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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / South East
Rank 179 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 48 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.55% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 2.71% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 38
Median daily rate £403 £390 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +32.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £278 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £603 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 13
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +97.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-54.81% +93.02%

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
1520 1769 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.34% 20.38% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 980 959
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 91 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 19 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +39 27 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £404 -9.21%
Hampshire +8 6 £410 +17.14% 6
Kent +3 3 £150 -47.36% 1
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 3
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 61 (58.65%) PRINCE2
2 54 (51.92%) ITIL
3 53 (50.96%) Microsoft
4 49 (47.12%) Project Management
5 47 (45.19%) Telecoms
6 41 (39.42%) MS Excel
7 40 (38.46%) MS Project
7 40 (38.46%) ITIL V3
8 39 (37.50%) LTE
9 38 (36.54%) Management Information System
10 36 (34.62%) Ericsson
10 36 (34.62%) Remedy
10 36 (34.62%) VoLTE
11 28 (26.92%) Cisco
12 26 (25.00%) LAN
13 23 (22.12%) Firewall
14 17 (16.35%) VoIP
14 17 (16.35%) WAN
15 15 (14.42%) MS Office
15 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
15 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
16 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
16 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
17 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (11.54%) Network Design
17 12 (11.54%) CheckPoint
18 11 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (10.58%) Windows
18 11 (10.58%) Ethernet
19 10 (9.62%) Aruba

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (3.85%) Apache
1 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (39.42%) MS Excel
2 40 (38.46%) MS Project
3 15 (14.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Office 365
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.50%) LTE
2 36 (34.62%) VoLTE
3 26 (25.00%) LAN
4 23 (22.12%) Firewall
5 17 (16.35%) VoIP
5 17 (16.35%) WAN
6 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (10.58%) Ethernet
8 10 (9.62%) MPLS
8 10 (9.62%) VPN
8 10 (9.62%) Wireless
9 8 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (6.73%) DWDM
10 7 (6.73%) SDH
11 6 (5.77%) 3G
11 6 (5.77%) 4G
11 6 (5.77%) SAN
12 5 (4.81%) DHCP
12 5 (4.81%) IPsec
12 5 (4.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (45.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.96%) French Language
5 1 (0.96%) German Language
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (51.92%) Project Manager
2 36 (34.62%) Voice Project Manager
3 12 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 12 (11.54%) Network Manager
4 11 (10.58%) Network Project Manager
5 10 (9.62%) Core Network Project Manager
6 9 (8.65%) Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) Telecoms Manager
6 9 (8.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Voice Architect
10 3 (2.88%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Network Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (0.96%) CORBA
2 1 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.54%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.81%) PMI
4 4 (3.85%) Clustering
4 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) CCTV
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.96%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Unix
3 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.65%) PRINCE2
2 54 (51.92%) ITIL
3 49 (47.12%) Project Management
4 40 (38.46%) ITIL V3
5 12 (11.54%) Network Design
6 6 (5.77%) Migration
7 5 (4.81%) Time Management
8 4 (3.85%) Logistics
8 4 (3.85%) Presales
8 4 (3.85%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.88%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 3 (2.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.92%) Coaching
10 2 (1.92%) Information Management
10 2 (1.92%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.92%) Operations Management
10 2 (1.92%) Project Governance
10 2 (1.92%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) C
2 1 (0.96%) Java
2 1 (0.96%) Perl
2 1 (0.96%) Python
2 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.65%) CCNP
4 5 (4.81%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.85%) Degree
5 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.88%) CCIE
6 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.92%) CCSE
7 2 (1.92%) CCSP
7 2 (1.92%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.96%) APMP
8 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.96%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 53 (50.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.62%) Ericsson
2 36 (34.62%) Remedy
3 28 (26.92%) Cisco
4 12 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.62%) Aruba
5 10 (9.62%) F5
6 9 (8.65%) Juniper
7 6 (5.77%) HP
8 5 (4.81%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.81%) Samsung
9 4 (3.85%) Altiris
10 2 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.92%) Brocade
10 2 (1.92%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.92%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.92%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.92%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds