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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
UK / England
Rank 345 399 430
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +31
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 232 222 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 3.21% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 111 102
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £215 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 18
Median hourly rate £16.25 £40.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +93.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £16.80 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £49.50 £36.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-57.83% +93.02%

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
6254 6918 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3930 4158 3908
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 295 421
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +6 77 £400 +14.28% 16
South East +24 48 £403 +3.26% 8
South West +22 25 £352 -0.14% 3
North West +36 23 £475 +11.76% 6
East of England -14 19 £325 -10.34% 14
East Midlands +11 15 £300 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +10 14 £525 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire +19 10 £388 +29.16% 5
North East -13 3 £208 -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 161 (32.33%) Cisco
2 144 (28.92%) LAN
3 123 (24.70%) Microsoft
4 121 (24.30%) WAN
5 118 (23.69%) Firewall
6 110 (22.09%) Windows
7 108 (21.69%) ITIL
8 90 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
9 86 (17.27%) Active Directory
10 79 (15.86%) Data Centre
11 77 (15.46%) Project Management
11 77 (15.46%) PRINCE2
12 70 (14.06%) Telecoms
12 70 (14.06%) MS Excel
13 68 (13.65%) Wireless
14 62 (12.45%) MS Office
14 62 (12.45%) ITIL V3
15 61 (12.25%) VoIP
16 57 (11.45%) CCNP
16 57 (11.45%) CheckPoint
17 55 (11.04%) VPN
18 54 (10.84%) Security Cleared
19 53 (10.64%) Management Information System
20 50 (10.04%) Internet
21 46 (9.24%) CCNA
21 46 (9.24%) Windows 7
22 45 (9.04%) SC Cleared
22 45 (9.04%) MS Project
22 45 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
23 44 (8.84%) Cisco ASA

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 (4.02%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.20%) CMS
5 4 (0.80%) Apache
5 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.60%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.20%) Site Server
Applications
1 70 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 62 (12.45%) MS Office
3 45 (9.04%) MS Project
4 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.80%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.22%) Office 365
3 16 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.41%) G Suite
4 7 (1.41%) SaaS
5 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 144 (28.92%) LAN
2 121 (24.30%) WAN
3 118 (23.69%) Firewall
4 68 (13.65%) Wireless
5 61 (12.25%) VoIP
6 55 (11.04%) VPN
7 50 (10.04%) Internet
8 44 (8.84%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (8.63%) Network Security
10 41 (8.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 40 (8.03%) Ethernet
11 40 (8.03%) LTE
12 38 (7.63%) TCP/IP
13 36 (7.23%) VoLTE
14 34 (6.83%) MPLS
15 33 (6.63%) DHCP
15 33 (6.63%) DNS
16 24 (4.82%) OSPF
17 21 (4.22%) 3G
18 19 (3.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.61%) MySQL
3 4 (0.80%) Blockchain
3 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.60%) SQLite
5 1 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.20%) GIS
5 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.80%) JIRA
4 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.40%) Subversion
4 2 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 70 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 41 (8.23%) Retail
3 37 (7.43%) Finance
4 9 (1.81%) Electronics
5 8 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.41%) Marketing
7 6 (1.20%) Local Government
8 4 (0.80%) Automotive
8 4 (0.80%) Back Office
8 4 (0.80%) Law
9 3 (0.60%) Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Billing
9 3 (0.60%) French Language
9 3 (0.60%) German Language
9 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (19.08%) Network Engineer
2 79 (15.86%) Project Manager
3 71 (14.26%) Architect
4 41 (8.23%) Cisco Engineer
5 38 (7.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 36 (7.23%) Voice Project Manager
7 35 (7.03%) Analyst
8 32 (6.43%) Network Architect
9 24 (4.82%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.02%) IT Support
10 20 (4.02%) Network Manager
11 19 (3.82%) Developer
12 17 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (3.41%) Senior Network Engineer
13 14 (2.81%) Desktop Support
13 14 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (2.61%) Network Project Manager
14 13 (2.61%) Security Engineer
15 12 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.21%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.01%) Web Services
3 6 (1.20%) J2EE
3 6 (1.20%) SOAP
4 5 (1.00%) Django
5 3 (0.60%) .NET
5 3 (0.60%) JSON
5 3 (0.60%) LAMP
5 3 (0.60%) Node.js
5 3 (0.60%) REST
5 3 (0.60%) WCF
5 3 (0.60%) WPF
6 2 (0.40%) Material Design
6 2 (0.40%) Middleware
6 2 (0.40%) RESTful
6 2 (0.40%) XML
7 1 (0.20%) CORBA
7 1 (0.20%) SAML
7 1 (0.20%) WAP
7 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 53 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.22%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (3.61%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.81%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.41%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.21%) NHS
9 10 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.01%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.01%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.81%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.41%) EPoS
11 7 (1.41%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.20%) BYOD
12 6 (1.20%) PMI
12 6 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (22.09%) Windows
2 46 (9.24%) Windows 7
3 36 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 31 (6.22%) Android
4 31 (6.22%) Linux
4 31 (6.22%) Windows 10
5 30 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (5.22%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.61%) Windows 8
7 18 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.41%) Unix
10 9 (1.81%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.81%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.80%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
13 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (21.69%) ITIL
2 77 (15.46%) PRINCE2
2 77 (15.46%) Project Management
3 62 (12.45%) ITIL V3
4 45 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (7.83%) Service Management
6 30 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (5.82%) Migration
7 29 (5.82%) Network Architecture
8 28 (5.62%) TOGAF
9 27 (5.42%) Network Design
10 21 (4.22%) Validation
11 20 (4.02%) Service Design
11 20 (4.02%) Time Management
12 18 (3.61%) High Availability
12 18 (3.61%) Software Engineering
13 16 (3.21%) Change Management
14 13 (2.61%) CRM
14 13 (2.61%) Load Balancing
14 13 (2.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.22%) C
2 18 (3.61%) Python
3 14 (2.81%) SQL
4 12 (2.41%) Perl
5 10 (2.01%) C++
6 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.20%) Embedded C
7 6 (1.20%) Java
8 5 (1.00%) C#
8 5 (1.00%) PHP
9 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.80%) Ruby
10 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.40%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (11.45%) CCNP
3 54 (10.84%) Security Cleared
4 46 (9.24%) CCNA
5 45 (9.04%) SC Cleared
6 33 (6.63%) Degree
7 26 (5.22%) CCIE
8 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (2.61%) MCSE
10 12 (2.41%) MCSA
11 11 (2.21%) JNCIA
11 11 (2.21%) MCP
12 10 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.61%) ACDT
14 8 (1.61%) ACHDS
14 8 (1.61%) ACTC
14 8 (1.61%) MCDST
14 8 (1.61%) MCSM
14 8 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.01%) SLA
2 5 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) HL7
5 1 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 86 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.01%) XenApp
4 9 (1.81%) Docker
4 9 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.80%) Firmware
7 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.40%) NFS
8 2 (0.40%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.20%) IAG
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (3.61%) SCCM
2 12 (2.41%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.20%) Ansible
6 5 (1.00%) Terraform
7 4 (0.80%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.80%) Mesos
7 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.60%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.40%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.40%) Puppet
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.20%) OpenView
10 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 161 (32.33%) Cisco
2 123 (24.70%) Microsoft
3 57 (11.45%) CheckPoint
4 41 (8.23%) VMware
5 37 (7.43%) Ericsson
5 37 (7.43%) Remedy
6 35 (7.03%) F5
7 34 (6.83%) Aruba
8 33 (6.63%) Juniper
9 27 (5.42%) Citrix
10 24 (4.82%) Apple
11 22 (4.42%) Meraki
12 19 (3.82%) HP
13 18 (3.61%) Google
14 15 (3.01%) Palo Alto
15 13 (2.61%) BT
15 13 (2.61%) EMC
16 12 (2.41%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.81%) Fortinet
17 9 (1.81%) Samsung
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