%) 802.15
10 11 (12.64%) HTTP
10 11 (12.64%) Internet
10 11 (12.64%) SSL
10 11 (12.64%) X.509
10 11 (12.64%) ZigBee
11 8 (9.20%) VoIP
12 7 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Selenium
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.15%) JUnit
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.15%) TestLink
General
1 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Local Government
5 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Architect
2 16 (18.39%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Wireless Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (6.90%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.75%) WLAN Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) 802.1X
2 11 (12.64%) Ajax
2 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
2 11 (12.64%) CSS
2 11 (12.64%) HTML
2 11 (12.64%) JSON
2 11 (12.64%) REST
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) Django
4 1 (1.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.15%) Mason
4 1 (1.15%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.34%) Internet of Things
4 5 (5.75%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.75%) Smart Meter
4 5 (5.75%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) Handset
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) BYOD
8 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.15%) NHS
8 1 (1.15%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.15%) STB
8 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
3 10 (11.49%) Windows
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.15%) Android
7 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 8 (9.20%) Service Management
5 7 (8.05%) Project Management
6 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.90%) High Availability
6 6 (6.90%) ITIL
6 6 (6.90%) Software Licensing
7 5 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.75%) Network Management
8 4 (4.60%) Line Management
8 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.60%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.45%) Scrum
9 3 (3.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.30%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.30%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) C
2 14 (16.09%) C++
2 14 (16.09%) Python
3 12 (13.79%) Perl
4 11 (12.64%) Bash Shell
4 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) SQL
6 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.30%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.20%) CCNA
5 6 (6.90%) CCNP
5 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.45%) CCIE
7 3 (3.45%) CWNA
7 3 (3.45%) CWNE
8 1 (1.15%) CCENT
8 1 (1.15%) CWAP
8 1 (1.15%) CWDP
8 1 (1.15%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) Cisco
2 24 (27.59%) Meraki
3 22 (25.29%) Aruba
3 22 (25.29%) HP
4 13 (14.94%) VMware
5 8 (9.20%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (6.90%) Blue Coat
6 6 (6.90%) Citrix
6 6 (6.90%) Forcepoint
6 6 (6.90%) Juniper
6 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.75%) F5
7 5 (5.75%) Nortel
7 5 (5.75%) Siemens
8 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.45%) Arqiva
10 2 (2.30%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.30%) Nokia
10 2 (2.30%) Remedy