The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 209 212 213
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 66 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 2.13% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 10
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£360 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £220 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+25.78% -19.54%
Wi-Fi
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1792 1831 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.88% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 866 724
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 97
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +13 22 £370 -15.42% 4
Hampshire +4 13 £363 -13.17% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 13 £413 - 2
Oxfordshire -11 9 £180 -48.20% 7
West Sussex -14 5 £223 +1.13%
East Sussex +5 2 £310 +18.09%
Surrey -6 2 £370 +11.27% 4
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (31.75%) Firewall
2 39 (30.95%) Wireless
3 37 (29.37%) Telecoms
4 34 (26.98%) LAN
5 30 (23.81%) Cisco
6 29 (23.02%) WAN
7 28 (22.22%) Windows
8 24 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
10 21 (16.67%) LTE
11 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
11 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
11 20 (15.87%) CCNA
12 19 (15.08%) VoLTE
13 17 (13.49%) Project Management
13 17 (13.49%) HP
13 17 (13.49%) 3G
14 16 (12.70%) Active Directory
14 16 (12.70%) PRINCE2
14 16 (12.70%) 4G
15 15 (11.90%) Linux
15 15 (11.90%) SharePoint
15 15 (11.90%) Management Information System
15 15 (11.90%) Network Design
16 14 (11.11%) Finance
16 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (10.32%) VMware
17 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
17 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
18 12 (9.52%) ITIL

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.56%) Lync
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Project
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) IaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.75%) Firewall
2 39 (30.95%) Wireless
3 34 (26.98%) LAN
4 29 (23.02%) WAN
5 21 (16.67%) LTE
6 19 (15.08%) VoLTE
7 17 (13.49%) 3G
8 16 (12.70%) 4G
9 11 (8.73%) DNS
10 10 (7.94%) IP Telephony
11 9 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (7.14%) UMTS
11 9 (7.14%) VoIP
11 9 (7.14%) BGP
12 8 (6.35%) DSL
12 8 (6.35%) VPN
12 8 (6.35%) MPLS
12 8 (6.35%) WebEx
13 7 (5.56%) Skype
13 7 (5.56%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.79%) GCC
2 1 (0.79%) SCons
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.79%) JMeter
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 37 (29.37%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Billing
4 2 (1.59%) Local Government
4 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (18.25%) Architect
2 18 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 16 (12.70%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.14%) OSS Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 7 (5.56%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.76%) IT Support
9 5 (3.97%) Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.17%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.17%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Technical Design Authority
10 4 (3.17%) Security Architect
11 3 (2.38%) Field Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.38%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) .NET
1 4 (3.17%) Middleware
1 4 (3.17%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (1.59%) COM+
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) WAP
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.76%) PKI
5 4 (3.17%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.59%) iPad
7 2 (1.59%) IPTV
7 2 (1.59%) Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) e-Health
7 2 (1.59%) Economics
8 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.79%) CCTV
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.22%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 15 (11.90%) Linux
4 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 6 (4.76%) Android
7 4 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.17%) UNIX
7 4 (3.17%) Solaris
7 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.59%) AIX
9 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.59%) Windows CE
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.49%) Project Management
2 16 (12.70%) PRINCE2
3 15 (11.90%) Network Design
4 12 (9.52%) ITIL
5 10 (7.94%) Capacity Management
6 7 (5.56%) Information Security
6 7 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.56%) Fault Management
7 6 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.76%) Security Management
7 6 (4.76%) Validation
7 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.76%) OO
8 5 (3.97%) Service Management
8 5 (3.97%) Change Management
8 5 (3.97%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.17%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.17%) Security Architecture
9 4 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.14%) C
2 6 (4.76%) C++
3 4 (3.17%) Java
4 3 (2.38%) SQL
5 2 (1.59%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.59%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.79%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.87%) CCNA
3 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
4 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.14%) MCSE
5 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) ISSAP
7 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.17%) HNC
7 4 (3.17%) HND
7 4 (3.17%) CISSP
7 4 (3.17%) CCNP
8 3 (2.38%) MCSA
8 3 (2.38%) Degree
9 2 (1.59%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.59%) PMP
9 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.79%) Firmware
4 1 (0.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) OpenView
1 9 (7.14%) HP NNM
2 3 (2.38%) SCCM
2 3 (2.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.59%) NetCrunch
3 2 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.79%) Netcool
4 1 (0.79%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Cisco
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.49%) HP
4 13 (10.32%) VMware
5 11 (8.73%) Ericsson
5 11 (8.73%) Aerohive Networks
6 9 (7.14%) SevOne
7 7 (5.56%) QNAP
7 7 (5.56%) NetApp
7 7 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.56%) SonicWALL
7 7 (5.56%) Polycom
7 7 (5.56%) Tandberg
8 6 (4.76%) Huawei
8 6 (4.76%) Juniper
8 6 (4.76%) Spiceworks
9 5 (3.97%) Remedy
9 5 (3.97%) F5
9 5 (3.97%) Amdocs
10 4 (3.17%) Blue Coat
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