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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 387 436 437
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 204 133 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 2.02% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 72 78
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£368 £334 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £178 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £270
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 21
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +55.35%
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
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 70 £370 +5.71% 14
South East +26 49 £350 -4.10% 20
West Midlands 0 18 £438 - 1
Yorkshire - 17 £275 - 1
North West -4 15 £268 +7.20% 5
East of England -15 14 £373 +65.55% 11
South West -44 5 £400 +21.67% 4
East Midlands +5 4 £450 - 1
North East -31 2 £450 +50.00% 3
Wi-Fi
UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 105 (31.44%) Windows
2 95 (28.44%) Cisco
3 83 (24.85%) WAN
4 80 (23.95%) LAN
5 79 (23.65%) Microsoft
6 76 (22.75%) Firewall
7 72 (21.56%) Active Directory
8 50 (14.97%) DNS
8 50 (14.97%) ITIL
9 49 (14.67%) VPN
10 46 (13.77%) DHCP
10 46 (13.77%) Wireless
11 42 (12.57%) Windows 7
12 41 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
13 40 (11.98%) PRINCE2
14 39 (11.68%) 3G
15 38 (11.38%) Linux
15 38 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (11.08%) Windows XP
16 37 (11.08%) Project Management
17 35 (10.48%) MS Office
17 35 (10.48%) Citrix
18 31 (9.28%) SCCM
19 30 (8.98%) Telecoms
19 30 (8.98%) VMware
20 29 (8.68%) Migration
20 29 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
20 29 (8.68%) TCP/IP
20 29 (8.68%) Internet
21 28 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.08%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.09%) IIS
5 13 (3.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (2.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (2.69%) Lync
7 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.20%) SAS
10 3 (0.90%) CMS
10 3 (0.90%) Apache
10 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.30%) Site Server
12 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 35 (10.48%) MS Office
2 17 (5.09%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.69%) MS Project
4 4 (1.20%) SPSS
5 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.29%) Office 365
2 18 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.29%) IaaS
4 4 (1.20%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (24.85%) WAN
2 80 (23.95%) LAN
3 76 (22.75%) Firewall
4 50 (14.97%) DNS
5 49 (14.67%) VPN
6 46 (13.77%) DHCP
6 46 (13.77%) Wireless
7 39 (11.68%) 3G
8 29 (8.68%) TCP/IP
8 29 (8.68%) Internet
9 24 (7.19%) VoIP
10 19 (5.69%) BGP
10 19 (5.69%) OSPF
11 18 (5.39%) Network Security
12 17 (5.09%) MPLS
12 17 (5.09%) 4G
13 16 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (4.79%) IP Telephony
14 14 (4.19%) WLAN
14 14 (4.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.60%) Selenium
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
2 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.30%) PVCS
2 1 (0.30%) JUnit
2 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (8.98%) Telecoms
2 28 (8.38%) Finance
3 10 (2.99%) Retail
4 8 (2.40%) Publishing
4 8 (2.40%) Marketing
5 7 (2.10%) Dutch Language
6 6 (1.80%) Banking
7 5 (1.50%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.50%) Back Office
8 4 (1.20%) Automotive
8 4 (1.20%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.90%) Advertising
9 3 (0.90%) Electronics
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (16.17%) Analyst
2 46 (13.77%) Project Manager
3 43 (12.87%) Network Engineer
4 30 (8.98%) Architect
5 29 (8.68%) Support Engineer
6 19 (5.69%) Desktop Support
7 16 (4.79%) Consultant
7 16 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.19%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (3.59%) Network Analyst
9 12 (3.59%) Network Architect
10 11 (3.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (2.99%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.69%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.40%) Support Technician
13 8 (2.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 8 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) Middleware
2 3 (0.90%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.90%) LAMP
3 2 (0.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) XMPP
4 1 (0.30%) OCX
4 1 (0.30%) WAP
4 1 (0.30%) COM+
4 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.99%) Blackberry
2 19 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.19%) PKI
4 11 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.69%) PMI
7 8 (2.40%) User Experience
8 7 (2.10%) Smartphone
8 7 (2.10%) NHS
8 7 (2.10%) iPad
9 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.80%) Firmware
9 6 (1.80%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.50%) STB
10 5 (1.50%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.50%) iPhone
11 4 (1.20%) Smartcard
11 4 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 105 (31.44%) Windows
2 42 (12.57%) Windows 7
3 38 (11.38%) Linux
3 38 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (11.08%) Windows XP
5 28 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (5.99%) Android
8 17 (5.09%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.49%) Apple iOS
10 14 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.40%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (1.50%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.20%) Solaris
14 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.90%) UNIX
15 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.60%) CentOS
15 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.97%) ITIL
2 40 (11.98%) PRINCE2
3 37 (11.08%) Project Management
4 29 (8.68%) Migration
4 29 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (4.49%) Service Management
8 14 (4.19%) Mobile Device Management
8 14 (4.19%) Configuration Management
9 13 (3.89%) Service Delivery
9 13 (3.89%) Change Management
10 12 (3.59%) Information Assurance
11 11 (3.29%) Risk Management
12 10 (2.99%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.99%) Network Design
13 9 (2.69%) Software Engineering
13 9 (2.69%) Network Management
14 8 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (2.40%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.19%) C
2 10 (2.99%) Python
3 9 (2.69%) SQL
4 5 (1.50%) C++
5 4 (1.20%) Embedded C
6 3 (0.90%) Embedded C++
6 3 (0.90%) Perl
7 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.60%) Java
7 2 (0.60%) AppleScript
7 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
8 1 (0.30%) XAML
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) VBScript
8 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.39%) CCNA
3 18 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.89%) MCSA
6 12 (3.59%) MCSE
6 12 (3.59%) Degree
7 11 (3.29%) CCIE
7 11 (3.29%) CCNP
7 11 (3.29%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.99%) MCP
9 7 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.50%) PMP
11 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.20%) CCDP
13 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.90%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.59%) SLA
2 8 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.50%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) BS15000
System Software
1 72 (21.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.99%) UAG
4 5 (1.50%) XenApp
5 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.60%) XenServer
6 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.30%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (9.28%) SCCM
2 8 (2.40%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.80%) Nessus
4 5 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.90%) WSUS
6 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.90%) ZENworks
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.60%) SCOM
8 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 95 (28.44%) Cisco
2 79 (23.65%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.48%) Citrix
4 30 (8.98%) VMware
5 27 (8.08%) CheckPoint
6 18 (5.39%) Dell
7 16 (4.79%) HP
8 14 (4.19%) Juniper
9 13 (3.89%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.69%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.69%) Remedy
10 9 (2.69%) Aruba
11 7 (2.10%) Avaya
11 7 (2.10%) Nokia
11 7 (2.10%) SAP
12 6 (1.80%) F5
12 6 (1.80%) Meraki
12 6 (1.80%) Symantec
13 5 (1.50%) SonicWALL
13 5 (1.50%) EMC
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