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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 342 324 429
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +105
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 269 333 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 4.62% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 214 105
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £196 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 24
Median hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £20.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +13.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £43.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £26.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +29.62%
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
6891 7203 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.94% 14.19% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4287 4402
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 446 411
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -55 78 £388 +12.31% 16
South East +36 58 £340 -20.00% 18
North West +11 35 £519 +9.21% 15
East of England -20 27 £325 -16.12% 18
South West +26 21 £243 -32.63% 14
West Midlands -18 14 £525 +31.25% 8
North East -29 14 £213 -57.07%
East Midlands +5 12 £290 +14.85% 4
Yorkshire +9 11 £400 +29.03% 4
Midlands +1 1 £475 -26.92%
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 207 (36.77%) LAN
2 204 (36.23%) Cisco
3 166 (29.48%) WAN
4 159 (28.24%) Firewall
5 131 (23.27%) Windows
6 127 (22.56%) Wireless
7 123 (21.85%) Microsoft
8 113 (20.07%) Cisco Certification
9 100 (17.76%) Active Directory
10 96 (17.05%) ITIL
11 90 (15.99%) CCNP
12 89 (15.81%) VoIP
13 84 (14.92%) Security Cleared
13 84 (14.92%) Data Centre
14 83 (14.74%) Project Management
15 79 (14.03%) CheckPoint
16 73 (12.97%) Network Security
17 71 (12.61%) VPN
18 65 (11.55%) MS Office
19 64 (11.37%) PRINCE2
19 64 (11.37%) Telecoms
20 62 (11.01%) Internet
20 62 (11.01%) SC Cleared
21 57 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (9.77%) DNS
22 55 (9.77%) MS Excel
23 53 (9.41%) Windows Server
24 51 (9.06%) DHCP
25 50 (8.88%) CCNA
25 50 (8.88%) Aruba

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 20 (3.55%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.49%) Skype for Business
3 12 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.95%) CMS
4 11 (1.95%) Mule
5 8 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.71%) Apache
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.36%) Confluence
8 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) Site Server
Applications
1 65 (11.55%) MS Office
2 55 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 29 (5.15%) MS Project
4 8 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.04%) Office 365
2 29 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.13%) G Suite
5 10 (1.78%) SaaS
6 7 (1.24%) Trello
7 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 207 (36.77%) LAN
2 166 (29.48%) WAN
3 159 (28.24%) Firewall
4 127 (22.56%) Wireless
5 89 (15.81%) VoIP
6 73 (12.97%) Network Security
7 71 (12.61%) VPN
8 62 (11.01%) Internet
9 55 (9.77%) DNS
10 51 (9.06%) DHCP
11 47 (8.35%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (7.10%) Ethernet
13 38 (6.75%) MPLS
14 37 (6.57%) TCP/IP
15 36 (6.39%) OSPF
16 35 (6.22%) VLAN
17 29 (5.15%) 3G
18 28 (4.97%) Cisco Nexus
19 27 (4.80%) LTE
20 26 (4.62%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.18%) GIS
2 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 64 (11.37%) Telecoms
2 44 (7.82%) Retail
3 28 (4.97%) Finance
4 9 (1.60%) Electronics
5 6 (1.07%) Local Government
5 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.07%) Marketing
6 5 (0.89%) Back Office
6 5 (0.89%) Games
7 4 (0.71%) Banking
7 4 (0.71%) Billing
7 4 (0.71%) German Language
7 4 (0.71%) Law
8 3 (0.53%) French Language
8 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Automotive
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (17.41%) Network Engineer
2 92 (16.34%) Architect
3 82 (14.56%) Project Manager
4 43 (7.64%) Network Architect
5 39 (6.93%) Analyst
6 37 (6.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 32 (5.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 28 (4.97%) Support Engineer
9 25 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
9 25 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
10 22 (3.91%) Voice Project Manager
11 20 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (3.55%) Network Manager
12 19 (3.37%) Consultant
12 19 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
12 19 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
12 19 (3.37%) Security Engineer
13 18 (3.20%) Desktop Support
14 17 (3.02%) Developer
15 15 (2.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.09%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.78%) Django
3 9 (1.60%) Middleware
4 4 (0.71%) J2EE
5 3 (0.53%) .NET
5 3 (0.53%) JSON
5 3 (0.53%) Web Services
6 2 (0.36%) HTML
6 2 (0.36%) RESTful
7 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.18%) CSS
7 1 (0.18%) HTML5
7 1 (0.18%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.18%) REST
7 1 (0.18%) SOAP
7 1 (0.18%) WAP
7 1 (0.18%) WCF
7 1 (0.18%) WPF
7 1 (0.18%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.92%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (2.66%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.66%) Driving Licence
4 15 (2.66%) Fat Client
4 15 (2.66%) Thin Client
5 14 (2.49%) CESG
6 12 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.95%) EPoS
7 11 (1.95%) Social Media
8 10 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (1.78%) Raspberry Pi
9 9 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 9 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.42%) BYOD
10 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.24%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 131 (23.27%) Windows
2 53 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 46 (8.17%) Windows 7
4 40 (7.10%) Linux
5 24 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.09%) Windows 10
7 21 (3.73%) Android
7 21 (3.73%) Mac OS X
8 20 (3.55%) Apple iOS
9 19 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (2.84%) Unix
12 10 (1.78%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.07%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.53%) MVS
17 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
18 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
18 1 (0.18%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (17.05%) ITIL
2 83 (14.74%) Project Management
3 64 (11.37%) PRINCE2
4 57 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (7.82%) Migration
6 40 (7.10%) ITIL V3
7 38 (6.75%) Service Management
8 36 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (5.68%) Network Design
10 28 (4.97%) Network Architecture
11 19 (3.37%) TOGAF
12 18 (3.20%) Validation
13 17 (3.02%) DevOps
13 17 (3.02%) Time Management
14 16 (2.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (2.84%) Load Balancing
14 16 (2.84%) Service Design
15 15 (2.66%) Software Delivery
16 14 (2.49%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.02%) Python
2 16 (2.84%) C
3 10 (1.78%) C++
3 10 (1.78%) SQL
4 8 (1.42%) Perl
5 6 (1.07%) Embedded C
5 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.36%) C#
6 2 (0.36%) Embedded C++
6 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (20.07%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (15.99%) CCNP
3 84 (14.92%) Security Cleared
4 62 (11.01%) SC Cleared
5 50 (8.88%) CCNA
6 32 (5.68%) CCIE
7 22 (3.91%) Degree
8 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (2.31%) CISSP
9 13 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.31%) MCSE
10 11 (1.95%) CCDP
10 11 (1.95%) JNCIA
10 11 (1.95%) MCSA
11 10 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (1.78%) JNCIP
12 9 (1.60%) MCP
13 8 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (1.24%) ACTC
14 7 (1.24%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.09%) SLA
2 5 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.18%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (17.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.37%) XenApp
4 14 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (1.24%) Firmware
8 3 (0.53%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.53%) vSphere
8 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.36%) NFS
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) Docker
10 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (6.22%) SCCM
2 21 (3.73%) FortiGate
3 13 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (1.95%) Ansible
5 10 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (1.78%) Puppet
6 6 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.07%) Nagios
6 6 (1.07%) OpenView
7 3 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.36%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) Cacti
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) Nessus
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 204 (36.23%) Cisco
2 123 (21.85%) Microsoft
3 79 (14.03%) CheckPoint
4 50 (8.88%) Aruba
5 48 (8.53%) Juniper
6 44 (7.82%) Palo Alto
6 44 (7.82%) VMware
7 42 (7.46%) HP
8 41 (7.28%) Citrix
9 30 (5.33%) F5
10 25 (4.44%) Google
11 23 (4.09%) Meraki
11 23 (4.09%) Remedy
12 22 (3.91%) Ericsson
12 22 (3.91%) Fortinet
13 20 (3.55%) Apple
14 14 (2.49%) BT
14 14 (2.49%) Dell
15 12 (2.13%) Blue Coat
16 10 (1.78%) EMC
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