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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 208 203 215
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 40 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 1.81% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +88.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £288 £273
% change year-on-year
+29.56% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +8.90%
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
1842 1605 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.83% 18.35% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 738 603
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 102 174
Average hourly rate £20.21 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 8 £438 +9.37% 4
Hampshire -11 8 £400 -
Surrey -1 7 £333 +33.00% 5
West Sussex - 7 £220 -
Oxfordshire +1 4 £348 -18.23% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 3 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £263 -
Kent - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 29 (39.19%) Active Directory
3 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 21 (28.38%) LAN
5 19 (25.68%) SharePoint
6 18 (24.32%) ITIL
7 17 (22.97%) Cisco
8 16 (21.62%) Linux
8 16 (21.62%) DHCP
8 16 (21.62%) DNS
9 15 (20.27%) Citrix
9 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
9 15 (20.27%) VMware
9 15 (20.27%) SCCM
9 15 (20.27%) Office 365
10 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (17.57%) VPN
11 13 (17.57%) WAN
12 12 (16.22%) IIS
12 12 (16.22%) MS Office
12 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
12 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
12 12 (16.22%) Internet
12 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
13 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
13 11 (14.86%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 19 (25.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
3 12 (16.22%) IIS
4 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (14.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.76%) Lync
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.05%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS Project
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Office 365
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (14.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) LAN
2 16 (21.62%) DHCP
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 13 (17.57%) VPN
3 13 (17.57%) WAN
4 12 (16.22%) Internet
5 11 (14.86%) Firewall
6 8 (10.81%) VoIP
7 6 (8.11%) UMTS
7 6 (8.11%) LTE
8 5 (6.76%) 3G
8 5 (6.76%) WLAN
8 5 (6.76%) Wireless
9 4 (5.41%) DMZ
9 4 (5.41%) Broadband
9 4 (5.41%) 4G
10 3 (4.05%) Cisco ICM
10 3 (4.05%) Network Security
10 3 (4.05%) FTP
10 3 (4.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Network Support
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) LAMP
3 1 (1.35%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) PKI
2 4 (5.41%) PMI
2 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) PDA
4 1 (1.35%) Wiki
4 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) iPad
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) DTV
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Linux
3 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.05%) Android
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.51%) Project Management
5 6 (8.11%) Service Management
6 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.41%) ITSM
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.05%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.05%) Data Security
7 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.70%) Android Development
8 2 (2.70%) Network Management
8 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.70%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) C++
1 2 (2.70%) C
1 2 (2.70%) Python
1 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) C#
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) PHP
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) Degree
3 9 (12.16%) MCP
3 9 (12.16%) MCSE
3 9 (12.16%) MCSA
3 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) CCNP
7 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (5.41%) PMP
7 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.05%) CCNA
8 3 (4.05%) CCIE
9 1 (1.35%) ISEB
9 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.35%) CCVP
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 29 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) UAG
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.05%) Nessus
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.35%) NetCrunch
5 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) Cisco
3 15 (20.27%) Citrix
3 15 (20.27%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.76%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) SAP
6 4 (5.41%) F5
7 3 (4.05%) Verint
7 3 (4.05%) MobileIron
7 3 (4.05%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.05%) Tripwire
7 3 (4.05%) Wyse
7 3 (4.05%) Avaya
7 3 (4.05%) Juniper
8 2 (2.70%) Nokia
8 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.70%) Remedy
8 2 (2.70%) Huawei
9 1 (1.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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