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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / East of England
Rank 101 87 117
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 19 35 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 1.48% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 10.54% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 4
Median daily rate £325 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -7.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-57.83% +93.02%

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
360 332 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.08% 14.08% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 179 173
Median daily rate £340 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £242 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 67
Median hourly rate £19.90 £41.50 £23.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +78.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Essex +2 7 £338 -3.57%
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £325 +4.83% 11
Suffolk -2 4 - -
Hertfordshire -12 3 £188 -58.33% 3
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (30.95%) VoIP
2 11 (26.19%) ZigBee
3 10 (23.81%) Retail
4 8 (19.05%) Bluetooth
4 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 8 (19.05%) EMC
5 7 (16.67%) PSTN
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) Network Security
6 6 (14.29%) Wireless
6 6 (14.29%) C
6 6 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (11.90%) Office 365
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco
7 5 (11.90%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) Internet
7 5 (11.90%) Firewall
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Degree
8 4 (9.52%) BT
8 4 (9.52%) Electronics
8 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.52%) Finance
8 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (9.52%) MS Office

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 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) VoIP
2 11 (26.19%) ZigBee
3 8 (19.05%) Bluetooth
4 7 (16.67%) Network Security
4 7 (16.67%) PSTN
5 6 (14.29%) Wireless
6 5 (11.90%) Firewall
6 5 (11.90%) Internet
6 5 (11.90%) VPN
7 4 (9.52%) LAN
7 4 (9.52%) WAN
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.14%) DHCP
8 3 (7.14%) DNS
8 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.14%) WebEx
9 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.38%) Intranet
9 1 (2.38%) LTE
9 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (11.90%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Graduate
4 2 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) IT Graduate
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (9.52%) Internet of Things
3 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.76%) Handset
5 1 (2.38%) CCTV
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Verilog
5 1 (2.38%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.52%) Project Management
2 4 (9.52%) Validation
3 3 (7.14%) CRM
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (2.38%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) EMC
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) BT
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Meraki
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk