Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 +70
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 78 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.54% 1.03% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.32% 5.90% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 33
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.16% +4.23%
10th Percentile £162 £113 £261
90th Percentile £481 £471 £485
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 15
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.83% +59.44%
10th Percentile £23.75 £18.25 £16.27
90th Percentile £50.60 £42.50 £35.75
England median hourly rate £32.75 £20.88 £21.53
% change year-on-year +56.89% -3.02% +10.38%

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 937 848 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.47% 17.55% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 473 463
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 66 125
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.88 £52.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +27 56 £325 - 3
Hertfordshire -16 16 £300 -16.67% 2
Essex -15 4 £425 -
Bedfordshire -7 2 £493 +328.26%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 34 (43.59%) Wireless
2 29 (37.18%) Linux
3 26 (33.33%) LAN
4 23 (29.49%) Bluetooth
4 23 (29.49%) C
5 22 (28.21%) Python
5 22 (28.21%) Firewall
6 21 (26.92%) Electronics
7 19 (24.36%) WAN
8 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
8 16 (20.51%) Degree
9 15 (19.23%) VoIP
9 15 (19.23%) Cisco
9 15 (19.23%) Embedded C
10 13 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
11 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 12 (15.38%) C++
12 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
12 11 (14.10%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
13 10 (12.82%) Perl
13 10 (12.82%) Embedded C++
14 9 (11.54%) Firmware
14 9 (11.54%) Windows
14 9 (11.54%) Device Driver
14 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.54%) Private Cloud
14 9 (11.54%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
14 9 (11.54%) Device Driver Development

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 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) Wireless
2 26 (33.33%) LAN
3 23 (29.49%) Bluetooth
4 22 (28.21%) Firewall
5 19 (24.36%) WAN
6 15 (19.23%) VoIP
7 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.97%) Unified Communications
9 5 (6.41%) 802.11
9 5 (6.41%) Broadband
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (5.13%) Internet
10 4 (5.13%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.13%) NFC
10 4 (5.13%) VPN
10 4 (5.13%) xDSL
10 4 (5.13%) ZigBee
11 3 (3.85%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Babel
2 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.56%) Buildbot
2 2 (2.56%) CMake
2 2 (2.56%) Grunt
2 2 (2.56%) gulp
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (2.56%) webpack
3 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.28%) Redmine
3 1 (1.28%) Trac
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (26.92%) Electronics
2 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) C Software Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Network Specialist
6 9 (11.54%) Voice Specialist
7 8 (10.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.85%) Laravel
2 3 (3.85%) XMPP
3 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.56%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (2.56%) Express
3 2 (2.56%) LAMP
3 2 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.56%) LESS
3 2 (2.56%) Node.js
3 2 (2.56%) Redux
3 2 (2.56%) Sass
3 2 (2.56%) Symfony
3 2 (2.56%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.10%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (11.54%) Device Driver
3 9 (11.54%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.85%) NHS
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) ASIC
7 1 (1.28%) CCTV
7 1 (1.28%) Infotainment
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) STB
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (11.54%) Windows
4 6 (7.69%) Android
5 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
2 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
3 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.54%) Device Driver Development
4 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.69%) Information Security
5 6 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.41%) Migration
6 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.13%) Information Governance
7 4 (5.13%) Proactive Management
7 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.85%) Change Control
8 3 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.56%) MVC
10 1 (1.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) C
2 22 (28.21%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) Embedded C
4 12 (15.38%) C++
5 10 (12.82%) Embedded C++
5 10 (12.82%) Perl
6 6 (7.69%) R
7 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) ES6
8 2 (2.56%) Java
8 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.56%) SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) CCNA
5 5 (6.41%) CCNP
5 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) CCIE
6 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.56%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.28%) CWNA
8 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
1 9 (11.54%) Firmware
2 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Cisco
2 5 (6.41%) Blue Coat
2 5 (6.41%) Forcepoint
2 5 (6.41%) Juniper
3 4 (5.13%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (3.85%) Perforce
4 3 (3.85%) Remedy
4 3 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) Virgin Media
5 2 (2.56%) Zend
6 1 (1.28%) Apple
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL