Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 138 131
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +32
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 50 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.00% 1.44% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 7.93% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 41
East of England median daily rate £375 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -22.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £195 £109 £250
90th Percentile £443 £388 £475
England median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +27.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 7
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.93% -15.48% +95.12%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.35 £37.50
90th Percentile £32.25 £43.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.81 £19.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -11.53% -49.33% +74.22%

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 837 858 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.69% 18.17% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 455 477
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £177 £200
90th Percentile £561 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 99 63
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.96 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -49.44% +27.20%
10th Percentile £11.95 £10.40 £12.76
90th Percentile £46.25 £42.60 £45.86
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +2 22 £388 +29.17% 5
Cambridgeshire -25 13 £320 +4.49% 17
Essex +13 11 £338 +50.00% 2
Norfolk +17 2 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 25 (50.00%) Cisco
2 17 (34.00%) DNS
2 17 (34.00%) Firewall
3 16 (32.00%) Wireless
4 15 (30.00%) Linux
4 15 (30.00%) LAN
4 15 (30.00%) WAN
5 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.00%) VPN
6 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (22.00%) DHCP
6 11 (22.00%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (20.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.00%) Python
8 9 (18.00%) Juniper
8 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (16.00%) OSPF
9 8 (16.00%) HTTP
9 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (16.00%) 802.1X
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (14.00%) Network Security
10 7 (14.00%) VoIP
10 7 (14.00%) HTML
10 7 (14.00%) Perl
10 7 (14.00%) Internet
10 7 (14.00%) CCNP

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 (4.00%) Confluence
1 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.00%) nginx
1 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Stackdriver
3 1 (2.00%) Akamai
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) DNS
1 17 (34.00%) Firewall
2 16 (32.00%) Wireless
3 15 (30.00%) LAN
3 15 (30.00%) WAN
4 11 (22.00%) DHCP
4 11 (22.00%) VPN
5 8 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (16.00%) HTTP
5 8 (16.00%) OSPF
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (14.00%) Internet
6 7 (14.00%) Network Security
6 7 (14.00%) VoIP
7 6 (12.00%) BGP
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.00%) DLNA
8 5 (10.00%) TACACS
8 5 (10.00%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
1 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.00%) Mocha
4 1 (2.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (8.00%) Retail
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) 802.1X
2 7 (14.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) Ajax
3 5 (10.00%) CGI
3 5 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.00%) Chai
6 1 (2.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) XML
6 1 (2.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Media Streaming
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
5 2 (4.00%) CMDB
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.00%) Unix
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (14.00%) Scrum
4 6 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (8.00%) Break/Fix
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps
6 4 (8.00%) Network Management
6 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.00%) Change Control
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.00%) Network Design
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.00%) Project Governance
7 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Python
2 7 (14.00%) Perl
3 6 (12.00%) C
3 6 (12.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.00%) CCNP
3 6 (12.00%) CCNA
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) CCENT
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.00%) CCDA
6 1 (2.00%) CCDP
6 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Firmware
2 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
1 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.00%) Kibana
2 2 (4.00%) logstash
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.00%) vRealize
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.00%) Juniper
4 6 (12.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (12.00%) F5
5 5 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) Aruba
6 4 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.00%) Google
7 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 2 (4.00%) Avaya
8 2 (4.00%) BT
8 2 (4.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.00%) Nokia
8 2 (4.00%) Sophos
8 2 (4.00%) VMware