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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 62 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.25% 0.99% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.94% 8.14% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +310.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £21.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +58.18%
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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
123 86 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.96% 12.16% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 17
Average daily rate £350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £179 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (36.36%) e-Health
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) IVR
4 4 (36.36%) Avaya
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) CA
4 4 (36.36%) Remedy
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (36.36%) ADSL
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) ADSL
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) IVR
2 4 (36.36%) e-Health
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Avaya
2 4 (36.36%) CA
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix