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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 105 140 99
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -41
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 19 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.19% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 1.55% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 8
Average daily rate
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£280 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £189 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +12.50%
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
445 388 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.86% 12.44% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 161 140
Average daily rate £325 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
Essex +20 12 £328 +98.48%
Bedfordshire - 3 £338 -
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £128 - 6
Hertfordshire +3 2 - - 4
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
5 7 (23.33%) MPLS
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) VPN
5 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) Retail
6 6 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (20.00%) Firewall
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) JDA
7 4 (13.33%) OSPF
7 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
7 4 (13.33%) Apple
7 4 (13.33%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (13.33%) VoIP
7 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.33%) VBA
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) MPLS
1 7 (23.33%) VPN
1 7 (23.33%) Wireless
2 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) OSPF
3 4 (13.33%) VoIP
3 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) FCoE
6 1 (3.33%) 4G
6 1 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Trac
3 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) PowerBuilder Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) NHS
1 2 (6.67%) VLE
1 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Handset
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CCNP
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) XenServer
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) JDA
4 4 (13.33%) Apple
4 4 (13.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
5 2 (6.67%) Nokia
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Kerio
5 2 (6.67%) Polycom
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Brocade
6 1 (3.33%) HP