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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 397 419 438
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 185 133 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.01% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 74 67
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£365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £204 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.45 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-23.45% +6.57%
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
7287 6633 8388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.55% 13.66% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3987 3673 3880
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 387 659
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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
London +5 63 £313 -3.84% 22
South East +2 35 £375 +21.95% 15
Yorkshire - 22 £294 - 2
West Midlands +4 19 £450 +20.00% 2
North West 0 16 £225 -10.00% 9
East of England -13 9 £405 -46.00% 18
South West -35 7 £400 +60.00% 4
East Midlands - 5 £450 - 1
Midlands - - - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 97 (31.91%) Windows
2 79 (25.99%) LAN
2 79 (25.99%) Cisco
3 75 (24.67%) Microsoft
3 75 (24.67%) WAN
4 72 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 69 (22.70%) Firewall
6 53 (17.43%) ITIL
7 48 (15.79%) DHCP
8 46 (15.13%) DNS
8 46 (15.13%) Wireless
9 45 (14.80%) VPN
10 41 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (13.49%) 3G
11 40 (13.16%) Windows 7
12 38 (12.50%) Linux
13 37 (12.17%) Project Management
14 36 (11.84%) PRINCE2
14 36 (11.84%) Windows XP
15 35 (11.51%) Citrix
16 34 (11.18%) MS Office
16 34 (11.18%) Telecoms
16 34 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (11.18%) SCCM
17 31 (10.20%) Finance
18 30 (9.87%) Internet
19 29 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 27 (8.88%) VoIP
21 26 (8.55%) MS Exchange
21 26 (8.55%) SharePoint

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (8.55%) MS Exchange
1 26 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (3.95%) IIS
5 11 (3.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (3.29%) Lync
7 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.32%) SAS
9 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.99%) CMS
10 2 (0.66%) Apache
10 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.33%) Site Server
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (11.18%) MS Office
2 19 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.96%) MS Project
4 7 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.32%) SPSS
6 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.24%) Office 365
2 17 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (25.99%) LAN
2 75 (24.67%) WAN
3 69 (22.70%) Firewall
4 48 (15.79%) DHCP
5 46 (15.13%) DNS
5 46 (15.13%) Wireless
6 45 (14.80%) VPN
7 41 (13.49%) 3G
8 30 (9.87%) Internet
9 27 (8.88%) VoIP
10 24 (7.89%) TCP/IP
11 19 (6.25%) 4G
12 18 (5.92%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (5.26%) IP Telephony
13 16 (5.26%) BGP
13 16 (5.26%) MPLS
14 15 (4.93%) Network Security
15 14 (4.61%) LTE
15 14 (4.61%) OSPF
16 13 (4.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.33%) Redis
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.66%) Selenium
1 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.66%) JUnit
1 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.33%) PVCS
2 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 34 (11.18%) Telecoms
2 31 (10.20%) Finance
3 9 (2.96%) Retail
4 8 (2.63%) Marketing
5 7 (2.30%) Dutch Language
6 6 (1.97%) Publishing
6 6 (1.97%) Legal
7 5 (1.64%) Back Office
7 5 (1.64%) Banking
8 4 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.32%) Advertising
9 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.99%) Automotive
9 3 (0.99%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) French Language
10 2 (0.66%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (17.43%) Analyst
2 39 (12.83%) Project Manager
3 32 (10.53%) Architect
3 32 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 27 (8.88%) Support Engineer
5 20 (6.58%) Desktop Support
6 15 (4.93%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.61%) Network Architect
7 14 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (4.28%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (3.95%) Network Analyst
9 12 (3.95%) Consultant
10 11 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.62%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (3.29%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (2.63%) Support Technician
13 8 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.99%) Middleware
1 3 (0.99%) .NET
1 3 (0.99%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.66%) HTML
2 2 (0.66%) LAMP
3 1 (0.33%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.33%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.33%) REST
3 1 (0.33%) OCX
3 1 (0.33%) XHTML
3 1 (0.33%) CSS
3 1 (0.33%) SOAP
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) XML
3 1 (0.33%) WAP
3 1 (0.33%) XMPP
3 1 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.91%) Blackberry
2 15 (4.93%) PKI
3 11 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.29%) Fat Client
4 10 (3.29%) PMI
4 10 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.29%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.30%) Smartcard
5 7 (2.30%) NHS
5 7 (2.30%) Firmware
5 7 (2.30%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.97%) iPad
6 6 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.64%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.32%) Statistics
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.32%) iPhone
8 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.32%) STB
8 4 (1.32%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 97 (31.91%) Windows
2 40 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 38 (12.50%) Linux
4 36 (11.84%) Windows XP
5 34 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.95%) Android
11 8 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.32%) Solaris
12 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.99%) UNIX
13 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.43%) ITIL
2 37 (12.17%) Project Management
3 36 (11.84%) PRINCE2
4 29 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (8.55%) Migration
6 18 (5.92%) Service Management
7 16 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 15 (4.93%) Configuration Management
9 14 (4.61%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.28%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (3.95%) Information Assurance
11 12 (3.95%) Network Design
11 12 (3.95%) Change Management
12 8 (2.63%) Project Planning
12 8 (2.63%) Performance Management
13 7 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.30%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.95%) C
2 9 (2.96%) SQL
3 4 (1.32%) C++
3 4 (1.32%) Python
4 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
4 2 (0.66%) Embedded C++
4 2 (0.66%) PHP
4 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.33%) R
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.33%) XAML
5 1 (0.33%) Java
5 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) Perl
5 1 (0.33%) VB
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.59%) Degree
5 16 (5.26%) CCNA
6 13 (4.28%) PMI Certification
6 13 (4.28%) MCSE
6 13 (4.28%) MCSA
7 12 (3.95%) CCIE
7 12 (3.95%) CCNP
8 10 (3.29%) MCP
9 7 (2.30%) PMP
10 6 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.32%) CCDP
11 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.32%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) SLA
2 6 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.99%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.29%) UAG
3 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.64%) XenApp
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.66%) XenServer
6 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 34 (11.18%) SCCM
2 4 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.32%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.99%) ZENworks
3 3 (0.99%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.99%) Nessus
3 3 (0.99%) WSUS
4 2 (0.66%) SCOM
4 2 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.66%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.66%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.66%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (25.99%) Cisco
2 75 (24.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.51%) Citrix
4 24 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 22 (7.24%) VMware
6 13 (4.28%) HP
6 13 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.62%) Dell
8 9 (2.96%) Remedy
8 9 (2.96%) Juniper
9 8 (2.63%) Avaya
10 7 (2.30%) SAP
10 7 (2.30%) Nokia
11 6 (1.97%) Symantec
12 5 (1.64%) Aruba
12 5 (1.64%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.64%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.32%) Apple
13 4 (1.32%) F5
14 3 (0.99%) MobileIron
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