The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 373 366 416
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +50
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 265 282 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 3.91% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 157 113
Median daily rate £400 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.53 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% +11.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +13.28%
Wi-Fi
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7696 7206 7871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.43% 13.86% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4725 4188 4422
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 501 447
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London +2 96 £406 +17.75% 13
South East +4 49 £400 +8.10% 14
North West +38 38 £450 +102.24% 1
West Midlands -15 27 £460 +25.17% 6
East of England -9 19 £400 +8.10% 15
South West +16 15 £313 +8.69% 7
East Midlands -2 7 £300 +71.42% 4
Yorkshire -13 4 £425 +54.54% 1
North East -41 4 £218 -57.35%
Midlands -6 3 £375 -42.30%
South Coast +3 1 £450 -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 210 (39.18%) LAN
2 202 (37.69%) Cisco
3 182 (33.96%) WAN
4 147 (27.43%) Firewall
5 141 (26.31%) Windows
6 133 (24.81%) Wireless
7 109 (20.34%) Active Directory
8 106 (19.78%) Cisco Certification
9 99 (18.47%) Microsoft
10 82 (15.30%) Security Cleared
11 81 (15.11%) VoIP
12 80 (14.93%) ITIL
13 78 (14.55%) Data Centre
14 71 (13.25%) CCNP
15 67 (12.50%) VPN
16 66 (12.31%) DNS
16 66 (12.31%) Project Management
17 62 (11.57%) Windows Server
18 61 (11.38%) Network Security
18 61 (11.38%) Linux
19 59 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (10.82%) Internet
21 57 (10.63%) DHCP
22 56 (10.45%) Telecoms
23 55 (10.26%) SC Cleared
23 55 (10.26%) Palo Alto
24 54 (10.07%) HP
25 53 (9.89%) VMware
26 52 (9.70%) CCNA
27 50 (9.33%) CheckPoint

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in 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 22 (4.10%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.54%) Mule
3 15 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.80%) Skype for Business
4 13 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.87%) CMS
6 8 (1.49%) IIS
7 6 (1.12%) Confluence
7 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.93%) Apache
8 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 43 (8.02%) MS Office
2 38 (7.09%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.05%) MS Project
4 7 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) HipChat
6 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.77%) Office 365
2 32 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.24%) Google Apps
5 9 (1.68%) IaaS
6 7 (1.31%) Trello
7 6 (1.12%) SaaS
8 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.37%) Yammer
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (39.18%) LAN
2 182 (33.96%) WAN
3 147 (27.43%) Firewall
4 133 (24.81%) Wireless
5 81 (15.11%) VoIP
6 67 (12.50%) VPN
7 66 (12.31%) DNS
8 61 (11.38%) Network Security
9 58 (10.82%) Internet
10 57 (10.63%) DHCP
11 38 (7.09%) Ethernet
12 37 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (5.97%) 3G
13 32 (5.97%) BGP
13 32 (5.97%) TCP/IP
13 32 (5.97%) VLAN
14 31 (5.78%) MPLS
14 31 (5.78%) OSPF
15 26 (4.85%) WLAN
16 24 (4.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (0.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.12%) JIRA
2 4 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.56%) Subversion
4 2 (0.37%) Xcode
5 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 37 (6.90%) Finance
3 33 (6.16%) Retail
4 10 (1.87%) Electronics
5 7 (1.31%) Banking
6 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.93%) Marketing
8 4 (0.75%) Back Office
8 4 (0.75%) Billing
8 4 (0.75%) Games
8 4 (0.75%) German Language
8 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Law
9 3 (0.56%) Automotive
9 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.37%) French Language
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 91 (16.98%) Architect
2 83 (15.49%) Network Engineer
3 63 (11.75%) Project Manager
4 42 (7.84%) Analyst
5 40 (7.46%) Network Architect
6 33 (6.16%) Support Engineer
7 31 (5.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 30 (5.60%) Infrastructure Manager
9 27 (5.04%) Consultant
10 21 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
11 20 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
11 20 (3.73%) Developer
12 19 (3.54%) Desktop Support
12 19 (3.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 19 (3.54%) Security Engineer
13 18 (3.36%) Network Security Engineer
14 17 (3.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 17 (3.17%) Service Analyst
14 17 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.48%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.61%) Middleware
3 10 (1.87%) Django
4 5 (0.93%) .NET
4 5 (0.93%) LAMP
5 3 (0.56%) JSON
6 2 (0.37%) HTML
6 2 (0.37%) J2EE
6 2 (0.37%) RESTful
6 2 (0.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.19%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.19%) CSS
7 1 (0.19%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) WAP
7 1 (0.19%) XML
7 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.36%) Fat Client
3 18 (3.36%) Thin Client
4 17 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.61%) CESG
5 14 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.24%) EPoS
8 11 (2.05%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.05%) PKI
8 11 (2.05%) Raspberry Pi
9 10 (1.87%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.87%) Social Media
10 8 (1.49%) BYOD
11 7 (1.31%) CCTV
11 7 (1.31%) NHS
11 7 (1.31%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.12%) Handset
13 5 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 141 (26.31%) Windows
2 62 (11.57%) Windows Server
3 61 (11.38%) Linux
4 37 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 33 (6.16%) Mac OS X
5 33 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.36%) Unix
7 18 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.80%) Windows 10
9 14 (2.61%) Android
10 12 (2.24%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.93%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.75%) CentOS
15 3 (0.56%) MVS
16 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.93%) ITIL
2 66 (12.31%) Project Management
3 59 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (9.14%) PRINCE2
5 43 (8.02%) Migration
6 40 (7.46%) Network Design
7 37 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (5.41%) Service Management
9 28 (5.22%) DevOps
10 21 (3.92%) ITIL V3
11 19 (3.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (3.36%) Network Architecture
12 18 (3.36%) Software Delivery
13 16 (2.99%) TOGAF
14 15 (2.80%) Problem Management
15 14 (2.61%) Incident Management
16 13 (2.43%) Change Control
17 12 (2.24%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (2.24%) Load Balancing
17 12 (2.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.10%) Python
2 18 (3.36%) SQL
3 15 (2.80%) C
4 12 (2.24%) C++
5 10 (1.87%) Perl
6 8 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.93%) C#
7 5 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.75%) Embedded C
8 4 (0.75%) Ruby
9 3 (0.56%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.37%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.19%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (19.78%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (15.30%) Security Cleared
3 71 (13.25%) CCNP
4 55 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 52 (9.70%) CCNA
6 27 (5.04%) CCIE
7 26 (4.85%) Degree
8 21 (3.92%) CISSP
9 18 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (2.43%) MCSE
12 11 (2.05%) CCDP
13 9 (1.68%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.68%) MCP
14 8 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.49%) JNCIP
15 6 (1.12%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.12%) MCSA
15 6 (1.12%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.22%) SLA
2 11 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.85%) XenApp
3 24 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.12%) Firmware
7 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.37%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.19%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (9.33%) SCCM
2 21 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (3.54%) Ansible
3 19 (3.54%) Puppet
4 14 (2.61%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.49%) Nagios
7 8 (1.49%) OpenView
8 6 (1.12%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.37%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (0.37%) WSUS
11 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.19%) Cacti
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco CME
12 1 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 202 (37.69%) Cisco
2 99 (18.47%) Microsoft
3 55 (10.26%) Palo Alto
4 54 (10.07%) HP
5 53 (9.89%) VMware
6 50 (9.33%) CheckPoint
7 45 (8.40%) Juniper
8 41 (7.65%) Citrix
9 39 (7.28%) Aruba
10 32 (5.97%) Google
11 21 (3.92%) Dell
12 18 (3.36%) Fortinet
13 15 (2.80%) Apple
13 15 (2.80%) Mitel
14 13 (2.43%) AppSense
14 13 (2.43%) F5
14 13 (2.43%) Meraki
14 13 (2.43%) ThinPrint
15 12 (2.24%) Avaya
15 12 (2.24%) SolarWinds
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