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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 490 394 447
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +53
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 100 109 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.67% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 64
Average daily rate £351 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £178 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.20 £18.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £34.30 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +6 38 £405 +125.00% 13
London -38 34 £350 -12.50% 22
North West -11 12 £203 -6.89% 9
East of England -34 6 £310 -4.61% 27
South West -19 4 £330 - 3
West Midlands - - - - 6
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 74 (31.49%) Cisco
2 73 (31.06%) LAN
3 71 (30.21%) Windows
4 70 (29.79%) WAN
5 45 (19.15%) ITIL
5 45 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 43 (18.30%) VPN
6 43 (18.30%) Windows 7
7 42 (17.87%) TCP/IP
8 41 (17.45%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (16.17%) Wireless
9 38 (16.17%) Firewall
9 38 (16.17%) Active Directory
10 36 (15.32%) VoIP
10 36 (15.32%) Project Management
11 35 (14.89%) MS Office
12 33 (14.04%) PRINCE2
12 33 (14.04%) 3G
12 33 (14.04%) Telecoms
13 32 (13.62%) MPLS
14 30 (12.77%) Linux
15 29 (12.34%) Internet
16 28 (11.91%) DNS
17 27 (11.49%) DHCP
17 27 (11.49%) Windows XP
17 27 (11.49%) Degree
18 24 (10.21%) MS Excel
18 24 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (9.79%) CCNP
19 23 (9.79%) Finance

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.81%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.53%) Lync
4 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.28%) Node.js
8 2 (0.85%) CMS
8 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.85%) WordPress
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) Site Server
Applications
1 35 (14.89%) MS Office
2 24 (10.21%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.40%) MS Project
4 7 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.85%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (31.06%) LAN
2 70 (29.79%) WAN
3 43 (18.30%) VPN
4 42 (17.87%) TCP/IP
5 38 (16.17%) Wireless
5 38 (16.17%) Firewall
6 36 (15.32%) VoIP
7 33 (14.04%) 3G
8 32 (13.62%) MPLS
9 29 (12.34%) Internet
10 28 (11.91%) DNS
11 27 (11.49%) DHCP
12 21 (8.94%) OSPF
13 20 (8.51%) BGP
14 18 (7.66%) Network Security
15 17 (7.23%) Broadband
16 13 (5.53%) EIGRP
17 12 (5.11%) Ethernet
18 11 (4.68%) WLAN
19 10 (4.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.98%) MySQL
2 6 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) Redis
4 1 (0.43%) MS Access
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.85%) Trac
3 2 (0.85%) JIRA
3 2 (0.85%) Grunt
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) Selenium
4 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.43%) PVCS
4 1 (0.43%) JUnit
4 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
General
1 33 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.79%) Finance
3 7 (2.98%) Banking
3 7 (2.98%) Retail
4 5 (2.13%) Marketing
4 5 (2.13%) Back Office
5 4 (1.70%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Military
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (17.45%) Project Manager
2 35 (14.89%) Analyst
3 20 (8.51%) Developer
3 20 (8.51%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.66%) Network Engineer
5 16 (6.81%) Consultant
6 14 (5.96%) Architect
7 13 (5.53%) Desktop Support
7 13 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.11%) Android Developer
9 10 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) Administrator
11 8 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (2.98%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (2.98%) Cisco Engineer
12 7 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (2.98%) Wireless Engineer
12 7 (2.98%) Network Consultant
12 7 (2.98%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.55%) Google Maps API
2 4 (1.70%) HTML
2 4 (1.70%) CSS
2 4 (1.70%) SOAP
2 4 (1.70%) XML
3 3 (1.28%) CSS3
3 3 (1.28%) HTML5
3 3 (1.28%) Web Services
3 3 (1.28%) .NET
4 2 (0.85%) XHTML
4 2 (0.85%) REST
4 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.85%) WebRTC
4 2 (0.85%) jQuery
5 1 (0.43%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.43%) XMPP
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) Kohana
5 1 (0.43%) MFC
5 1 (0.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.98%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.98%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.55%) iPad
6 6 (2.55%) iPhone
7 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.13%) SecurID
7 5 (2.13%) PDA
7 5 (2.13%) NHS
8 4 (1.70%) Smartcard
8 4 (1.70%) PMI
8 4 (1.70%) Firmware
8 4 (1.70%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.70%) e-Health
9 3 (1.28%) PKI
9 3 (1.28%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.28%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.21%) Windows
2 43 (18.30%) Windows 7
3 30 (12.77%) Linux
4 27 (11.49%) Windows XP
5 24 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (9.36%) Android
7 21 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (5.96%) Apple iOS
9 11 (4.68%) UNIX
9 11 (4.68%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.83%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.98%) SUSE
12 5 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.70%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.70%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.15%) ITIL
2 36 (15.32%) Project Management
3 33 (14.04%) PRINCE2
4 12 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (5.11%) Network Design
4 12 (5.11%) Supplier Management
4 12 (5.11%) Android Development
5 11 (4.68%) Configuration Management
6 10 (4.26%) Project Planning
7 9 (3.83%) Service Management
7 9 (3.83%) Change Management
8 8 (3.40%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.40%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.40%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (2.55%) Risk Management
9 6 (2.55%) Quality Management
10 5 (2.13%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.13%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.13%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.96%) C
2 12 (5.11%) SQL
3 11 (4.68%) C++
4 10 (4.26%) Python
5 8 (3.40%) Java
6 7 (2.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.98%) C#
6 7 (2.98%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.13%) PHP
8 2 (0.85%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.85%) R
8 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.43%) PHP5
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (17.45%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (11.49%) Degree
3 23 (9.79%) CCNP
4 21 (8.94%) Security Cleared
5 18 (7.66%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.53%) CCNA
6 13 (5.53%) CCIE
7 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.55%) CCDP
9 5 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.13%) PMP
9 5 (2.13%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.70%) MCSE
11 3 (1.28%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.85%) MCSA
12 2 (0.85%) MCP
12 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.43%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.43%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) SLA
2 4 (1.70%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (16.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.40%) vSphere
3 4 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.43%) XenServer
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.11%) SCCM
2 7 (2.98%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.13%) Puppet
3 5 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.70%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (1.70%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.85%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 74 (31.49%) Cisco
2 45 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.51%) Citrix
4 12 (5.11%) VMware
4 12 (5.11%) Google
5 11 (4.68%) HP
5 11 (4.68%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.26%) Juniper
6 10 (4.26%) Riverbed
7 7 (2.98%) Aruba
7 7 (2.98%) SAP
7 7 (2.98%) Apple
8 5 (2.13%) Polycom
8 5 (2.13%) Facebook
8 5 (2.13%) Twitter
8 5 (2.13%) Nortel
8 5 (2.13%) Reuters
8 5 (2.13%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.70%) Symantec
9 4 (1.70%) Remedy
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £140 - £180 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Woodgreen Academy
Rate: From £22,500 to £26,500 per annum ,fixed term Contract (2 years)
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago