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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 196 210 216
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 71 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 2.22% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £338 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £430 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +20.00%
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
2016 1715 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.04% 17.61% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 757 674
Average daily rate £350 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +28 36 £290 -32.55% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £169 - 2
Hampshire -6 7 £325 -18.75% 6
West Sussex -12 6 £290 -27.50%
Surrey +6 4 £363 - 7
Oxfordshire -15 3 £175 - 3
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (37.40%) Wireless
1 46 (37.40%) Telecoms
2 39 (31.71%) Cisco
3 36 (29.27%) LAN
4 32 (26.02%) WAN
5 30 (24.39%) 4G
6 29 (23.58%) MPLS
7 27 (21.95%) Windows
7 27 (21.95%) LTE
8 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
9 25 (20.33%) UMTS
10 24 (19.51%) GSM
10 24 (19.51%) C
10 24 (19.51%) WiMAX
11 22 (17.89%) Security Cleared
11 22 (17.89%) Linux
11 22 (17.89%) 3G
12 21 (17.07%) Firewall
13 20 (16.26%) Windows 7
13 20 (16.26%) DSL
13 20 (16.26%) ITIL
14 19 (15.45%) MS Office
15 18 (14.63%) GPRS
15 18 (14.63%) SDH
15 18 (14.63%) Internet
15 18 (14.63%) Ericsson
16 17 (13.82%) CDMA2000
16 17 (13.82%) Active Directory
16 17 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (13.82%) HSPA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.07%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (15.45%) MS Office
2 16 (13.01%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Office 365
2 5 (4.07%) IaaS
2 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (37.40%) Wireless
2 36 (29.27%) LAN
3 32 (26.02%) WAN
4 30 (24.39%) 4G
5 29 (23.58%) MPLS
6 27 (21.95%) LTE
7 25 (20.33%) UMTS
8 24 (19.51%) GSM
8 24 (19.51%) WiMAX
9 22 (17.89%) 3G
10 21 (17.07%) Firewall
11 20 (16.26%) DSL
12 18 (14.63%) Internet
12 18 (14.63%) GPRS
12 18 (14.63%) SDH
13 17 (13.82%) CDMA2000
13 17 (13.82%) GPON
13 17 (13.82%) HSPA
14 16 (13.01%) Radio Access Network
15 15 (12.20%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (37.40%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.50%) Retail
3 6 (4.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (10.57%) Network Engineer
2 10 (8.13%) Analyst
3 9 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 7 (5.69%) Coordinator
4 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
4 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (5.69%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) Architect
6 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.07%) IT Support
7 4 (3.25%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (3.25%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.25%) Network Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Security Specialist
7 4 (3.25%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.07%) PKI
1 5 (4.07%) IPTV
2 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.25%) SecurID
3 3 (2.44%) e-Health
4 2 (1.63%) Economics
4 2 (1.63%) Clustering
4 2 (1.63%) Statistics
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) iPhone
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) IVR
5 1 (0.81%) Tandem
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.95%) Windows
2 22 (17.89%) Linux
3 20 (16.26%) Windows 7
4 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.44%) Android
7 3 (2.44%) UNIX
7 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.63%) Solaris
8 2 (1.63%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.26%) ITIL
2 17 (13.82%) Network Planning
3 15 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 14 (11.38%) Project Management
5 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.69%) Migration
7 6 (4.88%) UML
7 6 (4.88%) OO
7 6 (4.88%) OOD
8 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.07%) Network Management
9 4 (3.25%) Fault Management
9 4 (3.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.25%) Validation
9 4 (3.25%) Change Management
9 4 (3.25%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.25%) eTOM
10 3 (2.44%) Project Planning
10 3 (2.44%) TDD
10 3 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.51%) C
2 7 (5.69%) C++
3 6 (4.88%) Embedded C
4 5 (4.07%) Embedded C++
5 4 (3.25%) SQL
6 2 (1.63%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) Python
7 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (13.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.94%) CCNP
4 9 (7.32%) Degree
5 8 (6.50%) PMI Certification
5 8 (6.50%) CCNA
6 7 (5.69%) PMP
7 6 (4.88%) NVQ Level 3
7 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.88%) MCP
8 5 (4.07%) MCSE
8 5 (4.07%) MCSA
9 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.25%) CISSP
10 3 (2.44%) ISEB
11 2 (1.63%) CCIE
12 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.81%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) UAG
3 4 (3.25%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (13.82%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.63%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Cisco
2 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.63%) Ericsson
4 14 (11.38%) Huawei
5 10 (8.13%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.32%) Citrix
7 8 (6.50%) CA
7 8 (6.50%) F5
8 6 (4.88%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.07%) VMware
9 5 (4.07%) Juniper
9 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.25%) Tufin
10 4 (3.25%) AlgoSec
11 3 (2.44%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.44%) Actix
11 3 (2.44%) Nokia
11 3 (2.44%) HP
12 2 (1.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
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