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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 104 112 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +29
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 27 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 1.19% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.82% 7.18% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 5
Median daily rate £360 £355 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £260 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £373
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -16.77%
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 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%
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
464 515 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.49% 16.50% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 242 248
Median daily rate £375 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 72 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.53 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.21% -15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.52 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -3 14 £343 -6.16% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 6 - - 2
Essex +1 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 £368 -
Bedfordshire -3 1 £425 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (45.28%) LAN
2 21 (39.62%) Cisco
3 15 (28.30%) WAN
4 14 (26.42%) Firewall
4 14 (26.42%) Wireless
5 12 (22.64%) VoIP
6 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
8 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
8 8 (15.09%) CCNA
9 7 (13.21%) Avaya
9 7 (13.21%) WLAN
9 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (13.21%) Network Security
9 7 (13.21%) 802.1X
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) Linux
10 6 (11.32%) Ethernet
10 6 (11.32%) C++
10 6 (11.32%) C
10 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.43%) IPv4
11 5 (9.43%) CCNP
11 5 (9.43%) Citrix
11 5 (9.43%) ISDN
11 5 (9.43%) OSPF
11 5 (9.43%) VMware
11 5 (9.43%) Mitel
11 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
12 4 (7.55%) Meraki

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 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) LAN
2 15 (28.30%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) Firewall
3 14 (26.42%) Wireless
4 12 (22.64%) VoIP
5 7 (13.21%) Network Security
5 7 (13.21%) WLAN
6 6 (11.32%) Ethernet
6 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.43%) IPv4
7 5 (9.43%) ISDN
7 5 (9.43%) OSPF
8 4 (7.55%) 802.11
8 4 (7.55%) BGP
8 4 (7.55%) DNS
8 4 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (7.55%) VPN
9 3 (5.66%) 3G
9 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
1 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) IT Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) IT Support
4 6 (11.32%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Telecoms Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Developer
6 4 (7.55%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) WLAN Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Ajax
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) Buildbot
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (5.66%) PlayStation
4 2 (3.77%) Handset
5 1 (1.89%) BYOD
5 1 (1.89%) CCTV
5 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.89%) IVR
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.66%) Data Privacy
4 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.66%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) TDD
5 2 (3.77%) B2B
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) High Availability
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL
5 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.77%) Migration
5 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.89%) DSDM
6 1 (1.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C
1 6 (11.32%) C++
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) Perl
3 2 (3.77%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.09%) CCNA
3 5 (9.43%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) CCIE
6 2 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CWNA
6 2 (3.77%) CWNE
6 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CCENT
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCITP
7 1 (1.89%) MCTS
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Firmware
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) NFS
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
3 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) Casper Suite
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.89%) WMI
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
3 7 (13.21%) Avaya
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) Mitel
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Aruba
5 4 (7.55%) Juniper
5 4 (7.55%) Meraki
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.66%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Nokia
6 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.66%) Symantec
7 2 (3.77%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk