Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 153 138
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 -32
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 51 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.22% 1.07% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.30% 6.42% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 19
East of England median daily rate £346 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +9.23% -13.33%
10th Percentile £188 £142 £113
90th Percentile £484 £507 £469
England median daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +3.57% -9.09% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 7
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £41.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.02% +145.59% -28.42%
England median hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.12% +91.30% -29.23%

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 809 779 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.30% 16.67% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 382 399
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £209 £143 £180
90th Percentile £550 £562 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £409
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.86% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 106 58
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.71% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £66.81 £49.50 £45.13
England median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -6.98% -3.91%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +14 17 £313 -10.71% 10
Cambridgeshire +13 17 £333 -11.33% 19
Essex -14 6 £375 -40.00% 9
Suffolk - 5 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire +14 4 £350 +13.82% 4
Norfolk +9 2 £350 +169.23% 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 23 (45.10%) Wireless
2 21 (41.18%) Linux
3 19 (37.25%) LAN
4 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 16 (31.37%) Firewall
5 15 (29.41%) DNS
6 14 (27.45%) VPN
6 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
7 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
7 13 (25.49%) Bluetooth
8 12 (23.53%) Python
8 12 (23.53%) OSPF
8 12 (23.53%) 802.1X
9 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
9 11 (21.57%) BGP
9 11 (21.57%) CCNP
9 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (21.57%) Juniper
10 10 (19.61%) TACACS
10 10 (19.61%) Perl
10 10 (19.61%) Blue Coat
10 10 (19.61%) ProxySG
10 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (19.61%) WPA2
10 10 (19.61%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (19.61%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (19.61%) FWSM
10 10 (19.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (19.61%) F5
10 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 (3.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) Wireless
2 19 (37.25%) LAN
3 16 (31.37%) Firewall
4 15 (29.41%) DNS
5 14 (27.45%) VPN
6 13 (25.49%) Bluetooth
7 12 (23.53%) OSPF
8 11 (21.57%) BGP
9 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (19.61%) Cisco ISE
9 10 (19.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (19.61%) FWSM
9 10 (19.61%) TACACS
9 10 (19.61%) WPA2
10 9 (17.65%) WAN
10 9 (17.65%) WLAN
11 6 (11.76%) IPv6
11 6 (11.76%) VoIP
12 5 (9.80%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
3 9 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) GDB
5 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (11.76%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Python Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Perl Scripter
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Test Scripter
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.92%) Ajax
2 2 (3.92%) CGI
2 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) JSON
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) Flash
3 1 (1.96%) Qt
3 1 (1.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) CCTV
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.92%) Media Streaming
2 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Android
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (9.80%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Security Patching
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Python
2 10 (19.61%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) C
4 4 (7.84%) C++
4 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) CCNP
1 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCSA
5 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) ProxySG
2 9 (17.65%) Firmware
3 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco
2 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
3 11 (21.57%) Juniper
4 10 (19.61%) Blue Coat
4 10 (19.61%) F5
5 5 (9.80%) VMware
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) BT
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Meraki
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 2 (3.92%) xMatters
8 1 (1.96%) Altiris
8 1 (1.96%) Aruba
8 1 (1.96%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.96%) Huawei
8 1 (1.96%) NetScout
8 1 (1.96%) Nokia
8 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds