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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 125 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 3.69% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£353 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £23.20 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +54.66%
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
441 379 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.71% 15.75% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 178 182
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 58 60
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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 24 December 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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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 +8 4 £355 -5.33% 1
Essex -5 4 £313 -26.47%
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £275 - 3
Bedfordshire - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (32.00%) Windows
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) Wireless
3 5 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Apple
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) MS Office
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (12.00%) MPLS
5 3 (12.00%) JDA
5 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (12.00%) Bluetooth
5 3 (12.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) SLA
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) VPN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (12.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) ISDN
4 2 (8.00%) PBX
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) 3G
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) 2G
5 1 (4.00%) 2.5G
5 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) 4G
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) STB
2 1 (4.00%) e-Health
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Project Management
1 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
1 3 (12.00%) Python
1 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (8.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
1 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) JDA
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Kerio
4 2 (8.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) BT