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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 71 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.00% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 4.71% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +51.06%
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
223 191 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.59% 21.29% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 68 87
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2
2 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) MS Project
3 10 (52.63%) Ericsson
3 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
3 10 (52.63%) Amdocs
3 10 (52.63%) LTE
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
3 10 (52.63%) VoLTE
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 5 (26.32%) Remedy
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) 802.1X
6 4 (21.05%) Bluetooth
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
7 3 (15.79%) WiMAX
7 3 (15.79%) MCTS
7 3 (15.79%) MCITP
7 3 (15.79%) VLAN
7 3 (15.79%) IPsec
7 3 (15.79%) RSS
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LTE
1 10 (52.63%) VoLTE
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Bluetooth
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
5 3 (15.79%) Broadband
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) IPsec
5 3 (15.79%) IPv4
5 3 (15.79%) IPv6
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) OSPF
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) VLAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Voice Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) 802.1X
2 3 (15.79%) RSS
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) PRINCE2
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
3 10 (52.63%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Amdocs
2 10 (52.63%) Ericsson
3 5 (26.32%) Remedy
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco