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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 368 404 458
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +54
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 249 176 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 2.50% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 109 55
Average daily rate £401 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.84% -20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £331 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.28% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.63 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.82% -15.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £13.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+60.54% +11.42%
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
6863 7035 6142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 14.98% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4095 3971 3291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 414 369
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +40 97 £363 +20.83% 14
South East -31 48 £465 +48.80% 22
East of England +36 44 £375 +0.67% 9
North West +4 18 £513 +132.95% 8
South West +3 14 £353 +0.71% 9
West Midlands -4 9 £420 - 4
Yorkshire -17 7 £300 -25.92% 6
East Midlands -5 6 £325 -20.73% 3
North East -23 3 - - 1
Midlands - 3 £650 -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 213 (37.11%) Cisco
2 209 (36.41%) LAN
3 172 (29.97%) WAN
4 169 (29.44%) Firewall
5 154 (26.83%) Windows
6 128 (22.30%) Active Directory
7 117 (20.38%) Microsoft
8 110 (19.16%) VPN
9 99 (17.25%) Wireless
10 96 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
11 87 (15.16%) Linux
12 84 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
13 77 (13.41%) Data Centre
14 75 (13.07%) Windows 7
14 75 (13.07%) TCP/IP
15 72 (12.54%) VoIP
15 72 (12.54%) Security Cleared
16 71 (12.37%) DNS
17 70 (12.20%) VMware
17 70 (12.20%) Windows Server
18 68 (11.85%) Telecoms
18 68 (11.85%) CCNA
18 68 (11.85%) MS Office
19 62 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
20 60 (10.45%) ITIL
21 58 (10.10%) Finance
21 58 (10.10%) Android
22 56 (9.76%) Internet
23 53 (9.23%) Juniper
24 51 (8.89%) SC Cleared

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.36%) CMS
4 24 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.79%) IIS
6 15 (2.61%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.39%) Apache
7 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.05%) Drupal
9 5 (0.87%) Confluence
9 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.70%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.35%) Node.js
13 1 (0.17%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (11.85%) MS Office
2 32 (5.57%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.57%) MS Project
4 5 (0.87%) HipChat
5 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.17%) Line 500
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (5.57%) Office 365
2 10 (1.74%) IaaS
3 7 (1.22%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.05%) GitHub
4 6 (1.05%) SoftLayer
5 4 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.70%) PaaS
5 4 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 209 (36.41%) LAN
2 172 (29.97%) WAN
3 169 (29.44%) Firewall
4 110 (19.16%) VPN
5 99 (17.25%) Wireless
6 75 (13.07%) TCP/IP
7 72 (12.54%) VoIP
8 71 (12.37%) DNS
9 56 (9.76%) Internet
10 49 (8.54%) 3G
11 48 (8.36%) 4G
12 47 (8.19%) DHCP
13 43 (7.49%) SAN
14 42 (7.32%) VLAN
15 41 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
16 39 (6.79%) SSL
17 37 (6.45%) HTTP
18 36 (6.27%) Bluetooth
19 32 (5.57%) MPLS
20 30 (5.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.22%) MySQL
4 7 (1.22%) OLTP
5 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.52%) Big Data
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (3.83%) Subversion
2 20 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.26%) GitLab
4 11 (1.92%) JIRA
5 8 (1.39%) Trac
6 6 (1.05%) Hudson
6 6 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.05%) Maven
6 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.87%) Gradle
7 5 (0.87%) IntelliJ
7 5 (0.87%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.52%) JUnit
9 3 (0.52%) Selenium
10 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.17%) GCC
10 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.17%) TestLink
General
1 68 (11.85%) Telecoms
2 58 (10.10%) Finance
3 23 (4.01%) Retail
4 20 (3.48%) Legal
5 12 (2.09%) Banking
6 11 (1.92%) French Language
7 9 (1.57%) Local Government
8 8 (1.39%) Electronics
9 7 (1.22%) Billing
10 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.87%) Advertising
11 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.70%) Games
13 3 (0.52%) Back Office
13 3 (0.52%) Marketing
14 2 (0.35%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (16.72%) Network Engineer
2 71 (12.37%) Architect
3 57 (9.93%) Project Manager
4 47 (8.19%) Analyst
4 47 (8.19%) Developer
5 40 (6.97%) Support Engineer
6 31 (5.40%) IT Support
7 26 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
9 23 (4.01%) Desktop Support
9 23 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (4.01%) Infrastructure Manager
9 23 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.48%) Network Architect
10 20 (3.48%) Network Support
11 19 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
11 19 (3.31%) Software Engineer
12 17 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 16 (2.79%) Desktop Engineer
13 16 (2.79%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.36%) HTML
2 45 (7.84%) CSS
3 37 (6.45%) 802.1X
4 29 (5.05%) JSON
5 25 (4.36%) REST
6 24 (4.18%) .NET
6 24 (4.18%) Ajax
6 24 (4.18%) AngularJS
7 21 (3.66%) jQuery
8 19 (3.31%) HTML5
9 18 (3.14%) RSS
10 17 (2.96%) Web Services
11 10 (1.74%) XML
12 8 (1.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (1.39%) STL
13 6 (1.05%) Drush
14 5 (0.87%) COM+
14 5 (0.87%) LAMP
14 5 (0.87%) LAPP Stack
15 4 (0.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.41%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.48%) Internet of Things
4 19 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.14%) Social Media
6 16 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.61%) Handset
8 13 (2.26%) BYOD
9 11 (1.92%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.74%) NHS
11 9 (1.57%) iPad
12 8 (1.39%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.39%) STB
13 7 (1.22%) CCTV
13 7 (1.22%) PKI
14 6 (1.05%) Driving Licence
15 5 (0.87%) Derivative
15 5 (0.87%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 154 (26.83%) Windows
2 87 (15.16%) Linux
3 75 (13.07%) Windows 7
4 70 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 62 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (10.10%) Android
7 40 (6.97%) Unix
8 38 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 33 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (5.57%) Mac OS
12 17 (2.96%) Windows XP
13 13 (2.26%) CentOS
14 9 (1.57%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.39%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (1.22%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.22%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.05%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (10.45%) ITIL
3 48 (8.36%) Project Management
4 45 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 38 (6.62%) Service Management
6 37 (6.45%) Migration
7 35 (6.10%) Network Design
8 31 (5.40%) High Availability
9 29 (5.05%) Software Engineering
10 28 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (4.70%) Change Control
12 24 (4.18%) Content Management
13 23 (4.01%) Configuration Management
13 23 (4.01%) Kalman Filter
13 23 (4.01%) Open Source
14 22 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (3.83%) ITSM
15 21 (3.66%) SDLC
16 19 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
16 19 (3.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.54%) JavaScript
2 44 (7.67%) C++
3 42 (7.32%) C
3 42 (7.32%) Python
4 32 (5.57%) Bash Shell
5 29 (5.05%) Perl
6 27 (4.70%) SQL
7 24 (4.18%) PHP
8 19 (3.31%) ActionScript
9 17 (2.96%) VB
10 13 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.09%) Java
12 8 (1.39%) C#
13 5 (0.87%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.70%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.17%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.17%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.17%) VBScript
16 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 96 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (12.54%) Security Cleared
3 68 (11.85%) CCNA
4 51 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 45 (7.84%) CCNP
6 24 (4.18%) Degree
7 22 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (3.48%) MCSE
9 16 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.92%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.74%) CCIE
12 9 (1.57%) HND
13 8 (1.39%) HNC
13 8 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.22%) MCP
14 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.87%) MCSA
16 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
17 3 (0.52%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.01%) SLA
2 15 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (2.09%) QA
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (22.30%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.39%) XenApp
4 8 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.05%) Firmware
6 5 (0.87%) oVirt
7 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.52%) UAG
9 2 (0.35%) KVM
9 2 (0.35%) vSphere
9 2 (0.35%) XenServer
10 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.17%) Samba
10 1 (0.17%) Squid
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.96%) AirWatch
2 16 (2.79%) Puppet
3 15 (2.61%) SCCM
4 14 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.44%) Salt
4 14 (2.44%) ZABBIX
5 11 (1.92%) WSUS
6 8 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.87%) NetCrunch
9 4 (0.70%) Iperf
9 4 (0.70%) Nagios
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 213 (37.11%) Cisco
2 117 (20.38%) Microsoft
3 70 (12.20%) VMware
4 53 (9.23%) Juniper
5 38 (6.62%) Citrix
6 37 (6.45%) HP
7 35 (6.10%) Aruba
8 31 (5.40%) CheckPoint
9 24 (4.18%) LANDesk
10 22 (3.83%) Forcepoint
10 22 (3.83%) Meraki
10 22 (3.83%) Palo Alto
11 20 (3.48%) Remedy
12 19 (3.31%) Barracuda Networks
12 19 (3.31%) Blue Coat
13 16 (2.79%) F5
13 16 (2.79%) Google
14 15 (2.61%) Dell
14 15 (2.61%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.09%) Avaya
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