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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 138 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 3.44% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Average daily rate £310 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £251 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -66.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 4 £375 +42.85% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 1 - - 23
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Wireless
3 8 (40.00%) SCCM
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (30.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) WLAN
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (15.00%) 3G
8 3 (15.00%) MS Office
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) CCNP
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Wireless
2 8 (40.00%) VoIP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) WLAN
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) 3G
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) 3GPP
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) 802.11
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) LTE
8 1 (5.00%) Frame Relay
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Database Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) STB
1 1 (5.00%) SecurID
1 1 (5.00%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Use Case
2 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
2 1 (5.00%) Network Management
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Nokia
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
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