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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 82 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +3
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 45 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.87% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 2.47% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 2
Average daily rate £375 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £390 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.03% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £23.60
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £21.50 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+89.53% -7.32%
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
355 364 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.78% 14.29% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 179 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 61 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the East of England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 23 £450 +15.38% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 13 £250 - 3
Suffolk - 5 £238 -
Norfolk - 2 £490 - 1
Essex -3 1 £350 +27.27% 2
East Anglia - 1 £218 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 45 (53.57%) Cisco
2 38 (45.24%) Firewall
3 32 (38.10%) LAN
4 26 (30.95%) DNS
5 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
6 21 (25.00%) Juniper
6 21 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
8 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 18 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (20.24%) Barracuda Networks
9 17 (20.24%) Cisco PIX
9 17 (20.24%) DHCP
9 17 (20.24%) Forcepoint
9 17 (20.24%) Blue Coat
10 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (19.05%) Windows
10 16 (19.05%) Linux
10 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
10 16 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (17.86%) WAN
11 15 (17.86%) CCNA
11 15 (17.86%) SLA
12 14 (16.67%) WLAN
12 14 (16.67%) C
12 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (16.67%) VMware
12 14 (16.67%) Aruba
12 14 (16.67%) Meraki
13 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.19%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.24%) Firewall
2 32 (38.10%) LAN
3 26 (30.95%) DNS
4 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
5 21 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (20.24%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (20.24%) DHCP
8 15 (17.86%) WAN
9 14 (16.67%) WLAN
10 11 (13.10%) Bluetooth
10 11 (13.10%) VoIP
11 10 (11.90%) 802.15
11 10 (11.90%) HTTP
11 10 (11.90%) Internet
11 10 (11.90%) SSL
11 10 (11.90%) X.509
11 10 (11.90%) ZigBee
12 9 (10.71%) 4G
12 9 (10.71%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.19%) JUnit
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.19%) Selenium
2 1 (1.19%) TestLink
General
1 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
4 2 (2.38%) Local Government
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.57%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (3.57%) Exchange Support
8 3 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) 802.1X
1 10 (11.90%) Ajax
1 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
1 10 (11.90%) CSS
1 10 (11.90%) HTML
1 10 (11.90%) JSON
1 10 (11.90%) REST
2 7 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) Django
3 1 (1.19%) jQuery
3 1 (1.19%) Mason
3 1 (1.19%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.52%) Internet of Things
2 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.95%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) BYOD
5 1 (1.19%) CCTV
5 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.19%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Linux
1 16 (19.05%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.52%) Unix
3 8 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.71%) Software Licensing
4 8 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 8 (9.52%) ITIL
4 8 (9.52%) Project Management
5 7 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.95%) High Availability
6 5 (5.95%) Network Management
6 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.76%) Line Management
7 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.76%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.57%) Functional Testing
8 3 (3.57%) Migration
8 3 (3.57%) Scrum
8 3 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) C
2 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 12 (14.29%) C++
3 11 (13.10%) Python
4 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.90%) Perl
5 9 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.19%) PHP
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (17.86%) CCNA
4 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.14%) Degree
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.57%) CCNP
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Cisco
2 21 (25.00%) Juniper
3 17 (20.24%) Barracuda Networks
3 17 (20.24%) Blue Coat
3 17 (20.24%) Forcepoint
4 14 (16.67%) Aruba
4 14 (16.67%) Meraki
4 14 (16.67%) VMware
5 12 (14.29%) HP
6 11 (13.10%) CheckPoint
6 11 (13.10%) Remedy
7 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.33%) F5
9 6 (7.14%) Citrix
10 5 (5.95%) Nortel
10 5 (5.95%) Siemens
11 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (4.76%) Splunk
12 2 (2.38%) Brocade
12 2 (2.38%) FireEye