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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / South East
Rank 178 206 200
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 53 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.40% 2.69% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 28
Median daily rate £350 £488 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £218 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £600 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £440 £363
% change year-on-year
-23.29% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +156.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +125.35%

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
1560 1633 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.40% 19.90% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 890 905
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 113
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +45 34 £115 -78.09% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £385 -30.00% 2
Hampshire +8 4 £350 -28.20% 4
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 1 £115 -77.00% 3
Kent -5 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 57 (55.34%) PRINCE2
2 54 (52.43%) Microsoft
3 52 (50.49%) ITIL
4 46 (44.66%) Project Management
4 46 (44.66%) Telecoms
5 42 (40.78%) MS Excel
6 38 (36.89%) MS Project
6 38 (36.89%) LTE
6 38 (36.89%) ITIL V3
7 36 (34.95%) Management Information System
8 34 (33.01%) Remedy
8 34 (33.01%) Ericsson
8 34 (33.01%) VoLTE
9 26 (25.24%) Cisco
10 23 (22.33%) LAN
11 22 (21.36%) Firewall
12 18 (17.48%) VoIP
13 17 (16.50%) WAN
13 17 (16.50%) MS Office
13 17 (16.50%) Active Directory
14 16 (15.53%) Data Centre
15 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
15 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
16 13 (12.62%) Windows
17 12 (11.65%) Wireless
17 12 (11.65%) Network Design
18 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (10.68%) CheckPoint
18 11 (10.68%) VPN

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 (3.88%) Apache
1 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (40.78%) MS Excel
2 38 (36.89%) MS Project
3 17 (16.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.89%) LTE
2 34 (33.01%) VoLTE
3 23 (22.33%) LAN
4 22 (21.36%) Firewall
5 18 (17.48%) VoIP
6 17 (16.50%) WAN
7 12 (11.65%) Wireless
8 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (10.68%) VPN
9 9 (8.74%) Ethernet
9 9 (8.74%) MPLS
10 8 (7.77%) 3G
10 8 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (6.80%) 4G
11 7 (6.80%) DWDM
11 7 (6.80%) SDH
12 6 (5.83%) DHCP
12 6 (5.83%) DNS
12 6 (5.83%) SAN
13 5 (4.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (44.66%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.77%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Project Manager
2 34 (33.01%) Voice Project Manager
3 11 (10.68%) Network Manager
4 10 (9.71%) Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Core Network Project Manager
4 10 (9.71%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Network Project Manager
5 9 (8.74%) Telecoms Manager
5 9 (8.74%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Architect
7 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Voice Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Network Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) J2EE
2 1 (0.97%) CORBA
2 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.95%) Management Information System
2 16 (15.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.88%) Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) PMI
3 4 (3.88%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) CCTV
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Unix
2 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.94%) Android
5 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) PRINCE2
2 52 (50.49%) ITIL
3 46 (44.66%) Project Management
4 38 (36.89%) ITIL V3
5 12 (11.65%) Network Design
6 6 (5.83%) Migration
7 5 (4.85%) Time Management
8 4 (3.88%) Logistics
8 4 (3.88%) Presales
8 4 (3.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.91%) Change Control
9 3 (2.91%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 3 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.94%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.94%) Information Management
10 2 (1.94%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.94%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.94%) Project Governance
10 2 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.94%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.91%) C
2 1 (0.97%) C++
2 1 (0.97%) Embedded C
2 1 (0.97%) Embedded C++
2 1 (0.97%) Java
2 1 (0.97%) Perl
2 1 (0.97%) Python
2 1 (0.97%) Ruby
2 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.74%) CCNP
4 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.88%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.91%) CCIE
6 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) CCSE
7 2 (1.94%) CCSP
7 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.94%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.97%) HNC
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.97%) MCSE
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.97%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 54 (52.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.01%) Ericsson
2 34 (33.01%) Remedy
3 26 (25.24%) Cisco
4 11 (10.68%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.71%) Aruba
6 9 (8.74%) F5
6 9 (8.74%) Juniper
7 5 (4.85%) Palo Alto
7 5 (4.85%) Samsung
8 4 (3.88%) Altiris
9 3 (2.91%) HP
10 2 (1.94%) Amdocs
10 2 (1.94%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.94%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.94%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.94%) IBM
10 2 (1.94%) Mitel
10 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.94%) VMware