The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 40 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 23 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.27% 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 2.98% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £213 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +44.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £321
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £41.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-50.60% +130.55%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 302 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.90% 29.55% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 169 82
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 36 (90.00%) MS Excel
1 36 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (87.50%) Telecoms
3 34 (85.00%) LTE
3 34 (85.00%) ITIL V3
3 34 (85.00%) VoLTE
3 34 (85.00%) Ericsson
3 34 (85.00%) MS Project
3 34 (85.00%) ITIL
3 34 (85.00%) PRINCE2
3 34 (85.00%) Remedy
3 34 (85.00%) Project Management
3 34 (85.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.50%) MGW
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.00%) Office 365
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.00%) Samsung
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.00%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Windows
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 36 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 34 (85.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) LTE
1 34 (85.00%) VoLTE
2 5 (12.50%) MGW
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
4 1 (2.50%) Broadband
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.50%) OSPF
4 1 (2.50%) SMS
4 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 35 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Project Manager
1 34 (85.00%) Voice Project Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Core Network Project Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Core Network Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 34 (85.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) ITIL
1 34 (85.00%) ITIL V3
1 34 (85.00%) PRINCE2
1 34 (85.00%) Project Management
2 1 (2.50%) Coaching
2 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (2.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) CCNA
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (85.00%) Ericsson
2 34 (85.00%) Remedy
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) Samsung
4 1 (2.50%) Aruba
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.50%) Nokia