Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 134 150
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 +2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 61 78 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 1.54% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 8.32% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 23
East of England median daily rate £333 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -9.72% +2.86%
10th Percentile £175 £157 £251
90th Percentile £445 £478 £474
England median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 3
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% - +85.83%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.40 £37.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.95 £42.50
England median hourly rate £16.81 £19.82 £19.00
% change year-on-year -15.19% +4.32% -13.64%

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 892 938 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.54% 18.49% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 460 460
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £194 £170 £200
90th Percentile £550 £573 £550
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 119 62
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% -32.89% +20.16%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.67 £12.89
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.50 £44.68
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Cambridgeshire -17 24 £333 +2.31% 22
Hertfordshire 0 17 £325 -7.14% 4
Essex -3 12 £475 +11.76% 1
Bedfordshire +5 4 £350 -28.93% 4
Norfolk - 3 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (40.98%) Wireless
2 24 (39.34%) Linux
3 21 (34.43%) Cisco
4 19 (31.15%) DNS
5 17 (27.87%) Python
6 15 (24.59%) Perl
6 15 (24.59%) WAN
6 15 (24.59%) Firewall
6 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
7 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.95%) Bluetooth
7 14 (22.95%) LAN
8 13 (21.31%) DHCP
8 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
8 13 (21.31%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (19.67%) JIRA
9 12 (19.67%) WLAN
9 12 (19.67%) Windows
10 11 (18.03%) VPN
10 11 (18.03%) Scrum
11 10 (16.39%) VoIP
11 10 (16.39%) Firmware
11 10 (16.39%) CheckPoint
11 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (16.39%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
12 9 (14.75%) Embedded C
12 9 (14.75%) C
12 9 (14.75%) C++

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 (4.92%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) nginx
2 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Serverless
4 1 (1.64%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) Wireless
2 19 (31.15%) DNS
3 15 (24.59%) Firewall
3 15 (24.59%) WAN
4 14 (22.95%) Bluetooth
4 14 (22.95%) LAN
5 13 (21.31%) DHCP
6 12 (19.67%) WLAN
7 11 (18.03%) VPN
8 10 (16.39%) VoIP
9 8 (13.11%) HTTP
9 8 (13.11%) Internet
10 7 (11.48%) Broadband
10 7 (11.48%) DLNA
10 7 (11.48%) DSL
10 7 (11.48%) FTP
10 7 (11.48%) IPv4
10 7 (11.48%) IPv6
10 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
10 7 (11.48%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Big Data
1 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
1 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.67%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.64%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (8.20%) Electronics
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Test Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Developer
2 8 (13.11%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Python Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Perl Scripter
7 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) 802.1X
2 7 (11.48%) Ajax
2 7 (11.48%) CGI
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
2 7 (11.48%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) Qt
4 1 (1.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (11.48%) Media Streaming
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.56%) Android
6 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) CentOS
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.64%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (18.03%) Scrum
4 10 (16.39%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.48%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (11.48%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (11.48%) Innovative Thinking
7 7 (11.48%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
9 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Change Control
10 3 (4.92%) Network Management
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.92%) Project Governance
10 3 (4.92%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) Python
2 15 (24.59%) Perl
3 9 (14.75%) C
3 9 (14.75%) C++
3 9 (14.75%) Embedded C
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.28%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.20%) CCNP
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.64%) CCDA
5 1 (1.64%) CCDP
5 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Firmware
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.64%) Kibana
3 1 (1.64%) logstash
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Terraform
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Cisco
2 10 (16.39%) CheckPoint
3 8 (13.11%) Juniper
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.56%) Aruba
5 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
5 4 (6.56%) HP
5 4 (6.56%) Symantec
6 3 (4.92%) BT
6 3 (4.92%) F5
6 3 (4.92%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.28%) Altiris
7 2 (3.28%) Avaya
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) Google
7 2 (3.28%) Nokia
7 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.28%) Sophos
7 2 (3.28%) VMware