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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 199 199 230
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 55 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 2.54% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 6
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£325 £350 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +77.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +12.50%
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
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 24 £275 -24.13% 10
Hampshire -2 6 £338 -2.17% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £550 +10.00% 1
Surrey +8 4 £363 - 3
Oxfordshire -19 4 £313 -
East Sussex -11 2 £338 -3.57% 1
West Sussex -24 2 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (35.94%) Telecoms
2 45 (35.16%) Wireless
3 39 (30.47%) LAN
4 34 (26.56%) 4G
5 32 (25.00%) Cisco
6 31 (24.22%) WAN
7 28 (21.88%) Windows
7 28 (21.88%) LTE
8 27 (21.09%) 3G
9 26 (20.31%) MPLS
10 25 (19.53%) UMTS
11 24 (18.75%) GSM
11 24 (18.75%) C
11 24 (18.75%) WiMAX
12 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
13 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
14 21 (16.41%) Firewall
14 21 (16.41%) DSL
14 21 (16.41%) VoLTE
15 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
15 20 (15.63%) Linux
16 19 (14.84%) Ericsson
17 18 (14.06%) Internet
17 18 (14.06%) SDH
17 18 (14.06%) GPRS
17 18 (14.06%) MS Office
18 17 (13.28%) ITIL
18 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
18 17 (13.28%) CDMA2000
18 17 (13.28%) Network Planning

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.91%) IIS
3 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) MS Office
2 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Office 365
2 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (35.16%) Wireless
2 39 (30.47%) LAN
3 34 (26.56%) 4G
4 31 (24.22%) WAN
5 28 (21.88%) LTE
6 27 (21.09%) 3G
7 26 (20.31%) MPLS
8 25 (19.53%) UMTS
9 24 (18.75%) GSM
9 24 (18.75%) WiMAX
10 21 (16.41%) Firewall
10 21 (16.41%) DSL
10 21 (16.41%) VoLTE
11 18 (14.06%) Internet
11 18 (14.06%) SDH
11 18 (14.06%) GPRS
12 17 (13.28%) CDMA2000
12 17 (13.28%) GPON
12 17 (13.28%) HSPA
12 17 (13.28%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.78%) Selenium
1 1 (0.78%) JMeter
1 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
1 1 (0.78%) GCC
1 1 (0.78%) Robot Framework
1 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.78%) SCons
General
1 46 (35.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.03%) Finance
3 6 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (1.56%) Electronics
4 2 (1.56%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (10.94%) Architect
2 11 (8.59%) Project Manager
3 10 (7.81%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.03%) Analyst
5 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.47%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Desktop Support
7 5 (3.91%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (3.91%) OSS Architect
7 5 (3.91%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (3.91%) IT Support
8 4 (3.13%) Network Design Specialist
8 4 (3.13%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.13%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) PKI
2 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.13%) IPTV
3 4 (3.13%) SecurID
4 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) e-Health
5 2 (1.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.56%) Statistics
5 2 (1.56%) Economics
5 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.78%) Tandem
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.88%) Windows
2 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
2 20 (15.63%) Linux
3 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.34%) UNIX
6 3 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.56%) Android
7 2 (1.56%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.28%) ITIL
1 17 (13.28%) Network Planning
2 12 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 11 (8.59%) Project Management
3 11 (8.59%) Software Engineering
4 7 (5.47%) OO
5 6 (4.69%) Performance Management
5 6 (4.69%) OOD
5 6 (4.69%) UML
6 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.91%) Risk Management
6 5 (3.91%) Validation
6 5 (3.91%) Migration
6 5 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.13%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.13%) Fault Management
7 4 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.13%) eTOM
8 3 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.75%) C
2 8 (6.25%) C++
3 6 (4.69%) Embedded C
4 5 (3.91%) Embedded C++
5 4 (3.13%) SQL
6 2 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (8.59%) CCNP
5 9 (7.03%) Degree
6 7 (5.47%) CISSP
7 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.69%) MCP
8 5 (3.91%) MCSE
8 5 (3.91%) MCSA
8 5 (3.91%) CCNA
8 5 (3.91%) PMP
8 5 (3.91%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.91%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.13%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (2.34%) ISEB
10 3 (2.34%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.78%) CCIE
11 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.91%) UAG
3 4 (3.13%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) Firmware
5 1 (0.78%) Squid
5 1 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) SCCM
2 5 (3.91%) OpenView
2 5 (3.91%) HP NNM
3 4 (3.13%) TrustSec
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.56%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.78%) Netcool
6 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) Cisco
2 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.84%) Ericsson
4 15 (11.72%) Huawei
5 9 (7.03%) HP
6 8 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (6.25%) Citrix
7 7 (5.47%) F5
7 7 (5.47%) CA
8 6 (4.69%) Fortinet
8 6 (4.69%) Juniper
9 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.91%) VMware
9 5 (3.91%) SevOne
10 4 (3.13%) AlgoSec
10 4 (3.13%) Tufin
11 3 (2.34%) Nokia
11 3 (2.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (2.34%) Actix
11 3 (2.34%) Ruckus Wireless
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