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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 67 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.83% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 4.38% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £278 £290
% change year-on-year
+31.53% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +24.56%
Wi-Fi
Berkshire

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
206 160 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.12% 18.87% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 53 88
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
2 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) MS Project
3 9 (56.25%) Ericsson
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Amdocs
3 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
3 9 (56.25%) VoLTE
4 5 (31.25%) Remedy
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
5 3 (18.75%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 3 (18.75%) MCITP
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
5 3 (18.75%) WiMAX
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) IPv4

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 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LTE
1 9 (56.25%) VoLTE
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
3 3 (18.75%) Broadband
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) IPv4
3 3 (18.75%) IPv6
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) WiMAX
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
1 3 (18.75%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL V3
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) MCTS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Amdocs
2 9 (56.25%) Ericsson
3 5 (31.25%) Remedy
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco