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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 64 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.66% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 3.33% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £238 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -41.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +53.19%
Wi-Fi
Buckinghamshire

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
136 180 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.99% 19.85% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 42
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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
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 29 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) ATM
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (25.00%) DWDM
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) ATM
3 2 (25.00%) DWDM
3 2 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) xDSL
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Network Technical Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Android Development
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle