The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / East Midlands
Rank 79 89 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 3.59% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -11.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.75 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.26% +26.15%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 167 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.08% 10.29% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 103 80
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £325 -
Northamptonshire 0 5 £300 -17.24%
Derbyshire -5 4 £300 -33.33% 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (53.57%) CCNA
4 14 (50.00%) Juniper
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (42.86%) IP Telephony
7 11 (39.29%) JNCIA
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco IPT
7 11 (39.29%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (39.29%) Meraki
8 8 (28.57%) VLAN
9 7 (25.00%) MPLS
9 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.00%) LAN
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (17.86%) Wireless
12 4 (14.29%) VMware
12 4 (14.29%) MS Office
12 4 (14.29%) WAN
12 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
13 3 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless
13 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
13 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
13 3 (10.71%) LANDesk

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco IPT
5 8 (28.57%) VLAN
6 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 7 (25.00%) MPLS
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (17.86%) Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (10.71%) DHCP
10 3 (10.71%) DNS
10 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) WLAN
11 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (3.57%) 3G
12 1 (3.57%) SAN
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Voice Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Gentoo
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
2 1 (3.57%) Logistics
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.57%) Project Management
2 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.57%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (53.57%) CCNA
3 11 (39.29%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.71%) CCNP
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CCSE
5 2 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) APMP
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) Meraki
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) Intel
6 3 (10.71%) LANDesk
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Aruba
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (7.14%) Samsung
8 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.57%) BT
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.57%) QNX