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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 103 130
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 35 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.50% 1.08% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.37% 7.20% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
Median daily rate £183 £318 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.51% +22.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £283 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £365 £278
% change year-on-year -7.53% +31.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.25 £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.44% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% -46.47%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 475 375 610
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.41% 15.01% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 216 323
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 62
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +73.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 25 £208 -39.92% 7
Hertfordshire -5 9 £85 -72.80% 2
Essex -21 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
3 14 (26.42%) WAN
4 13 (24.53%) LAN
5 12 (22.64%) Cisco
6 11 (20.75%) VPN
6 11 (20.75%) Python
6 11 (20.75%) Perl
6 11 (20.75%) Wireless
6 11 (20.75%) Degree
7 10 (18.87%) Linux
8 8 (15.09%) VoIP
9 7 (13.21%) WLAN
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (11.32%) Firmware
10 6 (11.32%) DHCP
10 6 (11.32%) DNS
10 6 (11.32%) CCNP
10 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
10 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
10 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
11 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.43%) C
11 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
11 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (7.55%) C++
12 4 (7.55%) Project Management

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 (5.66%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) WAN
3 13 (24.53%) LAN
4 11 (20.75%) VPN
4 11 (20.75%) Wireless
5 8 (15.09%) VoIP
6 7 (13.21%) WLAN
7 6 (11.32%) DHCP
7 6 (11.32%) DNS
8 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
8 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.66%) MQTT
9 3 (5.66%) ZigBee
10 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
10 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.77%) WebEx
11 1 (1.89%) Broadband
11 1 (1.89%) NAS
11 1 (1.89%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) NUnit
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.89%) Redmine
2 1 (1.89%) Trac
General
1 2 (3.77%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Test Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Network Specialist
3 6 (11.32%) Voice Specialist
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Graduate
5 4 (7.55%) IT Graduate
5 4 (7.55%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) XMPP
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) WCF
2 2 (3.77%) WinForms
2 2 (3.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Signage
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.55%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
2 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.55%) Information Security
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL
3 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.66%) Information Governance
4 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.66%) Validation
5 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.77%) Network Design
5 2 (3.77%) OO
5 2 (3.77%) OOD
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Perl
1 11 (20.75%) Python
2 5 (9.43%) C
3 4 (7.55%) C++
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.32%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.66%) CCNA
5 3 (5.66%) Master's Degree
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) CCIE
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Firmware
2 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (5.66%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Cisco
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Apple
3 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.66%) Dell
4 2 (3.77%) EMC
4 2 (3.77%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (3.77%) Juniper
4 2 (3.77%) Meraki
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (1.89%) Aruba
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.89%) Tandberg