The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 336 395 431
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +36
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 328 293 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 3.61% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 141 124
Median daily rate £400 £338 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £487 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8373 8117 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.71% 13.91% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4640 4472
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 521 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi within the UK.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi within the UK.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +46 303 £400 +18.51% 63
London +36 118 £416 +4.06% 19
South East -6 44 £413 +22.22% 12
West Midlands 0 40 £450 +41.73%
East of England +12 27 £343 -3.52% 7
South West +19 23 £336 +22.27% 7
North West +17 21 £365 +75.90% 9
Hampshire +10 16 £400 +3.22% 5
East Midlands +3 13 £500 +15.94% 5
Berkshire 0 13 £513 +38.51% 4
Hertfordshire -3 13 £325 -10.95% 4
Shropshire - 12 £475 -
Bristol - 12 £455 - 3
Scotland +12 11 £388 -
Wales - 11 £375 - 3
Telford - 11 £475 -
Southampton +13 10 £400 +3.22% 1
Manchester +1 10 £425 +91.01% 3
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £565 -
Nottingham -5 9 £565 -
Edinburgh +12 8 £470 -
Tyne and Wear -21 8 £224 -56.12%
North East -28 8 £224 -55.47%
South Wales - 8 £375 -
Coventry - 7 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +27 6 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 6 £230 -54.90%
City of London +21 5 £475 +16.92% 5
Surrey +4 5 £600 +62.16%
Yorkshire -17 5 £425 +54.54% 4

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 219 (38.90%) Cisco
2 215 (38.19%) LAN
3 181 (32.15%) WAN
4 160 (28.42%) Firewall
5 155 (27.53%) Windows
6 143 (25.40%) Wireless
7 118 (20.96%) Active Directory
8 109 (19.36%) Microsoft
9 107 (19.01%) Cisco Certification
10 90 (15.99%) Security Cleared
11 86 (15.28%) ITIL
12 79 (14.03%) Data Centre
13 78 (13.85%) Windows Server
13 78 (13.85%) VoIP
14 76 (13.50%) VPN
15 73 (12.97%) DNS
16 72 (12.79%) Telecoms
17 71 (12.61%) Project Management
18 70 (12.43%) CCNP
19 67 (11.90%) DHCP
20 64 (11.37%) Linux
21 63 (11.19%) Network Security
22 62 (11.01%) Palo Alto
23 61 (10.83%) VMware
24 60 (10.66%) Internet
25 58 (10.30%) HP
26 57 (10.12%) SC Cleared
27 56 (9.95%) SCCM
28 55 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
29 52 (9.24%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.55%) Mule
3 16 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.66%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.42%) IIS
7 6 (1.07%) CMS
7 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.71%) Confluence
9 3 (0.53%) Apache
9 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.22%) MS Office
3 18 (3.20%) MS Project
4 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) HipChat
6 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.70%) Office 365
2 32 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.95%) Google Apps
4 9 (1.60%) IaaS
5 7 (1.24%) Trello
6 6 (1.07%) SaaS
7 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.36%) Yammer
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 215 (38.19%) LAN
2 181 (32.15%) WAN
3 160 (28.42%) Firewall
4 143 (25.40%) Wireless
5 78 (13.85%) VoIP
6 76 (13.50%) VPN
7 73 (12.97%) DNS
8 67 (11.90%) DHCP
9 63 (11.19%) Network Security
10 60 (10.66%) Internet
11 39 (6.93%) 3G
11 39 (6.93%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (5.86%) BGP
13 32 (5.68%) OSPF
14 31 (5.51%) WLAN
15 30 (5.33%) TCP/IP
15 30 (5.33%) VLAN
16 29 (5.15%) MPLS
17 28 (4.97%) Ethernet
17 28 (4.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (0.89%) MySQL
3 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.36%) GIS
3 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.89%) JIRA
2 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) Subversion
3 2 (0.36%) Xcode
4 1 (0.18%) GCC
4 1 (0.18%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.18%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (12.79%) Telecoms
2 43 (7.64%) Finance
3 30 (5.33%) Retail
4 9 (1.60%) Electronics
5 8 (1.42%) Banking
6 7 (1.24%) Marketing
7 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.71%) Back Office
9 4 (0.71%) Billing
9 4 (0.71%) Games
9 4 (0.71%) Law
9 4 (0.71%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 95 (16.87%) Network Engineer
2 85 (15.10%) Architect
3 75 (13.32%) Project Manager
4 39 (6.93%) Support Engineer
5 38 (6.75%) Network Architect
6 36 (6.39%) Analyst
7 31 (5.51%) Consultant
8 28 (4.97%) Infrastructure Architect
8 28 (4.97%) Infrastructure Manager
9 24 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (3.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 21 (3.73%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (3.73%) Desktop Support
11 21 (3.73%) Security Engineer
12 20 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
13 18 (3.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 18 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.20%) Network Security Engineer
14 17 (3.02%) Wireless Engineer
15 16 (2.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.66%) Middleware
3 5 (0.89%) .NET
3 5 (0.89%) Django
3 5 (0.89%) LAMP
4 3 (0.53%) HTML
5 2 (0.36%) Ajax
5 2 (0.36%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.36%) CSS
5 2 (0.36%) JSON
5 2 (0.36%) REST
5 2 (0.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.18%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.18%) HTML5
6 1 (0.18%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.18%) WAP
6 1 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.03%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.09%) Fat Client
3 23 (4.09%) Thin Client
4 19 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.49%) CESG
5 14 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.95%) PKI
7 10 (1.78%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.78%) NHS
8 9 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.60%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.60%) Raspberry Pi
9 8 (1.42%) BYOD
9 8 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.07%) EPoS
10 6 (1.07%) Handset
10 6 (1.07%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.89%) Social Media
11 5 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 155 (27.53%) Windows
2 78 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 64 (11.37%) Linux
4 43 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 35 (6.22%) Mac OS X
6 35 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.37%) Unix
9 17 (3.02%) Windows 10
10 14 (2.49%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.31%) Android
12 7 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.24%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.07%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.89%) CentOS
15 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.53%) MVS
17 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.28%) ITIL
2 71 (12.61%) Project Management
3 55 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (9.24%) PRINCE2
5 45 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (7.82%) Migration
7 40 (7.10%) Network Design
8 25 (4.44%) DevOps
8 25 (4.44%) Service Management
9 23 (4.09%) Software Delivery
10 21 (3.73%) ITIL V3
11 17 (3.02%) Problem Management
12 16 (2.84%) Network Architecture
13 14 (2.49%) Change Control
13 14 (2.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (2.49%) Incident Management
13 14 (2.49%) Load Balancing
14 13 (2.31%) Service Delivery
14 13 (2.31%) Software Engineering
15 12 (2.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.91%) SQL
2 18 (3.20%) C
3 15 (2.66%) Python
4 10 (1.78%) C++
5 9 (1.60%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.42%) Perl
7 5 (0.89%) C#
7 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.71%) Embedded C
8 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.71%) Ruby
9 3 (0.53%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.36%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.18%) Java
11 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (19.01%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (15.99%) Security Cleared
3 70 (12.43%) CCNP
4 57 (10.12%) SC Cleared
5 52 (9.24%) CCNA
6 25 (4.44%) Degree
7 22 (3.91%) CISSP
8 21 (3.73%) CCIE
9 20 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (2.66%) MCSE
12 12 (2.13%) CCDP
13 11 (1.95%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.60%) MCP
15 8 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.42%) JNCIP
16 6 (1.07%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.07%) MCSA
16 6 (1.07%) PMP
17 5 (0.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.51%) SLA
2 12 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (20.96%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.33%) XenApp
3 27 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.95%) Firmware
7 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.53%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.36%) vSphere
10 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.18%) iptables
10 1 (0.18%) NFS
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (9.95%) SCCM
2 22 (3.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (3.55%) Ansible
3 20 (3.55%) Puppet
4 13 (2.31%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (1.60%) OpenView
7 8 (1.42%) Nagios
8 6 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.53%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.53%) WSUS
11 2 (0.36%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
11 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.18%) Cacti
12 1 (0.18%) cPanel
12 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 219 (38.90%) Cisco
2 109 (19.36%) Microsoft
3 62 (11.01%) Palo Alto
4 61 (10.83%) VMware
5 58 (10.30%) HP
6 52 (9.24%) CheckPoint
7 45 (7.99%) Citrix
7 45 (7.99%) Juniper
8 41 (7.28%) Aruba
9 32 (5.68%) Google
10 20 (3.55%) Dell
11 19 (3.37%) Fortinet
12 17 (3.02%) Meraki
12 17 (3.02%) Mitel
13 16 (2.84%) AppSense
13 16 (2.84%) Avaya
13 16 (2.84%) F5
13 16 (2.84%) ThinPrint
14 14 (2.49%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.31%) Apple
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