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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 212 193 216
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 45 73 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.78% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 3.72% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 14
Average daily rate £488 £290 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.10% -28.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.53 £19.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £36.00 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+115.18% -12.22%
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
1730 1962 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.49% 20.85% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 944 648
Average daily rate £352 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 117 128
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +58.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.25 £59.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +15 19 £485 +49.23% 8
Berkshire -12 9 £465 +60.34% 6
Hampshire +6 8 £419 +28.84% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £550 +72.54% 1
West Sussex 0 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 - 2
Middlesex -3 1 £550 +53.31%
Kent -8 1 £285 -39.36%
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 44 (41.51%) LAN
2 42 (39.62%) WAN
3 34 (32.08%) Cisco
4 30 (28.30%) Firewall
4 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
5 28 (26.42%) SC Cleared
6 26 (24.53%) PRINCE2
7 24 (22.64%) Wireless
7 24 (22.64%) Telecoms
8 23 (21.70%) Data Centre
9 22 (20.75%) Linux
9 22 (20.75%) ITIL
10 21 (19.81%) Windows
11 20 (18.87%) Project Management
11 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (17.92%) VoIP
13 15 (14.15%) IP Telephony
13 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (14.15%) LTE
14 14 (13.21%) C++
15 13 (12.26%) OO
15 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
16 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
16 12 (11.32%) Palo Alto
17 11 (10.38%) SLA
17 11 (10.38%) CCNA
17 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
17 11 (10.38%) Network Security
18 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
18 10 (9.43%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.66%) IIS
3 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.94%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Project
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.83%) IaaS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (41.51%) LAN
2 42 (39.62%) WAN
3 30 (28.30%) Firewall
4 24 (22.64%) Wireless
5 19 (17.92%) VoIP
6 15 (14.15%) IP Telephony
6 15 (14.15%) LTE
7 11 (10.38%) Network Security
8 10 (9.43%) DNS
8 10 (9.43%) SAN
9 9 (8.49%) BGP
9 9 (8.49%) OSPF
9 9 (8.49%) UMTS
9 9 (8.49%) Unified Communications
10 8 (7.55%) DHCP
10 8 (7.55%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (7.55%) GSM
10 8 (7.55%) MPLS
10 8 (7.55%) RANAP
10 8 (7.55%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.83%) OLTP
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Subversion
1 8 (7.55%) Trac
2 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.43%) Finance
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Billing
5 3 (2.83%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Automotive
6 2 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.64%) Project Manager
3 13 (12.26%) Software Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Architect
5 7 (6.60%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Support Technician
9 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (7.55%) STL
2 4 (3.77%) WAP
3 3 (2.83%) COM+
4 2 (1.89%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.72%) PKI
4 4 (3.77%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.83%) BYOD
5 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.89%) iPad
6 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.89%) STB
6 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) e-Health
7 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 21 (19.81%) Windows
3 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.60%) Android
4 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.89%) Unix
8 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) PRINCE2
2 22 (20.75%) ITIL
3 20 (18.87%) Project Management
4 13 (12.26%) OO
4 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.55%) Fault Management
6 8 (7.55%) ITIL V3
6 8 (7.55%) Network Design
6 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.60%) Change Control
7 7 (6.60%) Change Management
8 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.72%) High Availability
8 5 (4.72%) Validation
9 4 (3.77%) Android Development
9 4 (3.77%) B2B
9 4 (3.77%) Low Latency
9 4 (3.77%) Migration
9 4 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.21%) C++
2 6 (5.66%) Python
3 5 (4.72%) C
4 4 (3.77%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) Objective-C
4 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 28 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (10.38%) CCNA
6 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
7 8 (7.55%) HNC
7 8 (7.55%) HND
8 6 (5.66%) CCNP
8 6 (5.66%) Degree
8 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.72%) CCIE
9 5 (4.72%) MCSE
10 4 (3.77%) MCP
11 3 (2.83%) MCSA
11 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.94%) CCVP
12 1 (0.94%) CWNA
12 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) UAG
4 2 (1.89%) Firmware
4 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (3.77%) WSUS
3 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.83%) NetCrunch
3 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Cisco
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Palo Alto
3 8 (7.55%) Citrix
4 6 (5.66%) Aruba
4 6 (5.66%) Fortinet
4 6 (5.66%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Amdocs
5 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.72%) Ericsson
5 5 (4.72%) HP
5 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.77%) CommVault
6 4 (3.77%) Remedy
6 4 (3.77%) RightFax
7 3 (2.83%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (2.83%) F5
7 3 (2.83%) Juniper
7 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.83%) Splunk
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