Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.05% 0.64% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 4.30% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £308 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.82% +167.39% -
10th Percentile £328 £140 £113
90th Percentile £448 £507 £118
East of England median daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £40.75 £19.25
% change year-on-year +63.95% +111.69% -12.30%

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 89 93 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.74% 14.90% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 51
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -8.67% -10.18%
10th Percentile £140 £125 £163
90th Percentile £488 £500 £600
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.37% -44.90% -2.97%
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £28.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -38.39% -18.25% +9.60%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 2 £425 -13.71% 2
Shefford - 2 £350 -
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (20.00%) WPA2
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) FWSM

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) FWSM
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) TACACS
2 1 (20.00%) WPA2
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless