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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 381 460 413
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -47
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 207 106 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 1.61% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 54 57
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £173 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 17
Average hourly rate £21.25 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +12.50%
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
7615 6590 6627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.05% 13.30% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4211 3555 3401
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 366 542
Average hourly rate £26.85 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
South East +16 65 £290 -28.39% 16
London +28 59 £363 +3.57% 18
North West -8 26 £300 +42.85% 9
East of England +19 20 £278 -10.48% 9
Yorkshire +1 12 £250 -
South West +11 8 £368 +11.36% 6
West Midlands - 8 £300 - 7
East Midlands -3 2 £525 +228.12% 1
North East - 1 - - 2
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 126 (34.15%) Cisco
2 117 (31.71%) LAN
3 101 (27.37%) Wireless
4 93 (25.20%) Windows
5 89 (24.12%) WAN
6 84 (22.76%) Firewall
7 76 (20.60%) Microsoft
8 68 (18.43%) Telecoms
9 64 (17.34%) VPN
10 63 (17.07%) MS Office
11 60 (16.26%) Cisco Certification
12 53 (14.36%) Linux
12 53 (14.36%) MPLS
13 47 (12.74%) Windows 7
14 44 (11.92%) Security Cleared
15 42 (11.38%) Active Directory
16 40 (10.84%) CCNP
17 39 (10.57%) 4G
18 38 (10.30%) ITIL
19 37 (10.03%) Internet
20 36 (9.76%) Project Management
21 35 (9.49%) VoIP
21 35 (9.49%) DNS
22 34 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
22 34 (9.21%) LTE
22 34 (9.21%) SC Cleared
23 33 (8.94%) MS Excel
23 33 (8.94%) OSPF
24 32 (8.67%) 3G
25 31 (8.40%) Finance

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.79%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.17%) IIS
5 5 (1.36%) Lync
5 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.08%) Apache
6 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (17.07%) MS Office
2 33 (8.94%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.54%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.07%) Office 365
2 11 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.44%) Google Apps
4 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.36%) Google Drive
5 5 (1.36%) IaaS
5 5 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.81%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Yammer
7 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 117 (31.71%) LAN
2 101 (27.37%) Wireless
3 89 (24.12%) WAN
4 84 (22.76%) Firewall
5 64 (17.34%) VPN
6 53 (14.36%) MPLS
7 39 (10.57%) 4G
8 37 (10.03%) Internet
9 35 (9.49%) VoIP
9 35 (9.49%) DNS
10 34 (9.21%) LTE
11 33 (8.94%) OSPF
12 32 (8.67%) 3G
13 30 (8.13%) BGP
14 28 (7.59%) DHCP
15 27 (7.32%) TCP/IP
16 25 (6.78%) UMTS
17 24 (6.50%) GSM
17 24 (6.50%) WiMAX
18 23 (6.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.44%) MySQL
3 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.27%) DB2
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (1.08%) JIRA
1 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.81%) Selenium
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.27%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.27%) GCC
4 1 (0.27%) SCons
4 1 (0.27%) Trac
4 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 68 (18.43%) Telecoms
2 31 (8.40%) Finance
3 28 (7.59%) Retail
4 8 (2.17%) Electronics
5 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.08%) Billing
6 3 (0.81%) Local Government
6 3 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (14.36%) Network Engineer
2 41 (11.11%) Analyst
3 39 (10.57%) Project Manager
4 24 (6.50%) Architect
5 18 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (4.61%) Support Engineer
7 13 (3.52%) Software Engineer
7 13 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (3.25%) Support Analyst
8 12 (3.25%) Consultant
9 10 (2.71%) Network Analyst
10 9 (2.44%) Network Architect
10 9 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (2.44%) Desktop Support
11 8 (2.17%) Developer
11 8 (2.17%) Coordinator
11 8 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (2.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.36%) JSON
1 5 (1.36%) SAML
1 5 (1.36%) XML
2 3 (0.81%) REST
2 3 (0.81%) OAuth
2 3 (0.81%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.81%) LAMP
2 3 (0.81%) Web Services
2 3 (0.81%) HTML
2 3 (0.81%) WAP
3 2 (0.54%) Middleware
3 2 (0.54%) Django
4 1 (0.27%) Android SDK
4 1 (0.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.79%) PKI
2 11 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.90%) STB
3 7 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (1.90%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.36%) IPTV
4 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.36%) Clustering
5 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.08%) SecurID
6 3 (0.81%) Internet of Things
6 3 (0.81%) Replication
6 3 (0.81%) EPoS
6 3 (0.81%) PMI
7 2 (0.54%) NHS
7 2 (0.54%) Handset
7 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.54%) iPhone
7 2 (0.54%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 93 (25.20%) Windows
2 53 (14.36%) Linux
3 47 (12.74%) Windows 7
4 34 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 23 (6.23%) Android
7 21 (5.69%) Windows XP
8 19 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.44%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.63%) UNIX
11 6 (1.63%) Solaris
11 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.81%) CentOS
13 3 (0.81%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (10.30%) ITIL
2 36 (9.76%) Project Management
3 22 (5.96%) Network Management
4 20 (5.42%) Network Planning
5 19 (5.15%) Software Engineering
5 19 (5.15%) PRINCE2
6 15 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (4.07%) Network Design
7 14 (3.79%) Test Scripting
7 14 (3.79%) Service Management
8 13 (3.52%) OO
9 12 (3.25%) Migration
10 11 (2.98%) Load Balancing
10 11 (2.98%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (2.44%) Project Planning
12 9 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (2.17%) Performance Management
14 7 (1.90%) Network Load Balancing
14 7 (1.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.40%) C
2 22 (5.96%) SQL
3 17 (4.61%) C++
4 14 (3.79%) Python
5 10 (2.71%) Embedded C
6 9 (2.44%) Java
7 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.36%) Embedded C++
8 4 (1.08%) Perl
8 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.08%) VBA
9 3 (0.81%) Ruby
10 2 (0.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (16.26%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (11.92%) Security Cleared
3 40 (10.84%) CCNP
4 34 (9.21%) SC Cleared
5 28 (7.59%) CCNA
6 22 (5.96%) Degree
7 11 (2.98%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.71%) MCP
9 9 (2.44%) CCIE
9 9 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.17%) PMP
11 7 (1.90%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.90%) MCSE
11 7 (1.90%) CCDP
12 6 (1.63%) ISEB
12 6 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (1.63%) NVQ Level 3
13 5 (1.36%) MCSA
13 5 (1.36%) CISSP
14 3 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.88%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.90%) Firmware
5 5 (1.36%) UAG
6 4 (1.08%) XenServer
6 4 (1.08%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.81%) XenApp
8 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 29 (7.86%) SCCM
2 13 (3.52%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (1.36%) ARCserve
5 4 (1.08%) Puppet
6 3 (0.81%) Ansible
6 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (0.81%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.54%) DameWare
7 2 (0.54%) NetCrunch
7 2 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) WSUS
8 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 126 (34.15%) Cisco
2 76 (20.60%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.86%) Citrix
4 24 (6.50%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.69%) Ericsson
5 21 (5.69%) Apple
5 21 (5.69%) VMware
6 20 (5.42%) HP
7 16 (4.34%) Juniper
8 14 (3.79%) Google
8 14 (3.79%) Huawei
8 14 (3.79%) Nokia
9 13 (3.52%) CA
10 10 (2.71%) F5
10 10 (2.71%) SolarWinds
10 10 (2.71%) Blue Coat
11 9 (2.44%) Aerohive Networks
12 8 (2.17%) IBM
12 8 (2.17%) Oracle
13 7 (1.90%) IronPort
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £24 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £424 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: £22,000 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £12.50 - £13 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £32 - £37 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 25 days ago