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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 349 381 425
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +44
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 306 267 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.57% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 131 114
Median daily rate £400 £315 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £278 £375
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £129.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%
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
7943 7489 7417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.70% 14.13% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4917 4361 4050
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 472 423
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +31 117 £413 +3.12% 22
South East -3 43 £413 +18.27% 12
West Midlands -1 40 £450 +50.00%
East of England +7 28 £343 -2.14% 9
South West +25 26 £360 +30.90% 7
North West +19 21 £365 +75.90% 7
East Midlands +2 13 £500 +24.22% 5
North East -22 9 £218 -56.28%
Yorkshire -20 5 £425 +54.54% 2
Midlands -8 3 £375 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 210 (39.03%) Cisco
2 205 (38.10%) LAN
3 171 (31.78%) WAN
4 153 (28.44%) Firewall
5 150 (27.88%) Windows
6 143 (26.58%) Wireless
7 114 (21.19%) Active Directory
8 106 (19.70%) Microsoft
9 104 (19.33%) Cisco Certification
10 86 (15.99%) Security Cleared
11 83 (15.43%) ITIL
12 76 (14.13%) Windows Server
13 75 (13.94%) DNS
14 74 (13.75%) VoIP
14 74 (13.75%) Data Centre
15 73 (13.57%) VPN
16 68 (12.64%) DHCP
16 68 (12.64%) Project Management
17 67 (12.45%) CCNP
17 67 (12.45%) Telecoms
18 65 (12.08%) Linux
19 61 (11.34%) Network Security
20 60 (11.15%) HP
21 59 (10.97%) VMware
22 58 (10.78%) Palo Alto
23 56 (10.41%) Internet
24 55 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
24 55 (10.22%) SCCM
25 52 (9.67%) SC Cleared
26 50 (9.29%) CCNA

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 25 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.53%) Mule
3 16 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.49%) IIS
6 6 (1.12%) CMS
6 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.74%) Confluence
8 3 (0.56%) Apache
8 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 44 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.51%) MS Office
3 18 (3.35%) MS Project
4 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) HipChat
6 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.92%) Office 365
2 32 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.04%) Google Apps
5 9 (1.67%) IaaS
6 7 (1.30%) Trello
7 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.93%) SaaS
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.37%) Yammer
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 205 (38.10%) LAN
2 171 (31.78%) WAN
3 153 (28.44%) Firewall
4 143 (26.58%) Wireless
5 75 (13.94%) DNS
6 74 (13.75%) VoIP
7 73 (13.57%) VPN
8 68 (12.64%) DHCP
9 61 (11.34%) Network Security
10 56 (10.41%) Internet
11 43 (7.99%) 3G
12 35 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (6.13%) BGP
14 32 (5.95%) OSPF
14 32 (5.95%) WLAN
15 31 (5.76%) TCP/IP
16 30 (5.58%) VLAN
17 29 (5.39%) MPLS
18 28 (5.20%) Ethernet
19 26 (4.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (0.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.37%) GIS
3 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.93%) JIRA
2 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.37%) Subversion
3 2 (0.37%) Xcode
4 1 (0.19%) GCC
4 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) Trac
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (12.45%) Telecoms
2 38 (7.06%) Finance
3 28 (5.20%) Retail
4 9 (1.67%) Electronics
5 7 (1.30%) Marketing
6 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Back Office
8 4 (0.74%) Banking
8 4 (0.74%) Billing
8 4 (0.74%) Games
8 4 (0.74%) Local Government
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 89 (16.54%) Network Engineer
2 83 (15.43%) Architect
3 68 (12.64%) Project Manager
4 38 (7.06%) Support Engineer
5 36 (6.69%) Analyst
6 35 (6.51%) Network Architect
7 30 (5.58%) Consultant
8 27 (5.02%) Infrastructure Architect
8 27 (5.02%) Infrastructure Manager
9 23 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (4.09%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (3.90%) Desktop Support
11 21 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 21 (3.90%) Security Engineer
12 20 (3.72%) Delivery Manager
13 18 (3.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 18 (3.35%) Network Security Engineer
13 18 (3.35%) Wireless Engineer
14 17 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (2.97%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.02%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.60%) Middleware
3 5 (0.93%) .NET
3 5 (0.93%) Django
3 5 (0.93%) LAMP
4 3 (0.56%) HTML
5 2 (0.37%) Ajax
5 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.37%) CSS
5 2 (0.37%) JSON
5 2 (0.37%) REST
5 2 (0.37%) Web Services
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.19%) HTML5
6 1 (0.19%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.19%) RSS
6 1 (0.19%) WAP
6 1 (0.19%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.28%) Fat Client
3 23 (4.28%) Thin Client
4 18 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.60%) CESG
6 13 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.04%) PKI
8 10 (1.86%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.67%) Internet of Things
9 9 (1.67%) NHS
9 9 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
10 8 (1.49%) BYOD
11 7 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.12%) EPoS
12 6 (1.12%) Handset
12 6 (1.12%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.93%) iPad
13 5 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 150 (27.88%) Windows
2 76 (14.13%) Windows Server
3 65 (12.08%) Linux
4 41 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 41 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (6.32%) Mac OS X
7 26 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.53%) Unix
9 16 (2.97%) Windows 10
10 14 (2.60%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.23%) Android
12 7 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.93%) CentOS
15 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.56%) MVS
17 2 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.43%) ITIL
2 68 (12.64%) Project Management
3 55 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (9.29%) PRINCE2
5 43 (7.99%) Migration
6 40 (7.43%) Network Design
7 39 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (4.65%) Service Management
9 24 (4.46%) DevOps
10 23 (4.28%) Software Delivery
11 21 (3.90%) ITIL V3
12 17 (3.16%) Problem Management
13 14 (2.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (2.60%) Incident Management
13 14 (2.60%) Load Balancing
13 14 (2.60%) Software Engineering
14 13 (2.42%) Change Control
14 13 (2.42%) Service Delivery
15 12 (2.23%) ITSM
15 12 (2.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.90%) SQL
2 15 (2.79%) Python
3 14 (2.60%) C
4 12 (2.23%) C++
5 9 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.49%) Perl
7 5 (0.93%) C#
7 5 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.74%) Embedded C
8 4 (0.74%) Ruby
9 3 (0.56%) Assembly Language
9 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.37%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.19%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (19.33%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (15.99%) Security Cleared
3 67 (12.45%) CCNP
4 52 (9.67%) SC Cleared
5 50 (9.29%) CCNA
6 26 (4.83%) Degree
7 21 (3.90%) CCIE
7 21 (3.90%) CISSP
7 21 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (2.79%) MCSE
10 12 (2.23%) CCDP
11 11 (2.04%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.67%) MCP
13 8 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.49%) JNCIP
14 6 (1.12%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.12%) MCSA
14 6 (1.12%) PMP
15 5 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.76%) SLA
2 12 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (21.19%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.58%) XenApp
3 27 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.12%) Firmware
7 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.56%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.37%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.19%) iptables
10 1 (0.19%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (10.22%) SCCM
2 21 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (3.53%) Ansible
3 19 (3.53%) Puppet
4 13 (2.42%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (1.67%) OpenView
7 8 (1.49%) Nagios
8 6 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.56%) WSUS
11 2 (0.37%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.19%) Cacti
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 210 (39.03%) Cisco
2 106 (19.70%) Microsoft
3 60 (11.15%) HP
4 59 (10.97%) VMware
5 58 (10.78%) Palo Alto
6 48 (8.92%) CheckPoint
7 45 (8.36%) Citrix
7 45 (8.36%) Juniper
8 42 (7.81%) Aruba
9 31 (5.76%) Google
10 19 (3.53%) Dell
10 19 (3.53%) Meraki
11 16 (2.97%) AppSense
11 16 (2.97%) Fortinet
11 16 (2.97%) ThinPrint
12 15 (2.79%) Avaya
12 15 (2.79%) Mitel
13 13 (2.42%) Apple
13 13 (2.42%) F5
13 13 (2.42%) SolarWinds
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