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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 397 409 473
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +64
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 227 219 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 2.87% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 105 62
Median daily rate £375 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £155 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.27 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £36.25 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +53.19%
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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +15 65 £375 +3.44% 25
South East -6 54 £365 +10.18% 15
East of England +13 26 £400 +31.68% 4
West Midlands -2 17 £330 +10.00% 7
North East -25 17 £225 - 2
South West +3 15 £263 -27.08% 5
North West -21 15 £375 +68.53% 2
East Midlands +19 13 £623 +49.10% 3
Yorkshire +4 4 £416 +66.50% 6
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 171 (38.86%) Cisco
2 151 (34.32%) LAN
3 136 (30.91%) WAN
4 126 (28.64%) Windows
5 106 (24.09%) Firewall
6 98 (22.27%) Wireless
7 94 (21.36%) Active Directory
8 89 (20.23%) Microsoft
9 84 (19.09%) ITIL
10 78 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
11 75 (17.05%) Linux
12 73 (16.59%) VPN
13 68 (15.45%) Data Centre
14 62 (14.09%) DNS
15 61 (13.86%) Telecoms
16 59 (13.41%) Project Management
17 58 (13.18%) Windows Server
18 55 (12.50%) Security Cleared
19 54 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
20 53 (12.05%) VoIP
21 51 (11.59%) PRINCE2
21 51 (11.59%) Internet
22 50 (11.36%) VMware
23 49 (11.14%) DHCP
24 48 (10.91%) 3G
25 46 (10.45%) TCP/IP
25 46 (10.45%) CCNA
26 44 (10.00%) Windows 7
27 40 (9.09%) LTE
27 40 (9.09%) Finance

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 31 (7.05%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.27%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.82%) IIS
5 8 (1.82%) Mule
6 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.36%) Confluence
8 4 (0.91%) Apache
8 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.45%) CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 39 (8.86%) MS Office
2 34 (7.73%) MS Excel
3 22 (5.00%) MS Project
4 4 (0.91%) HipChat
4 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.41%) Office 365
2 19 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.73%) IaaS
5 7 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 151 (34.32%) LAN
2 136 (30.91%) WAN
3 106 (24.09%) Firewall
4 98 (22.27%) Wireless
5 73 (16.59%) VPN
6 62 (14.09%) DNS
7 53 (12.05%) VoIP
8 51 (11.59%) Internet
9 49 (11.14%) DHCP
10 48 (10.91%) 3G
11 46 (10.45%) TCP/IP
12 40 (9.09%) LTE
13 31 (7.05%) Bluetooth
14 30 (6.82%) MPLS
15 29 (6.59%) 4G
15 29 (6.59%) SSL
16 28 (6.36%) HTTP
17 27 (6.14%) VLAN
18 24 (5.45%) BGP
18 24 (5.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (1.36%) MySQL
3 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.45%) Big Data
6 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.45%) GIS
6 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.45%) OLTP
7 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.50%) Subversion
2 9 (2.05%) Trac
3 8 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.82%) JIRA
4 5 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.45%) GCC
5 2 (0.45%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) Gradle
6 1 (0.23%) Hudson
6 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (13.86%) Telecoms
2 40 (9.09%) Finance
3 25 (5.68%) Retail
4 12 (2.73%) Legal
5 7 (1.59%) Advertising
5 7 (1.59%) Electronics
5 7 (1.59%) Marketing
6 5 (1.14%) Banking
6 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.14%) Local Government
7 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Billing
9 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (15.91%) Network Engineer
2 57 (12.95%) Project Manager
3 45 (10.23%) Architect
4 34 (7.73%) Support Engineer
5 29 (6.59%) Infrastructure Manager
6 28 (6.36%) Analyst
7 23 (5.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 20 (4.55%) Developer
9 19 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (4.09%) IT Support
11 15 (3.41%) Desktop Support
11 15 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.41%) Network Support
11 15 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.18%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (3.18%) Consultant
12 14 (3.18%) Network Architect
13 13 (2.95%) Senior Network Engineer
14 12 (2.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 12 (2.73%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.59%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.41%) HTML
2 15 (3.41%) JSON
3 13 (2.95%) AngularJS
3 13 (2.95%) CSS
3 13 (2.95%) REST
4 12 (2.73%) Ajax
5 9 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (2.05%) STL
6 6 (1.36%) LAMP
7 4 (0.91%) Middleware
8 3 (0.68%) .NET
8 3 (0.68%) Flash
8 3 (0.68%) RSS
8 3 (0.68%) XML
9 2 (0.45%) jQuery
9 2 (0.45%) Web Services
10 1 (0.23%) Django
10 1 (0.23%) Mason
10 1 (0.23%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 22 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 19 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.09%) Internet of Things
6 16 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.18%) PKI
8 9 (2.05%) NHS
9 8 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.59%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.36%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.14%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.14%) BYOD
12 5 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.91%) Arduino
13 4 (0.91%) Derivative
13 4 (0.91%) Home Automation
13 4 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
14 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 126 (28.64%) Windows
2 75 (17.05%) Linux
3 58 (13.18%) Windows Server
4 54 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 37 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.45%) Unix
9 18 (4.09%) Windows XP
10 16 (3.64%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (2.50%) Android
12 11 (2.50%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.59%) CentOS
14 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.45%) AIX
16 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.45%) Solaris
16 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.09%) ITIL
2 59 (13.41%) Project Management
3 51 (11.59%) PRINCE2
4 36 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (7.95%) Network Design
6 32 (7.27%) Service Management
7 29 (6.59%) Migration
8 26 (5.91%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (4.77%) ITIL V3
11 17 (3.86%) DevOps
11 17 (3.86%) Software Delivery
12 16 (3.64%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.41%) Change Control
13 15 (3.41%) Change Management
13 15 (3.41%) ITSM
14 14 (3.18%) Load Balancing
15 13 (2.95%) High Availability
15 13 (2.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (2.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.14%) C++
1 27 (6.14%) Python
2 21 (4.77%) C
3 19 (4.32%) Perl
4 18 (4.09%) Bash Shell
5 17 (3.86%) SQL
6 14 (3.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.59%) C#
8 5 (1.14%) Java
9 4 (0.91%) Ruby
10 3 (0.68%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.68%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.23%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.23%) Pig Latin
12 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 78 (17.73%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 46 (10.45%) CCNA
4 36 (8.18%) Degree
5 35 (7.95%) SC Cleared
6 34 (7.73%) CCNP
7 22 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (3.64%) MCSE
9 14 (3.18%) CCIE
10 13 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (2.27%) MCP
12 9 (2.05%) CISSP
13 7 (1.59%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.59%) MCSA
14 5 (1.14%) CWNA
15 4 (0.91%) MCITP
15 4 (0.91%) MCTS
15 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.68%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.77%) SLA
2 10 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.82%) QA
4 6 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.09%) XenApp
4 14 (3.18%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.45%) Firmware
7 2 (0.45%) iptables
8 1 (0.23%) oVirt
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (8.18%) SCCM
2 13 (2.95%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (2.27%) Puppet
3 10 (2.27%) Windows Intune
4 9 (2.05%) Ansible
5 8 (1.82%) WSUS
6 7 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.14%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.45%) OpenView
9 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.23%) cPanel
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
10 1 (0.23%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 171 (38.86%) Cisco
2 89 (20.23%) Microsoft
3 50 (11.36%) VMware
4 37 (8.41%) HP
5 35 (7.95%) Citrix
6 28 (6.36%) Palo Alto
7 26 (5.91%) Juniper
8 23 (5.23%) Aruba
9 21 (4.77%) CheckPoint
10 20 (4.55%) Meraki
11 17 (3.86%) F5
12 15 (3.41%) SolarWinds
13 13 (2.95%) AppSense
13 13 (2.95%) ThinPrint
14 12 (2.73%) Avaya
14 12 (2.73%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.50%) Ericsson
15 11 (2.50%) Google
15 11 (2.50%) LANDesk
16 10 (2.27%) Amdocs
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Glyndwr University
Rate: From £23,620 to £27,329 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago