Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 137 132
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +45
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 40 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 1.19% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.53% 6.42% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 38
East of England median daily rate £355 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.41% -27.50% +44.14%
10th Percentile £194 £83 £250
90th Percentile £476 £388 £458
England median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 5
East of England median hourly rate £18.23 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.88% -55.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £43.20
90th Percentile £37.58 £38.75 £54.50
England median hourly rate £17.35 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% -55.00% +81.82%

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 723 825 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.26% 18.48% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 455 399
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £553
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 85 53
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.60% -47.63% +55.10%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.16 £14.60
90th Percentile £46.50 £45.10 £49.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +19.05%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the East of England

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

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

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 June 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +10 23 £400 +370.59% 5
Cambridgeshire -21 9 £310 +49.04% 14
Essex +15 5 £338 - 1
Norfolk +5 2 £130 -65.33% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (32.50%) Firewall
4 10 (25.00%) CCNA
4 10 (25.00%) WAN
5 9 (22.50%) LAN
5 9 (22.50%) Juniper
6 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (20.00%) Wireless
6 8 (20.00%) F5
7 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.50%) OSPF
7 7 (17.50%) VPN
8 6 (15.00%) HP
8 6 (15.00%) MPLS
8 6 (15.00%) Linux
8 6 (15.00%) Blue Coat
8 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.50%) Network Security
9 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (12.50%) NX-OS
9 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.50%) ProxySG

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 2 (5.00%) Confluence
1 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.00%) nginx
1 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Stackdriver
3 1 (2.50%) Akamai
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 9 (22.50%) LAN
4 8 (20.00%) Wireless
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (17.50%) OSPF
5 7 (17.50%) VPN
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (15.00%) MPLS
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 5 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (12.50%) Network Security
7 5 (12.50%) NX-OS
7 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.00%) 802.11
8 4 (10.00%) DNS
9 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
9 3 (7.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
1 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.50%) Mocha
3 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Core Network Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IP Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) Chai
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) NHS
2 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) CMDB
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Network Management
4 3 (7.50%) Break/Fix
4 3 (7.50%) Change Control
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
4 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Measurement
5 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.00%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
5 3 (7.50%) CCENT
5 3 (7.50%) CCIE
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.50%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
6 1 (2.50%) CCDP
6 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 4 (10.00%) Firmware
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.00%) Kibana
2 2 (5.00%) logstash
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
3 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Juniper
3 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.00%) F5
4 6 (15.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (15.00%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) Aruba
7 3 (7.50%) Google
7 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.50%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) Avaya
8 2 (5.00%) BT
8 2 (5.00%) Meraki
8 2 (5.00%) New Relic
8 2 (5.00%) Nokia
8 2 (5.00%) Splunk
8 2 (5.00%) VMware