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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 368 405 420
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +15
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 237 175 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 2.52% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 110 72
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£350 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £210 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £20.75 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £15.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -43.92%
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
7217 6942 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.04% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3762 3419
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 388 431
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

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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 +1 80 £400 +26.98% 20
South East +3 58 £370 +27.58% 15
North West -4 28 £179 -20.55% 6
East of England +22 25 £350 -15.15% 20
Yorkshire -22 11 £263 -31.81% 10
South West +1 10 £300 -25.00% 3
East Midlands -2 10 £389 -13.61% 1
West Midlands -6 7 £300 -33.33% 6
North East -16 6 £498 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
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Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 151 (34.01%) Cisco
2 126 (28.38%) Wireless
3 125 (28.15%) LAN
4 109 (24.55%) Firewall
5 103 (23.20%) WAN
6 100 (22.52%) Windows
7 87 (19.59%) Microsoft
8 69 (15.54%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (14.86%) Telecoms
10 61 (13.74%) VPN
11 57 (12.84%) MS Office
12 52 (11.71%) Windows 7
13 51 (11.49%) DNS
13 51 (11.49%) Active Directory
14 48 (10.81%) VoIP
15 46 (10.36%) Linux
15 46 (10.36%) 4G
15 46 (10.36%) Data Centre
16 45 (10.14%) Internet
16 45 (10.14%) 3G
16 45 (10.14%) MPLS
17 42 (9.46%) CCNP
18 41 (9.23%) CCNA
19 40 (9.01%) BGP
19 40 (9.01%) Finance
20 39 (8.78%) DHCP
20 39 (8.78%) HP
21 38 (8.56%) C
21 38 (8.56%) LTE
22 37 (8.33%) OSPF

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.38%) IIS
4 10 (2.25%) Lync
4 10 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.68%) Apache
9 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 57 (12.84%) MS Office
2 32 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.35%) MS Project
6 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.23%) Line 500
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.95%) Office 365
2 12 (2.70%) Google Apps
3 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.90%) PaaS
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.90%) IaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 126 (28.38%) Wireless
2 125 (28.15%) LAN
3 109 (24.55%) Firewall
4 103 (23.20%) WAN
5 61 (13.74%) VPN
6 51 (11.49%) DNS
7 48 (10.81%) VoIP
8 46 (10.36%) 4G
9 45 (10.14%) Internet
9 45 (10.14%) 3G
9 45 (10.14%) MPLS
10 40 (9.01%) BGP
11 39 (8.78%) DHCP
12 38 (8.56%) LTE
13 37 (8.33%) OSPF
14 30 (6.76%) EIGRP
15 28 (6.31%) Network Security
15 28 (6.31%) VLAN
16 27 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (5.41%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) DB2
4 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.03%) JIRA
2 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (0.68%) Selenium
4 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.45%) GCC
6 1 (0.23%) SCons
6 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.23%) Trac
6 1 (0.23%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.23%) JMeter
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 66 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 40 (9.01%) Finance
3 18 (4.05%) Retail
4 8 (1.80%) Banking
5 7 (1.58%) Electronics
6 6 (1.35%) Local Government
6 6 (1.35%) French Language
7 4 (0.90%) Back Office
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (15.99%) Network Engineer
2 46 (10.36%) Architect
3 43 (9.68%) Analyst
4 39 (8.78%) Project Manager
5 24 (5.41%) Consultant
6 21 (4.73%) Support Engineer
7 18 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (3.83%) Desktop Support
9 16 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.15%) Network Consultant
10 14 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (2.70%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (2.70%) Network Architect
12 11 (2.48%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (2.48%) Technical Manager
12 11 (2.48%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.48%) Developer
13 10 (2.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 10 (2.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.38%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.25%) Web Services
2 10 (2.25%) HTML
3 6 (1.35%) .NET
4 5 (1.13%) HTML5
4 5 (1.13%) JSON
4 5 (1.13%) XML
4 5 (1.13%) SAML
4 5 (1.13%) Middleware
4 5 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (0.68%) REST
5 3 (0.68%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.68%) OAuth
6 2 (0.45%) CSS
7 1 (0.23%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.23%) LAMP
7 1 (0.23%) XMPP
7 1 (0.23%) WAP
7 1 (0.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.36%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.70%) PKI
4 10 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.03%) Smartphone
6 8 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.13%) User Experience
8 5 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.13%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.90%) EPoS
9 4 (0.90%) NHS
10 3 (0.68%) Clustering
10 3 (0.68%) VHDL
10 3 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.68%) IPTV
10 3 (0.68%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.68%) iPad
10 3 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.52%) Windows
2 52 (11.71%) Windows 7
3 46 (10.36%) Linux
4 36 (8.11%) Android
5 31 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (6.31%) Apple iOS
7 22 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.28%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.60%) Windows XP
10 12 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.48%) Mac OS
12 10 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (2.25%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.25%) UNIX
13 9 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.80%) Solaris
15 3 (0.68%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.68%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (7.88%) Project Management
2 34 (7.66%) ITIL
3 25 (5.63%) Network Design
4 24 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 19 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (4.28%) Software Engineering
6 18 (4.05%) Performance Management
6 18 (4.05%) Network Management
7 14 (3.15%) Information Security
7 14 (3.15%) Service Management
8 13 (2.93%) Network Planning
9 12 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (2.48%) Service Delivery
10 11 (2.48%) Project Planning
10 11 (2.48%) Test Scripting
11 10 (2.25%) OO
12 9 (2.03%) UML
12 9 (2.03%) OOD
12 9 (2.03%) ITSM
12 9 (2.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.56%) C
2 24 (5.41%) SQL
3 21 (4.73%) C++
4 10 (2.25%) Java
4 10 (2.25%) Python
4 10 (2.25%) Embedded C
5 8 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.13%) Embedded C++
7 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.90%) Ruby
7 4 (0.90%) VBA
8 3 (0.68%) Erlang
8 3 (0.68%) Assembly Language
8 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.45%) Perl
9 2 (0.45%) PHP
9 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (15.54%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (9.46%) CCNP
3 41 (9.23%) CCNA
4 29 (6.53%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.73%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.50%) Degree
7 16 (3.60%) CCIE
8 11 (2.48%) CCDP
9 8 (1.80%) MCP
10 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.58%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (1.35%) MCSE
12 5 (1.13%) CISSP
12 5 (1.13%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.13%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.90%) PMP
13 4 (0.90%) ISSAP
13 4 (0.90%) MCSA
13 4 (0.90%) NVQ Level 3
14 3 (0.68%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.41%) SLA
2 6 (1.35%) QA
3 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.80%) Firmware
4 6 (1.35%) XenApp
5 4 (0.90%) XenServer
5 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.68%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.45%) UAG
7 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) Squid
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.23%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (2.70%) SCCM
2 10 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.03%) OpenView
3 9 (2.03%) HP NNM
4 7 (1.58%) NetCrunch
5 6 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.13%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (0.90%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.45%) WSUS
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.45%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.45%) DameWare
10 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.23%) Ansible
10 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 151 (34.01%) Cisco
2 87 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.78%) HP
4 31 (6.98%) Juniper
5 27 (6.08%) VMware
6 26 (5.86%) CheckPoint
7 25 (5.63%) Apple
8 23 (5.18%) Citrix
9 21 (4.73%) Aruba
10 18 (4.05%) Dell
11 17 (3.83%) Ericsson
12 15 (3.38%) Avaya
13 14 (3.15%) Blue Coat
13 14 (3.15%) Google
14 13 (2.93%) Aerohive Networks
15 12 (2.70%) F5
16 11 (2.48%) Huawei
16 11 (2.48%) Nokia
17 10 (2.25%) SonicWALL
17 10 (2.25%) SolarWinds
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