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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 133 113 130
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 14 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 2.29% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£373 £225 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.55% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £185 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £645 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £26.38 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.81% +126.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +55.35%
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
523 350 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.02% 14.78% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 132 247
Average daily rate £348 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 49 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £30.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.26% -43.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £401 - 9
Hertfordshire -19 5 £300 -60.00% 1
Essex -9 2 £350 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 3 (17.65%) 3G
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) 2G
5 2 (11.76%) 4G
5 2 (11.76%) Meraki
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) Meru Networks
6 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (5.88%) Office 365
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) 2G
4 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
4 2 (11.76%) WLAN
4 2 (11.76%) 4G
5 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) 2.5G
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.88%) STB
1 1 (5.88%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Meraki
3 1 (5.88%) Meru Networks
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) Aruba
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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