The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 407 424 450
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +26
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 163 118 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 1.85% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 72 61
Average daily rate
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£315 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £202 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.31% +64.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £26.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-60.74% +46.57%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6806 6381 8247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.79% 13.72% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3689 3382 3737
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in England

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the England region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in England

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in England

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the England region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in England

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
London +3 63 £340 +6.25% 20
South East -2 33 £279 -9.34% 22
West Midlands +3 18 £450 +20.00% 3
North West +7 14 £225 - 5
Yorkshire - 11 £385 - 5
South West -31 8 £400 +77.77% 4
East Midlands +3 6 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England -28 4 £375 +15.38% 8
Midlands - - - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 89 (33.09%) Windows
2 74 (27.51%) LAN
3 69 (25.65%) WAN
4 67 (24.91%) Cisco
5 63 (23.42%) Active Directory
6 57 (21.19%) Microsoft
7 53 (19.70%) Firewall
8 44 (16.36%) DHCP
9 41 (15.24%) DNS
9 41 (15.24%) ITIL
10 40 (14.87%) Telecoms
11 38 (14.13%) Project Management
11 38 (14.13%) 3G
11 38 (14.13%) Linux
11 38 (14.13%) Citrix
12 37 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (13.75%) Windows 7
13 36 (13.38%) VPN
14 35 (13.01%) PRINCE2
15 33 (12.27%) Wireless
16 32 (11.90%) Finance
16 32 (11.90%) Windows XP
17 31 (11.52%) VoIP
17 31 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (11.15%) SCCM
19 29 (10.78%) MS Office
20 27 (10.04%) Internet
21 26 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (9.67%) TCP/IP
22 24 (8.92%) Security Cleared

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.18%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.83%) IIS
5 11 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.35%) Lync
7 6 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.49%) SAS
9 3 (1.12%) CMS
9 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.37%) Site Server
11 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (10.78%) MS Office
2 17 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.35%) MS Project
4 7 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.49%) SPSS
6 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.43%) Office 365
2 15 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.09%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (27.51%) LAN
2 69 (25.65%) WAN
3 53 (19.70%) Firewall
4 44 (16.36%) DHCP
5 41 (15.24%) DNS
6 38 (14.13%) 3G
7 36 (13.38%) VPN
8 33 (12.27%) Wireless
9 31 (11.52%) VoIP
10 27 (10.04%) Internet
11 26 (9.67%) TCP/IP
12 23 (8.55%) MPLS
13 20 (7.43%) BGP
14 17 (6.32%) OSPF
15 16 (5.95%) Network Security
15 16 (5.95%) 4G
16 14 (5.20%) Broadband
17 13 (4.83%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (4.46%) Ethernet
19 11 (4.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.37%) Redis
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.74%) Selenium
1 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.74%) JUnit
2 1 (0.37%) PVCS
2 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.37%) Trac
2 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 40 (14.87%) Telecoms
2 32 (11.90%) Finance
3 8 (2.97%) Marketing
4 7 (2.60%) Banking
4 7 (2.60%) Retail
5 5 (1.86%) Dutch Language
5 5 (1.86%) Legal
6 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.12%) French Language
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Publishing
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Automotive
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (16.36%) Analyst
2 39 (14.50%) Project Manager
3 31 (11.52%) Architect
4 27 (10.04%) Network Engineer
5 24 (8.92%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.69%) Desktop Support
7 13 (4.83%) Business Analyst
7 13 (4.83%) Consultant
7 13 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.83%) Network Architect
8 12 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (4.09%) Network Analyst
10 10 (3.72%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.72%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.97%) Network Consultant
13 7 (2.60%) Service Analyst
13 7 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.12%) .NET
1 3 (1.12%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.74%) WebRTC
2 2 (0.74%) HTML
2 2 (0.74%) WAP
2 2 (0.74%) Middleware
2 2 (0.74%) LAMP
3 1 (0.37%) XMPP
3 1 (0.37%) JSON
3 1 (0.37%) OCX
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) SOAP
3 1 (0.37%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) XML
3 1 (0.37%) XHTML
3 1 (0.37%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.83%) PKI
2 11 (4.09%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (3.72%) Fat Client
3 10 (3.72%) PMI
3 10 (3.72%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.35%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.60%) Smartcard
5 7 (2.60%) NHS
5 7 (2.60%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.23%) Firmware
7 5 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.49%) STB
8 4 (1.49%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.49%) Statistics
8 4 (1.49%) iPhone
8 4 (1.49%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.12%) iPad
9 3 (1.12%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (33.09%) Windows
2 38 (14.13%) Linux
3 37 (13.75%) Windows 7
4 32 (11.90%) Windows XP
5 31 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.20%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.09%) Android
11 7 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.23%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.86%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.49%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.12%) Solaris
16 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.74%) UNIX
16 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.37%) OpenWrt
17 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.24%) ITIL
2 38 (14.13%) Project Management
3 35 (13.01%) PRINCE2
4 26 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (8.55%) Migration
6 15 (5.58%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.58%) Service Management
6 15 (5.58%) Configuration Management
6 15 (5.58%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (4.46%) Information Assurance
7 12 (4.46%) Change Management
7 12 (4.46%) Network Design
8 11 (4.09%) Project Planning
9 8 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (2.97%) Risk Management
10 7 (2.60%) E-Commerce
10 7 (2.60%) Performance Management
10 7 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.23%) Business Transformation
11 6 (2.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.35%) C
2 7 (2.60%) SQL
3 2 (0.74%) Python
3 2 (0.74%) C++
3 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
3 2 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.37%) R
4 1 (0.37%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.37%) C#
4 1 (0.37%) XAML
4 1 (0.37%) VB
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (8.92%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.32%) CCIE
5 16 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.95%) Degree
6 15 (5.58%) CCNA
7 14 (5.20%) CCNP
8 12 (4.46%) MCP
8 12 (4.46%) MCSE
8 12 (4.46%) MCSA
8 12 (4.46%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.23%) PMP
10 4 (1.49%) CCDP
10 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.49%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.97%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (23.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.72%) UAG
3 5 (1.86%) XenApp
3 5 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.74%) XenServer
5 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (11.15%) SCCM
2 5 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.49%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.12%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.74%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.74%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (24.91%) Cisco
2 57 (21.19%) Microsoft
3 38 (14.13%) Citrix
4 17 (6.32%) VMware
5 15 (5.58%) CheckPoint
6 13 (4.83%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.97%) Avaya
7 8 (2.97%) HP
7 8 (2.97%) Remedy
8 6 (2.23%) Juniper
8 6 (2.23%) Aruba
8 6 (2.23%) Riverbed
9 5 (1.86%) Apple
9 5 (1.86%) Dell
9 5 (1.86%) Polycom
10 4 (1.49%) Symantec
10 4 (1.49%) SAP
10 4 (1.49%) F5
11 3 (1.12%) Bomgar
11 3 (1.12%) Verint
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Solmar Finance
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kidlington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago