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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 339 396 439
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +43
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 282 192 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 2.57% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 117 71
Average daily rate
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£345 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £373 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +29.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.53 £16.00 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.53% -19.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £108.00 £20.00 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.01%
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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
London +47 93 £394 +23.43% 22
South East +2 60 £338 -10.00% 19
East of England +29 37 £355 -11.47% 5
Yorkshire -24 26 £275 -4.34% 8
North West -27 18 £208 -11.88% 9
North East - 18 £510 - 2
South West -6 11 £275 -31.25% 11
West Midlands -10 9 £318 -27.42% 2
East Midlands -5 7 £403 -10.55% 1
Midlands - 2 £650 -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 188 (37.83%) Cisco
2 155 (31.19%) LAN
3 149 (29.98%) Firewall
4 128 (25.75%) WAN
5 125 (25.15%) Wireless
6 114 (22.94%) Windows
7 98 (19.72%) Microsoft
8 96 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (14.89%) VPN
10 73 (14.69%) Telecoms
11 65 (13.08%) CCNA
12 64 (12.88%) DNS
12 64 (12.88%) Data Centre
13 63 (12.68%) Windows 7
14 60 (12.07%) Active Directory
15 58 (11.67%) VoIP
16 54 (10.87%) MS Office
17 51 (10.26%) MPLS
18 49 (9.86%) CCNP
18 49 (9.86%) Finance
19 47 (9.46%) DHCP
19 47 (9.46%) Linux
20 46 (9.26%) 3G
21 45 (9.05%) HP
22 43 (8.65%) OSPF
23 42 (8.45%) BGP
23 42 (8.45%) Project Management
23 42 (8.45%) TCP/IP
23 42 (8.45%) 4G
24 41 (8.25%) Juniper

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.22%) IIS
2 16 (3.22%) Lync
3 10 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.01%) Drupal
7 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 54 (10.87%) MS Office
2 33 (6.64%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.61%) MS Project
5 7 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (0.40%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.40%) Line 500
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.23%) Office 365
2 10 (2.01%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.01%) GitHub
5 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (31.19%) LAN
2 149 (29.98%) Firewall
3 128 (25.75%) WAN
4 125 (25.15%) Wireless
5 74 (14.89%) VPN
6 64 (12.88%) DNS
7 58 (11.67%) VoIP
8 51 (10.26%) MPLS
9 47 (9.46%) DHCP
10 46 (9.26%) 3G
11 43 (8.65%) OSPF
12 42 (8.45%) BGP
12 42 (8.45%) TCP/IP
12 42 (8.45%) 4G
13 41 (8.25%) VLAN
14 40 (8.05%) Internet
15 38 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (6.84%) EIGRP
17 33 (6.64%) Network Security
18 27 (5.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.20%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (2.01%) JIRA
2 8 (1.61%) GitLab
3 4 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.80%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (0.60%) Selenium
4 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.40%) GCC
5 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.40%) Maven
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.20%) Ant
6 1 (0.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.20%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.20%) JMeter
6 1 (0.20%) Xcode
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 73 (14.69%) Telecoms
2 49 (9.86%) Finance
3 18 (3.62%) Retail
4 11 (2.21%) Banking
5 7 (1.41%) Electronics
6 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.21%) French Language
6 6 (1.21%) Local Government
7 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.80%) Back Office
8 4 (0.80%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 90 (18.11%) Network Engineer
2 48 (9.66%) Project Manager
2 48 (9.66%) Analyst
3 45 (9.05%) Architect
4 31 (6.24%) Support Engineer
5 24 (4.83%) Consultant
6 23 (4.63%) Developer
6 23 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (3.82%) Desktop Support
8 17 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (3.42%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (3.02%) Network Architect
9 15 (3.02%) Network Consultant
10 14 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (2.62%) Network Support
11 13 (2.62%) IT Support
12 12 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (2.41%) Technical Manager
13 11 (2.21%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.63%) HTML
2 21 (4.23%) .NET
3 16 (3.22%) CSS
3 16 (3.22%) Web Services
3 16 (3.22%) HTML5
4 14 (2.82%) 802.1X
5 11 (2.21%) jQuery
6 10 (2.01%) RSS
7 5 (1.01%) Middleware
7 5 (1.01%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.01%) Drush
8 4 (0.80%) XML
9 3 (0.60%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.40%) COM+
10 2 (0.40%) SAML
10 2 (0.40%) JSON
11 1 (0.20%) Ajax
11 1 (0.20%) XMPP
11 1 (0.20%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.01%) Social Media
5 9 (1.81%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.41%) PKI
6 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.01%) User Experience
9 4 (0.80%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.80%) iPad
9 4 (0.80%) EPoS
9 4 (0.80%) NHS
10 3 (0.60%) Clustering
10 3 (0.60%) VHDL
10 3 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.60%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.60%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 114 (22.94%) Windows
2 63 (12.68%) Windows 7
3 47 (9.46%) Linux
4 39 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (7.65%) Android
6 28 (5.63%) Apple iOS
7 26 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (5.03%) Mac OS
9 20 (4.02%) Windows XP
9 20 (4.02%) UNIX
10 17 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.42%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.61%) Solaris
12 8 (1.61%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.60%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.40%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (8.45%) Project Management
2 34 (6.84%) ITIL
2 34 (6.84%) Network Design
3 27 (5.43%) PRINCE2
4 24 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (4.43%) Performance Management
7 19 (3.82%) Change Control
8 17 (3.42%) Network Management
9 15 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (2.82%) Information Security
10 14 (2.82%) Service Management
10 14 (2.82%) Service Delivery
10 14 (2.82%) Software Engineering
11 13 (2.62%) Content Management
11 13 (2.62%) Capacity Management
11 13 (2.62%) Test Scripting
12 12 (2.41%) SDLC
13 11 (2.21%) Open Source
13 11 (2.21%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.43%) C
2 22 (4.43%) SQL
3 19 (3.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.62%) C++
5 12 (2.41%) PHP
6 11 (2.21%) ActionScript
7 10 (2.01%) VB
8 9 (1.81%) Java
9 8 (1.61%) Python
10 6 (1.21%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.80%) VBA
11 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.60%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.60%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.60%) Ruby
12 3 (0.60%) Erlang
13 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.40%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (13.08%) CCNA
3 49 (9.86%) CCNP
4 31 (6.24%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.02%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.62%) Degree
7 16 (3.22%) CCIE
8 11 (2.21%) CCDP
8 11 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (2.01%) MCSE
10 6 (1.21%) MCP
11 5 (1.01%) CISSP
11 5 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.01%) CCVP
12 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.80%) ISSAP
12 4 (0.80%) CCSP
13 3 (0.60%) MCSA
13 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.44%) SLA
2 7 (1.41%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.81%) Firmware
4 8 (1.61%) XenApp
5 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.60%) XenServer
6 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.20%) Squid
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.20%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.20%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (1.81%) OpenView
2 9 (1.81%) HP NNM
2 9 (1.81%) SCCM
3 8 (1.61%) NetCrunch
4 6 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.80%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.40%) DameWare
8 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.40%) WSUS
8 2 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.40%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 188 (37.83%) Cisco
2 98 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 45 (9.05%) HP
4 41 (8.25%) Juniper
5 34 (6.84%) VMware
6 27 (5.43%) CheckPoint
7 22 (4.43%) Citrix
7 22 (4.43%) Blue Coat
7 22 (4.43%) Aruba
8 21 (4.23%) Apple
9 20 (4.02%) Aerohive Networks
10 18 (3.62%) Remedy
11 17 (3.42%) Avaya
12 16 (3.22%) Dell
13 15 (3.02%) F5
13 15 (3.02%) SonicWALL
14 13 (2.62%) Google
15 12 (2.41%) Websense
15 12 (2.41%) SolarWinds
16 11 (2.21%) Nokia
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