The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 59 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £335
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.20 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +61.39%
Wi-Fi
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.68% 14.98% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 43 30
Average daily rate £350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -39.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £41.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Essex region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Essex region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood - 1 £275 -
Harlow - - - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) STB
3 2 (33.33%) Kerio
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) WAN

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Kerio
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco