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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 204 216 206
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 57 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 2.02% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 14
Average daily rate
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£370 £286 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £220 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £488 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.38 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -38.31%
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
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +27 29 £340 +13.33% 7
Hampshire -1 13 £388 -10.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £425 -15.00%
Oxfordshire -22 4 £225 -23.72% 3
West Sussex -15 3 £220 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £338 -
Surrey -6 1 £370 +29.25% 2
Kent - 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (41.60%) Wireless
2 38 (30.40%) Telecoms
3 34 (27.20%) LTE
3 34 (27.20%) 4G
4 32 (25.60%) 3G
5 31 (24.80%) LAN
6 26 (20.80%) Cisco
6 26 (20.80%) Linux
7 25 (20.00%) Windows
7 25 (20.00%) UMTS
8 24 (19.20%) C
8 24 (19.20%) Firewall
8 24 (19.20%) WiMAX
9 23 (18.40%) WAN
9 23 (18.40%) VoLTE
10 22 (17.60%) GSM
11 19 (15.20%) DSL
12 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
13 17 (13.60%) MPLS
13 17 (13.60%) Ericsson
14 16 (12.80%) Radio Access Network
15 15 (12.00%) HP
15 15 (12.00%) SDH
15 15 (12.00%) GPRS
15 15 (12.00%) Windows 7
16 14 (11.20%) GPON
16 14 (11.20%) Security Cleared
16 14 (11.20%) Network Planning
16 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
16 14 (11.20%) CDMA2000

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.20%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.60%) MS Office
3 3 (2.40%) MS Project
4 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Office 365
2 4 (3.20%) IaaS
2 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (41.60%) Wireless
2 34 (27.20%) LTE
2 34 (27.20%) 4G
3 32 (25.60%) 3G
4 31 (24.80%) LAN
5 25 (20.00%) UMTS
6 24 (19.20%) Firewall
6 24 (19.20%) WiMAX
7 23 (18.40%) VoLTE
7 23 (18.40%) WAN
8 22 (17.60%) GSM
9 19 (15.20%) DSL
10 17 (13.60%) MPLS
11 16 (12.80%) Radio Access Network
12 15 (12.00%) SDH
12 15 (12.00%) GPRS
13 14 (11.20%) CDMA2000
13 14 (11.20%) HSPA
13 14 (11.20%) GPON
14 12 (9.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.80%) GCC
2 1 (0.80%) SCons
2 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.80%) JMeter
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 38 (30.40%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.80%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.60%) Electronics
4 2 (1.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.40%) Architect
2 14 (11.20%) Network Engineer
3 9 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (7.20%) OSS Architect
4 7 (5.60%) IT Support
4 7 (5.60%) Project Manager
4 7 (5.60%) Software Engineer
4 7 (5.60%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 6 (4.80%) Analyst
5 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (4.80%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 5 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.20%) Security Architect
8 3 (2.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (2.40%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (2.40%) Technical Design Authority
8 3 (2.40%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.40%) Desktop Support
8 3 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.20%) Middleware
3 1 (0.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (0.80%) HTML
3 1 (0.80%) CSS
3 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.40%) PKI
4 4 (3.20%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.40%) IPTV
5 3 (2.40%) Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) e-Health
6 2 (1.60%) Economics
6 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.60%) Statistics
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.80%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.80%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.80%) Linux
2 25 (20.00%) Windows
3 15 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.80%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (4.80%) Android
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.80%) UNIX
5 5 (4.00%) Solaris
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.60%) AIX
8 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.60%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.20%) Network Planning
1 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
2 12 (9.60%) ITIL
2 12 (9.60%) PRINCE2
3 11 (8.80%) OO
4 10 (8.00%) Project Management
5 9 (7.20%) OOD
6 8 (6.40%) UML
6 8 (6.40%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.80%) Fault Management
7 6 (4.80%) Security Management
7 6 (4.80%) Information Security
8 5 (4.00%) Network Design
8 5 (4.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.20%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.20%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.20%) Validation
9 4 (3.20%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) C
2 12 (9.60%) C++
3 7 (5.60%) Embedded C
4 6 (4.80%) Embedded C++
4 6 (4.80%) SQL
5 4 (3.20%) Java
6 2 (1.60%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) CCNA
4 5 (4.00%) Degree
5 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.20%) ISSAP
5 4 (3.20%) CISSP
5 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.20%) MCP
5 4 (3.20%) MCSE
5 4 (3.20%) MCSA
6 3 (2.40%) CCNP
6 3 (2.40%) PMP
6 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.40%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.80%) CCIE
7 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) XenApp
3 2 (1.60%) UAG
4 1 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.80%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) HP NNM
1 9 (7.20%) SCCM
1 9 (7.20%) OpenView
2 3 (2.40%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.60%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.80%) Netcool
4 1 (0.80%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Cisco
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.60%) Ericsson
4 15 (12.00%) HP
5 12 (9.60%) Huawei
6 9 (7.20%) SevOne
7 6 (4.80%) Juniper
8 5 (4.00%) VMware
9 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.20%) Citrix
10 3 (2.40%) CA
10 3 (2.40%) Nokia
10 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.40%) Actix
10 3 (2.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (2.40%) F5
10 3 (2.40%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (1.60%) Meru Networks
11 2 (1.60%) Aerohive Networks
11 2 (1.60%) 3PAR
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