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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 397 407 405
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 161 123 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 2.04% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 61 64
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £463 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.20 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £36.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.56% +54.66%
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
6788 6019 6537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.53% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3869 3256 3192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 371 607
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.37 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +3 65 £290 -19.44% 15
South East +11 54 £331 -1.85% 25
Yorkshire +8 11 £405 -10.00% 8
East of England 0 11 £355 -5.33% 7
South West -20 8 £338 +3.84% 3
North West -8 7 £220 -26.66% 5
East Midlands +7 4 £410 -
West Midlands -1 1 - - 5
North East - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 138 (37.70%) Cisco
2 121 (33.06%) Windows
3 105 (28.69%) LAN
4 101 (27.60%) WAN
5 97 (26.50%) Microsoft
6 93 (25.41%) Firewall
7 89 (24.32%) VPN
8 76 (20.77%) Wireless
9 68 (18.58%) MS Office
10 57 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (13.11%) Telecoms
12 47 (12.84%) Security Cleared
13 46 (12.57%) Windows 7
13 46 (12.57%) MPLS
14 45 (12.30%) Active Directory
15 43 (11.75%) Linux
16 42 (11.48%) ITIL
17 40 (10.93%) VMware
18 38 (10.38%) DNS
18 38 (10.38%) SC Cleared
18 38 (10.38%) SCCM
19 36 (9.84%) TCP/IP
20 35 (9.56%) OSPF
21 34 (9.29%) MS Excel
21 34 (9.29%) Project Management
22 33 (9.02%) VoIP
23 32 (8.74%) Android
24 31 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
24 31 (8.47%) DHCP
24 31 (8.47%) Windows XP

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.01%) IIS
5 6 (1.64%) Apache
5 6 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.82%) Lync
8 3 (0.82%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 68 (18.58%) MS Office
2 34 (9.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.64%) MS Project
4 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.01%) Google Apps
2 8 (2.19%) Office 365
2 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (28.69%) LAN
2 101 (27.60%) WAN
3 93 (25.41%) Firewall
4 89 (24.32%) VPN
5 76 (20.77%) Wireless
6 46 (12.57%) MPLS
7 38 (10.38%) DNS
8 36 (9.84%) TCP/IP
9 35 (9.56%) OSPF
10 33 (9.02%) VoIP
11 31 (8.47%) Internet
11 31 (8.47%) DHCP
12 30 (8.20%) 3G
13 24 (6.56%) BGP
13 24 (6.56%) VLAN
14 23 (6.28%) WLAN
15 21 (5.74%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (5.74%) IP Telephony
16 20 (5.46%) 4G
17 19 (5.19%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.28%) MySQL
3 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Selenium
1 5 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 20 (5.46%) Retail
3 18 (4.92%) Finance
4 10 (2.73%) Banking
5 5 (1.37%) Back Office
5 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.37%) Publishing
6 3 (0.82%) Billing
6 3 (0.82%) Automotive
6 3 (0.82%) Dutch Language
6 3 (0.82%) French Language
7 2 (0.55%) Electronics
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Games
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (16.12%) Network Engineer
2 53 (14.48%) Analyst
3 38 (10.38%) Project Manager
4 23 (6.28%) Support Engineer
5 16 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (4.37%) Designer
6 15 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (4.10%) Network Analyst
6 15 (4.10%) Desktop Support
7 14 (3.83%) Architect
7 14 (3.83%) Service Analyst
8 13 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (3.55%) Wireless Engineer
9 12 (3.28%) Consultant
10 11 (3.01%) Developer
10 11 (3.01%) Test Engineer
11 10 (2.73%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (2.73%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.73%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.37%) LAMP
2 3 (0.82%) Middleware
3 2 (0.55%) CSS
3 2 (0.55%) WAP
4 1 (0.27%) COM+
4 1 (0.27%) JSON
4 1 (0.27%) Django
4 1 (0.27%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.56%) Blackberry
2 18 (4.92%) PKI
2 18 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.46%) STB
4 9 (2.46%) iPad
5 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.37%) e-Health
5 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.37%) Replication
5 5 (1.37%) Clustering
5 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.09%) IVR
6 4 (1.09%) CESG
6 4 (1.09%) SecurID
6 4 (1.09%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.82%) Open Source
7 3 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 121 (33.06%) Windows
2 46 (12.57%) Windows 7
3 43 (11.75%) Linux
4 32 (8.74%) Android
5 31 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (8.47%) Windows XP
6 29 (7.92%) Apple iOS
7 20 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.37%) Mac OS
9 15 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.55%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.64%) CentOS
13 5 (1.37%) UNIX
13 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.37%) Solaris
14 4 (1.09%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (11.48%) ITIL
2 34 (9.29%) Project Management
3 22 (6.01%) PRINCE2
4 19 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (4.92%) Migration
5 18 (4.92%) Network Management
6 16 (4.37%) Service Management
7 15 (4.10%) Software Engineering
8 14 (3.83%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.01%) Test Scripting
12 10 (2.73%) Load Balancing
12 10 (2.73%) Change Management
13 9 (2.46%) Network Planning
13 9 (2.46%) Android Development
14 8 (2.19%) Validation
14 8 (2.19%) Network Design
14 8 (2.19%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.01%) Python
2 15 (4.10%) C
3 14 (3.83%) SQL
4 10 (2.73%) C++
5 7 (1.91%) Java
5 7 (1.91%) Perl
6 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.37%) Embedded C
7 5 (1.37%) Ruby
8 4 (1.09%) Embedded C++
8 4 (1.09%) AppleScript
9 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) VBScript
10 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (12.84%) Security Cleared
3 38 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 28 (7.65%) CCNA
5 26 (7.10%) CCNP
6 17 (4.64%) Degree
7 9 (2.46%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.91%) PMP
10 6 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (1.64%) ISEB
11 5 (1.37%) MCP
11 5 (1.37%) MCSE
12 4 (1.09%) MCSA
12 4 (1.09%) CISSP
12 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.82%) CCIE
14 2 (0.55%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.92%) SLA
2 8 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.37%) QA
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) BS15000
System Software
1 45 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.64%) XenApp
5 3 (0.82%) Firmware
5 3 (0.82%) UAG
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (10.38%) SCCM
2 7 (1.91%) Nessus
3 6 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.37%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (1.37%) Ansible
4 5 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.37%) Puppet
4 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (1.37%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.37%) ARCserve
5 4 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.82%) WSUS
6 3 (0.82%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.27%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 138 (37.70%) Cisco
2 97 (26.50%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.93%) VMware
4 30 (8.20%) CheckPoint
4 30 (8.20%) Citrix
5 24 (6.56%) HP
5 24 (6.56%) Google
6 16 (4.37%) F5
6 16 (4.37%) Dell
6 16 (4.37%) Juniper
7 15 (4.10%) Sophos
8 13 (3.55%) Nokia
8 13 (3.55%) Avaya
8 13 (3.55%) CA
9 12 (3.28%) SolarWinds
10 11 (3.01%) Apple
11 10 (2.73%) Oracle
11 10 (2.73%) Aruba
12 8 (2.19%) EMC
12 8 (2.19%) Ericsson
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