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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 394 424 436
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 190 128 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 2.01% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 64 57
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.08% +10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £252 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £472 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 11
Average hourly rate £18.75 £23.20 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.18% +54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +54.66%
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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +46 86 £278 -32.72% 6
South East -1 54 £350 +16.66% 10
North West -1 18 £240 - 5
East of England -13 11 £353 -11.87% 4
Yorkshire -10 8 £425 -5.55% 5
South West -25 7 £330 +1.53% 5
East Midlands +1 3 £520 +25.30% 2
West Midlands -6 1 £95 -70.76% 2
North East - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 149 (38.21%) Cisco
2 121 (31.03%) Windows
3 105 (26.92%) WAN
4 104 (26.67%) LAN
4 104 (26.67%) Firewall
5 92 (23.59%) Microsoft
6 83 (21.28%) VPN
7 70 (17.95%) Wireless
8 62 (15.90%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (15.38%) MS Office
10 55 (14.10%) Active Directory
11 52 (13.33%) ITIL
12 48 (12.31%) Telecoms
13 47 (12.05%) Security Cleared
14 46 (11.79%) Windows 7
14 46 (11.79%) Linux
15 44 (11.28%) DNS
16 40 (10.26%) VMware
17 38 (9.74%) DHCP
18 37 (9.49%) TCP/IP
18 37 (9.49%) SCCM
19 36 (9.23%) Windows XP
20 35 (8.97%) VoIP
20 35 (8.97%) 3G
20 35 (8.97%) MPLS
21 34 (8.72%) CheckPoint
21 34 (8.72%) SC Cleared
22 33 (8.46%) Internet
22 33 (8.46%) Citrix
22 33 (8.46%) Project Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.36%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.82%) IIS
4 10 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.54%) Lync
5 6 (1.54%) Apache
5 6 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.77%) LiveLink
7 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (15.38%) MS Office
2 28 (7.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.56%) Google Apps
1 10 (2.56%) Office 365
2 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.03%) IaaS
4 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (26.92%) WAN
2 104 (26.67%) LAN
2 104 (26.67%) Firewall
3 83 (21.28%) VPN
4 70 (17.95%) Wireless
5 44 (11.28%) DNS
6 38 (9.74%) DHCP
7 37 (9.49%) TCP/IP
8 35 (8.97%) 3G
8 35 (8.97%) MPLS
8 35 (8.97%) VoIP
9 33 (8.46%) Internet
10 32 (8.21%) OSPF
11 26 (6.67%) WLAN
12 25 (6.41%) BGP
13 24 (6.15%) 4G
14 22 (5.64%) VLAN
15 19 (4.87%) Network Security
15 19 (4.87%) LTE
15 19 (4.87%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.31%) MySQL
1 9 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Selenium
1 5 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.64%) Finance
3 17 (4.36%) Retail
4 10 (2.56%) Banking
5 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.54%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.28%) Publishing
7 5 (1.28%) Back Office
8 4 (1.03%) Automotive
8 4 (1.03%) Billing
9 3 (0.77%) Legal
9 3 (0.77%) French Language
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 58 (14.87%) Analyst
3 31 (7.95%) Architect
3 31 (7.95%) Project Manager
4 30 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 18 (4.62%) Desktop Support
6 17 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (4.10%) Designer
8 15 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (3.85%) Network Analyst
9 14 (3.59%) Service Analyst
9 14 (3.59%) Network Architect
9 14 (3.59%) Wireless Engineer
10 13 (3.33%) Consultant
10 13 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (2.82%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (2.82%) Network Support
12 10 (2.56%) Rollout Engineer
12 10 (2.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.28%) Middleware
1 5 (1.28%) LAMP
2 3 (0.77%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.51%) CSS
3 2 (0.51%) WAP
4 1 (0.26%) JSON
4 1 (0.26%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.15%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.62%) PKI
4 13 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.31%) iPad
6 8 (2.05%) STB
7 6 (1.54%) Clustering
7 6 (1.54%) PMI
7 6 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.28%) e-Health
9 4 (1.03%) Handset
9 4 (1.03%) IVR
9 4 (1.03%) CESG
9 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.03%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.03%) Open Source
9 4 (1.03%) iPhone
10 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 121 (31.03%) Windows
2 46 (11.79%) Linux
2 46 (11.79%) Windows 7
3 36 (9.23%) Windows XP
4 30 (7.69%) Android
5 29 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (6.41%) Apple iOS
7 18 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (4.10%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.85%) Mac OS
10 11 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.79%) UNIX
12 6 (1.54%) CentOS
12 6 (1.54%) Solaris
13 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.03%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.33%) ITIL
2 33 (8.46%) Project Management
3 30 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 20 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (4.62%) Migration
6 18 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (4.62%) Service Management
7 15 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 15 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (3.85%) Network Management
8 13 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (2.82%) Change Management
9 11 (2.82%) Network Design
10 10 (2.56%) Load Balancing
10 10 (2.56%) Information Assurance
11 9 (2.31%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.31%) Android Development
11 9 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (2.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.13%) Python
2 13 (3.33%) C
3 9 (2.31%) SQL
4 7 (1.79%) C++
4 7 (1.79%) Perl
5 6 (1.54%) Java
5 6 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.28%) Embedded C
6 5 (1.28%) Ruby
7 4 (1.03%) Embedded C++
7 4 (1.03%) AppleScript
8 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (15.90%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 34 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 31 (7.95%) CCNA
5 23 (5.90%) CCNP
6 14 (3.59%) Degree
7 11 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.54%) CCIE
9 6 (1.54%) PMP
10 5 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (1.28%) MCP
10 5 (1.28%) MCSE
10 5 (1.28%) MCSA
11 4 (1.03%) CISSP
11 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.77%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.10%) SLA
2 11 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.28%) QA
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) BS15000
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (14.10%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.79%) XenApp
5 4 (1.03%) UAG
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.77%) Firmware
7 2 (0.51%) XenServer
8 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 37 (9.49%) SCCM
2 7 (1.79%) Nessus
2 7 (1.79%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.28%) ARCserve
4 5 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.28%) Puppet
4 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (1.28%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (1.28%) Ansible
5 4 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.77%) WSUS
6 3 (0.77%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.51%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 149 (38.21%) Cisco
2 92 (23.59%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.26%) VMware
4 34 (8.72%) CheckPoint
5 33 (8.46%) Citrix
6 21 (5.38%) Google
7 20 (5.13%) Dell
8 18 (4.62%) HP
9 16 (4.10%) Avaya
9 16 (4.10%) Juniper
10 15 (3.85%) F5
11 13 (3.33%) Sophos
12 11 (2.82%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.56%) Aruba
13 10 (2.56%) Remedy
13 10 (2.56%) CA
13 10 (2.56%) Nokia
14 9 (2.31%) EMC
15 8 (2.05%) Oracle
15 8 (2.05%) Mitel
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