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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 50 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 1.37% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£425 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -49.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +19.40%
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
74 73 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.09% 10.46% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 27
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.21 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -19.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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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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 -9 2 £425 +157.57%
Chelmsford - 2 £233 -
Colchester - - - - 1
Dunmow - - - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Finance

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) FCoE
4 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) PowerBuilder Developer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Kerio
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) HP
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