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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 349 417 436
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +19
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 329 244 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 3.06% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 105 105
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £490 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 10
Median hourly rate £34.00 £21.76 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.23% +22.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £13.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.25 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £22.88 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+48.63% +69.44%

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
8740 7972 7525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.19% 14.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4547 3993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +60 307 £400 +23.07% 72
London +23 108 £411 +9.46% 23
South East +10 52 £400 +8.47% 12
West Midlands -2 38 £441 +47.08% 6
South West +14 29 £295 -1.66% 2
East of England +28 23 £310 +18.09% 11
East Midlands +12 20 £600 +54.34% 1
Bristol +13 17 £360 - 1
Hampshire +9 17 £400 +3.22% 2
Nottingham +7 15 £600 +182.35% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 15 £600 +182.35% 1
North West -12 15 £450 +89.47% 12
North East -27 15 £219 -55.97% 2
Tyne and Wear -37 14 £220 -55.77% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 12 £225 -54.77% 2
Southampton +11 11 £400 +3.22%
Scotland +2 11 £388 - 1
Shropshire - 11 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +16 10 £400 -27.27%
Telford - 10 £475 -
Wales +24 9 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes +19 9 £450 -29.41%
Surrey - 9 £491 - 2
Hertfordshire +18 8 £275 +10.22%
Edinburgh +6 8 £470 - 1
Berkshire -20 8 £513 +65.32% 4
West Sussex -1 7 £365 +65.90%
City of London +32 6 £488 +69.56% 2
Essex +3 6 - - 3
Manchester -5 6 £450 +50.00% 4

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 224 (39.23%) Cisco
2 215 (37.65%) LAN
3 183 (32.05%) WAN
4 164 (28.72%) Firewall
5 155 (27.15%) Windows
6 142 (24.87%) Wireless
7 113 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
8 110 (19.26%) Active Directory
9 103 (18.04%) Microsoft
10 96 (16.81%) Security Cleared
11 88 (15.41%) ITIL
12 85 (14.89%) VoIP
13 82 (14.36%) VPN
13 82 (14.36%) Linux
14 79 (13.84%) Data Centre
15 77 (13.49%) Telecoms
16 75 (13.13%) DNS
16 75 (13.13%) Windows Server
17 73 (12.78%) Project Management
18 70 (12.26%) CCNP
19 69 (12.08%) DHCP
20 67 (11.73%) Network Security
21 62 (10.86%) VMware
22 60 (10.51%) HP
23 59 (10.33%) CCNA
23 59 (10.33%) Internet
23 59 (10.33%) SC Cleared
23 59 (10.33%) Palo Alto
24 57 (9.98%) PRINCE2
25 55 (9.63%) SCCM

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 27 (4.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.50%) Mule
3 19 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.45%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.23%) IIS
6 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.88%) Confluence
8 3 (0.53%) Apache
8 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.53%) CMS
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 42 (7.36%) MS Excel
1 42 (7.36%) MS Office
2 24 (4.20%) MS Project
3 3 (0.53%) HipChat
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.23%) Office 365
2 35 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.58%) IaaS
5 8 (1.40%) Google Apps
6 6 (1.05%) SaaS
6 6 (1.05%) Trello
7 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.35%) Yammer
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 215 (37.65%) LAN
2 183 (32.05%) WAN
3 164 (28.72%) Firewall
4 142 (24.87%) Wireless
5 85 (14.89%) VoIP
6 82 (14.36%) VPN
7 75 (13.13%) DNS
8 69 (12.08%) DHCP
9 67 (11.73%) Network Security
10 59 (10.33%) Internet
11 48 (8.41%) 3G
12 40 (7.01%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (6.13%) TCP/IP
14 33 (5.78%) MPLS
15 32 (5.60%) VLAN
16 31 (5.43%) SAN
17 30 (5.25%) 4G
17 30 (5.25%) LTE
18 29 (5.08%) BGP
19 28 (4.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (0.88%) MySQL
3 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.35%) GIS
5 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.35%) OLTP
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.40%) JIRA
2 7 (1.23%) Subversion
3 5 (0.88%) Trac
4 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.35%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.35%) Selenium
5 2 (0.35%) Xcode
6 1 (0.18%) GCC
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (13.49%) Telecoms
2 48 (8.41%) Finance
3 34 (5.95%) Retail
4 10 (1.75%) Marketing
5 9 (1.58%) Banking
6 7 (1.23%) Electronics
7 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.70%) Billing
8 4 (0.70%) Games
8 4 (0.70%) Law
9 3 (0.53%) Back Office
9 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 86 (15.06%) Architect
3 75 (13.13%) Project Manager
4 38 (6.65%) Support Engineer
5 34 (5.95%) Analyst
5 34 (5.95%) Infrastructure Manager
6 32 (5.60%) Network Architect
7 29 (5.08%) Consultant
7 29 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 26 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 25 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (3.68%) Security Engineer
11 20 (3.50%) Cisco Engineer
11 20 (3.50%) Desktop Support
12 18 (3.15%) IT Support
12 18 (3.15%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (3.15%) Wireless Engineer
13 17 (2.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 17 (2.98%) Network Manager
14 16 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.10%) Middleware
3 5 (0.88%) .NET
3 5 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (0.88%) LAMP
3 5 (0.88%) STL
4 3 (0.53%) Flash
4 3 (0.53%) HTML
4 3 (0.53%) RSS
5 2 (0.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.35%) CSS
5 2 (0.35%) JSON
5 2 (0.35%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.18%) Django
6 1 (0.18%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) Laravel
6 1 (0.18%) React
6 1 (0.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.84%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 22 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 16 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.28%) CESG
6 13 (2.28%) PKI
7 10 (1.75%) NHS
8 9 (1.58%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.40%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.05%) BYOD
10 6 (1.05%) iPad
10 6 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.88%) CCTV
11 5 (0.88%) Handset
11 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 155 (27.15%) Windows
2 82 (14.36%) Linux
3 75 (13.13%) Windows Server
4 47 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (7.53%) Windows 7
6 36 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (6.13%) Mac OS X
8 25 (4.38%) Unix
8 25 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.80%) Windows 10
9 16 (2.80%) Windows XP
10 13 (2.28%) Android
11 10 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.05%) CentOS
12 6 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.53%) MVS
15 2 (0.35%) AIX
15 2 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.41%) ITIL
2 73 (12.78%) Project Management
3 57 (9.98%) PRINCE2
4 49 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (7.88%) Migration
5 45 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (7.01%) Network Design
7 31 (5.43%) Service Management
8 26 (4.55%) DevOps
9 22 (3.85%) Software Delivery
10 21 (3.68%) Software Engineering
11 19 (3.33%) ITIL V3
12 18 (3.15%) Load Balancing
13 16 (2.80%) Network Architecture
13 16 (2.80%) Problem Management
14 14 (2.45%) Change Control
14 14 (2.45%) Change Management
15 13 (2.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (2.28%) Incident Management
15 13 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.85%) SQL
2 14 (2.45%) C
3 13 (2.28%) C++
3 13 (2.28%) Python
4 8 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.23%) Perl
6 5 (0.88%) C#
7 4 (0.70%) Assembly Language
7 4 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.70%) Ruby
8 3 (0.53%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.18%) Java
10 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.18%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 113 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (16.81%) Security Cleared
3 70 (12.26%) CCNP
4 59 (10.33%) CCNA
4 59 (10.33%) SC Cleared
5 34 (5.95%) Degree
6 23 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (3.85%) CCIE
7 22 (3.85%) CISSP
8 16 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (2.80%) MCSE
9 13 (2.28%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.10%) CCDP
11 10 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.40%) JNCIP
12 8 (1.40%) MCP
13 7 (1.23%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.23%) PMP
14 6 (1.05%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.95%) SLA
2 13 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.53%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.08%) XenApp
3 25 (4.38%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.05%) Firmware
6 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.53%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.35%) vSphere
9 1 (0.18%) iptables
9 1 (0.18%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) Samba
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (9.63%) SCCM
2 22 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (3.50%) Ansible
3 20 (3.50%) Puppet
4 12 (2.10%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (1.58%) Nagios
6 9 (1.58%) OpenView
7 6 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (0.88%) WSUS
9 4 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.53%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.35%) Casper Suite
12 1 (0.18%) cPanel
12 1 (0.18%) NetVault Backup
12 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 224 (39.23%) Cisco
2 103 (18.04%) Microsoft
3 62 (10.86%) VMware
4 60 (10.51%) HP
5 59 (10.33%) Palo Alto
6 48 (8.41%) CheckPoint
7 44 (7.71%) Aruba
8 43 (7.53%) Juniper
9 40 (7.01%) Citrix
10 29 (5.08%) Google
11 22 (3.85%) Meraki
12 20 (3.50%) F5
13 18 (3.15%) Dell
14 16 (2.80%) AppSense
14 16 (2.80%) ThinPrint
15 15 (2.63%) Fortinet
15 15 (2.63%) Mitel
16 13 (2.28%) Avaya
16 13 (2.28%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.93%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day 6 months +
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vesta Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Irlam / Bolton, North West
ACDOCO LIMITED
Rate: £150-£400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago