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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 108 97 140
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 21 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 1.31% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 8.35% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Median daily rate £400 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £292 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.83% +59.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +13.28%
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
467 443 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.81% 15.74% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 197 279
Median daily rate £375 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £219 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 78
Median hourly rate £34.25 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.21% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £51.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire -13 11 £368 -0.67% 5
Cambridgeshire +18 5 - - 8
Suffolk - 4 £425 -
Bedfordshire -6 1 £425 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 18 (37.50%) LAN
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) Firewall
3 14 (29.17%) WAN
4 12 (25.00%) VoIP
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (22.92%) Wireless
5 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
6 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 8 (16.67%) CCNA
6 8 (16.67%) 802.1X
7 7 (14.58%) Network Security
7 7 (14.58%) Avaya
7 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 6 (12.50%) Linux
8 6 (12.50%) C
8 6 (12.50%) C++
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (10.42%) Mitel
9 5 (10.42%) Retail
9 5 (10.42%) Citrix
9 5 (10.42%) 802.11
9 5 (10.42%) OSPF
9 5 (10.42%) WLAN
9 5 (10.42%) IPv4
9 5 (10.42%) CCNP
9 5 (10.42%) ISDN
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft

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 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) LAN
2 15 (31.25%) Firewall
3 14 (29.17%) WAN
4 12 (25.00%) VoIP
5 11 (22.92%) Wireless
6 7 (14.58%) Network Security
6 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.42%) 802.11
8 5 (10.42%) IPv4
8 5 (10.42%) ISDN
8 5 (10.42%) OSPF
8 5 (10.42%) WLAN
9 4 (8.33%) BGP
9 4 (8.33%) DNS
9 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (8.33%) VPN
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
10 3 (6.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Robot Framework
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
1 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) IT Support
3 6 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
3 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.08%) Buildbot
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (6.25%) PlayStation
4 2 (4.17%) Handset
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
5 1 (2.08%) CCTV
5 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (6.25%) Data Privacy
3 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.25%) Project Management
3 3 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (4.17%) B2B
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) High Availability
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL
4 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.08%) Logistics
5 1 (2.08%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) C
1 6 (12.50%) C++
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (10.42%) CCNP
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CWNA
6 2 (4.17%) CWNE
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCENT
7 1 (2.08%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCTS
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) NFS
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) Casper Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.08%) WMI
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.58%) Avaya
4 5 (10.42%) Citrix
4 5 (10.42%) Mitel
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) VMware
6 3 (6.25%) Nokia
6 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Aruba
7 2 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.17%) Meraki
8 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.08%) Siemens
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Splunk