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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 May 2022 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 81 88 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 -36 +92
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 65 26 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.54% 1.45% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.16% 7.78% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 77
10th Percentile £161 £174 £313
25th Percentile £179 £363 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £225 £375 £450
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% -16.67% +20.00%
75th Percentile £441 £400 £488
90th Percentile £553 £500 £515
England median daily rate £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 4
10th Percentile £14.45 - -
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -23.08% -70.81%
75th Percentile £15.75 £15.13 £29.00
90th Percentile - £19.55 £46.10
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.49% -31.78% -16.67%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 459 334 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.91% 18.61% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 171 247
10th Percentile £194 £131 £204
25th Percentile £313 £228 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £363 £415
Median % change year-on-year +17.24% -12.65% +3.75%
75th Percentile £520 £450 £488
90th Percentile £625 £600 £553
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 27
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.25 £13.23
25th Percentile £15.25 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.14 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.53% +25.07% -19.44%
75th Percentile £24.13 £23.66 £19.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.33 £31.50
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.63 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.21% +15.24% +9.63%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -14 36 £500 +33.33% 24
Essex +2 11 £310 -38.00% 1
Suffolk -4 7 £338 +3.85% 1
Norfolk +2 6 £171 +24.59%
Hertfordshire -4 5 £195 -51.25% 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 29 (44.62%) ITIL
1 29 (44.62%) ServiceNow
2 28 (43.08%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (41.54%) Citrix
3 27 (41.54%) Retail
3 27 (41.54%) Incident Management
4 26 (40.00%) A+ Certification
4 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (40.00%) MCSA
5 16 (24.62%) WAN
6 13 (20.00%) LAN
7 12 (18.46%) Social Skills
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco
9 9 (13.85%) Python
9 9 (13.85%) Wireless
10 8 (12.31%) Firewall
11 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (10.77%) CCNP
12 6 (9.23%) MPLS
12 6 (9.23%) Internet
12 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
13 5 (7.69%) Project Management
13 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
13 5 (7.69%) VPN
13 5 (7.69%) Windows
14 4 (6.15%) Perl
14 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
14 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
14 4 (6.15%) CCNA

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (1.54%) Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) WAN
2 13 (20.00%) LAN
3 9 (13.85%) Wireless
4 8 (12.31%) Firewall
5 6 (9.23%) Internet
5 6 (9.23%) MPLS
6 5 (7.69%) VPN
7 4 (6.15%) BGP
7 4 (6.15%) IPsec
7 4 (6.15%) Network Security
7 4 (6.15%) OSPF
7 4 (6.15%) SD-WAN
7 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.62%) IPv4
8 3 (4.62%) LTE
8 3 (4.62%) Multicast
8 3 (4.62%) PPP
8 3 (4.62%) SSL
8 3 (4.62%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) GitLab
2 2 (3.08%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 27 (41.54%) Retail
2 12 (18.46%) Social Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Analyst
2 26 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 26 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Network Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) CCTV Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Firewall Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Deployment Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) IP Architect
6 3 (4.62%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.62%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) CCTV
2 2 (3.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Digital Signage
3 1 (1.54%) Educational Technology
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.54%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) ITIL
2 27 (41.54%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.15%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.62%) Presales
6 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.62%) QA Automation
6 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.08%) Agile
7 2 (3.08%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (3.08%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (3.08%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.08%) Kanban
7 2 (3.08%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (3.08%) Scrum
7 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) Python
2 4 (6.15%) Perl
3 3 (4.62%) C
3 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) Bash
4 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 26 (40.00%) MCSA
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) CCNP
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.15%) CCDP
3 4 (6.15%) CCNA
4 3 (4.62%) CCDE
4 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) NIST
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Firmware
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.54%) Observium
2 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) ServiceNow
2 27 (41.54%) Citrix
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco
4 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.62%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.62%) Juniper
7 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.54%) Apple
8 1 (1.54%) BT
8 1 (1.54%) Google
8 1 (1.54%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.54%) Meraki
8 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.54%) VMware