The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 69 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% 0.64% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 7.04% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+51.00% +33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.49% 9.11% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 13 22
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Internet
5 5 (29.41%) CA
5 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) e-Health
5 5 (29.41%) F5
5 5 (29.41%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 4 (23.53%) IVR
6 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
6 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (23.53%) ADSL
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
5 4 (23.53%) ADSL
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.76%) TACACS
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) BGP
7 2 (11.76%) 3G
7 2 (11.76%) 4G
8 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
8 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) e-Health
3 4 (23.53%) IVR
4 1 (5.88%) Tandem
4 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) HNC
5 1 (5.88%) HND
5 1 (5.88%) PMP
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) CA
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 4 (23.53%) Avaya
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper