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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 392 426 435
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +9
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 204 131 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 2.03% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 64
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £226 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 15
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £35.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +36.21%
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
7832 6446 7645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.68% 13.68% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 3618 3723
Average daily rate £370 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 413 580
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +18 77 £319 -14.93% 20
South East +1 54 £375 +25.00% 16
Yorkshire +2 16 £275 -38.88% 3
East of England -19 16 £360 +10.76% 8
North West -9 14 £265 -11.66% 6
West Midlands -10 9 £400 - 3
East Midlands -6 3 £403 -3.01% 3
South West -36 2 - - 1
North East -37 2 £450 +50.00% 2
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 121 (33.43%) Windows
2 115 (31.77%) Cisco
3 90 (24.86%) Microsoft
3 90 (24.86%) WAN
4 88 (24.31%) Firewall
5 83 (22.93%) LAN
6 73 (20.17%) Active Directory
7 66 (18.23%) VPN
8 50 (13.81%) Wireless
8 50 (13.81%) DNS
8 50 (13.81%) ITIL
9 48 (13.26%) MS Office
10 45 (12.43%) DHCP
11 43 (11.88%) VMware
12 42 (11.60%) Cisco Certification
13 41 (11.33%) Windows 7
14 40 (11.05%) SCCM
14 40 (11.05%) 3G
15 38 (10.50%) Linux
16 37 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (9.94%) Windows XP
17 36 (9.94%) Internet
18 35 (9.67%) Citrix
19 34 (9.39%) TCP/IP
20 33 (9.12%) PRINCE2
21 32 (8.84%) VoIP
21 32 (8.84%) Telecoms
22 31 (8.56%) MS Exchange
23 30 (8.29%) Project Management
24 28 (7.73%) Security Cleared

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 31 (8.56%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.18%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (5.25%) IIS
5 13 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.93%) Lync
8 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.10%) SAS
9 4 (1.10%) Apache
10 3 (0.83%) CMS
10 3 (0.83%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (13.26%) MS Office
2 21 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.10%) MS Project
4 4 (1.10%) SPSS
5 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.52%) Office 365
2 17 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.04%) IaaS
4 7 (1.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 90 (24.86%) WAN
2 88 (24.31%) Firewall
3 83 (22.93%) LAN
4 66 (18.23%) VPN
5 50 (13.81%) Wireless
5 50 (13.81%) DNS
6 45 (12.43%) DHCP
7 40 (11.05%) 3G
8 36 (9.94%) Internet
9 34 (9.39%) TCP/IP
10 32 (8.84%) VoIP
11 24 (6.63%) MPLS
12 18 (4.97%) 4G
12 18 (4.97%) OSPF
12 18 (4.97%) BGP
13 17 (4.70%) LTE
14 16 (4.42%) Network Security
15 15 (4.14%) Broadband
15 15 (4.14%) IP Telephony
16 14 (3.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.38%) MySQL
4 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Selenium
2 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.28%) JUnit
4 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (8.84%) Telecoms
2 26 (7.18%) Finance
3 12 (3.31%) Banking
3 12 (3.31%) Retail
4 8 (2.21%) Dutch Language
4 8 (2.21%) Publishing
5 7 (1.93%) Marketing
6 5 (1.38%) Back Office
6 5 (1.38%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.38%) French Language
7 4 (1.10%) Automotive
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Legal
8 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.83%) Advertising
8 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.55%) German Language
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 2 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (17.13%) Analyst
2 48 (13.26%) Network Engineer
3 34 (9.39%) Project Manager
4 31 (8.56%) Architect
5 27 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 19 (5.25%) Desktop Support
6 19 (5.25%) Consultant
7 18 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (3.87%) Network Analyst
9 13 (3.59%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.31%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (3.31%) Network Architect
10 12 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.04%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.04%) Wireless Engineer
11 11 (3.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 10 (2.76%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (2.49%) Tester
13 9 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.21%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.38%) Middleware
2 3 (0.83%) LAMP
2 3 (0.83%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.28%) COM+
3 1 (0.28%) WAP
3 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (6.08%) Blackberry
2 20 (5.52%) PKI
3 13 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.49%) iPad
5 8 (2.21%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.21%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.93%) PMI
6 7 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.93%) User Experience
7 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.66%) STB
7 6 (1.66%) NHS
8 5 (1.38%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.38%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.10%) Open Source
9 4 (1.10%) iPhone
9 4 (1.10%) Statistics
9 4 (1.10%) CESG
9 4 (1.10%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 121 (33.43%) Windows
2 41 (11.33%) Windows 7
3 38 (10.50%) Linux
4 37 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (9.94%) Windows XP
6 27 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (7.18%) Android
8 23 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (5.80%) Apple iOS
10 17 (4.70%) Windows 8
11 16 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (3.59%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.38%) Solaris
14 4 (1.10%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.10%) CentOS
14 4 (1.10%) UNIX
15 3 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.81%) ITIL
2 33 (9.12%) PRINCE2
3 30 (8.29%) Project Management
4 27 (7.46%) Migration
5 25 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (5.25%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (4.42%) Service Management
9 13 (3.59%) Change Management
9 13 (3.59%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.31%) Software Engineering
10 12 (3.31%) Information Assurance
10 12 (3.31%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.31%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.04%) Network Management
12 10 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (2.49%) Risk Management
13 9 (2.49%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (2.49%) Mobile Device Management
14 8 (2.21%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.42%) Python
2 12 (3.31%) C
3 9 (2.49%) SQL
4 5 (1.38%) Embedded C
4 5 (1.38%) Perl
5 4 (1.10%) C++
5 4 (1.10%) Embedded C++
5 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.10%) AppleScript
6 3 (0.83%) Java
6 3 (0.83%) Ruby
7 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
8 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (11.60%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (7.73%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.52%) CCNA
3 20 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.04%) MCSE
5 11 (3.04%) MCSA
5 11 (3.04%) MCP
6 10 (2.76%) Degree
6 10 (2.76%) CCIE
6 10 (2.76%) CCNP
7 9 (2.49%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.83%) PMP
10 3 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.14%) SLA
2 9 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.66%) QA
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) BS15000
System Software
1 73 (20.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.76%) UAG
4 7 (1.93%) XenApp
5 5 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.83%) Firmware
6 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.55%) XenServer
8 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.28%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (11.05%) SCCM
2 9 (2.49%) FortiGate
3 7 (1.93%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.93%) Nessus
4 5 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.83%) WSUS
6 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.83%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.83%) Puppet
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.83%) Ansible
7 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.55%) SCOM
7 2 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 115 (31.77%) Cisco
2 90 (24.86%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.88%) VMware
4 35 (9.67%) Citrix
5 26 (7.18%) CheckPoint
6 21 (5.80%) HP
7 20 (5.52%) Dell
8 15 (4.14%) Avaya
9 14 (3.87%) Juniper
10 13 (3.59%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.59%) Google
11 12 (3.31%) Aruba
12 10 (2.76%) F5
12 10 (2.76%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.76%) Remedy
13 9 (2.49%) Sophos
14 8 (2.21%) Symantec
15 7 (1.93%) EMC
15 7 (1.93%) Meraki
16 6 (1.66%) SAP
East London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £319 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £319 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
H&R Talent
Rate: From £20 to £22 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £23.5 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
H&R Talent
Rate: From £14 to £16 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £18 - £21 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £18 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago