Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 156 159
Rank change year-on-year +99 +3 -17
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 64 39 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.22% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.71% 5.36% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 19 19
Median daily rate £475 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £260
90th Percentile £625 £581 £478
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £66.81 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.81% +251.63% -32.74%
England median hourly rate £23.67 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -32.37% +84.21% +4.97%

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 309 728 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.55% 16.99% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 420 333
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £201 £267 £151
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 83
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.14% +1.47% -13.44%
10th Percentile £13.49 £13.18 £12.25
90th Percentile £23.15 £52.00 £46.20
Median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.14% +5.00% +5.26%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the East of England

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend 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 10 July 2020. 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
Essex +66 44 £475 +24.59% 2
Cambridgeshire +39 8 £313 -37.50% 3
Hertfordshire +26 5 £500 +17.65% 1
Norfolk - 3 - -
Bedfordshire +17 2 £291 -
Suffolk +4 2 £319 -13.85% 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 33 (51.56%) LAN
2 32 (50.00%) Linux
3 28 (43.75%) WAN
4 26 (40.63%) Ethernet
4 26 (40.63%) Broadband
4 26 (40.63%) Device Driver
5 24 (37.50%) Technical Leadership
6 23 (35.94%) Software Architecture
7 22 (34.38%) Service Delivery
8 21 (32.81%) Video\Live Streaming
9 20 (31.25%) VDSL
10 19 (29.69%) DHCP
10 19 (29.69%) ADSL
10 19 (29.69%) GPON
10 19 (29.69%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
11 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (23.44%) Python
12 15 (23.44%) IPv4
12 15 (23.44%) IPv6
13 14 (21.88%) HTTPS
13 14 (21.88%) 802.11
13 14 (21.88%) HTTP
13 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
13 14 (21.88%) 802.1X
14 13 (20.31%) POSIX
14 13 (20.31%) C
14 13 (20.31%) Wireshark
14 13 (20.31%) Wireless
15 12 (18.75%) Windows

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 (4.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Akamai
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) LAN
2 28 (43.75%) WAN
3 26 (40.63%) Broadband
3 26 (40.63%) Ethernet
4 20 (31.25%) VDSL
5 19 (29.69%) ADSL
5 19 (29.69%) DHCP
5 19 (29.69%) GPON
6 15 (23.44%) IPv4
6 15 (23.44%) IPv6
7 14 (21.88%) 802.11
7 14 (21.88%) HTTP
7 14 (21.88%) HTTPS
7 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 13 (20.31%) Wireless
8 13 (20.31%) Wireshark
9 12 (18.75%) WLAN
10 10 (15.63%) VPN
11 6 (9.38%) DNS
12 5 (7.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon QuickSight
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Redmine
3 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) GDB
General
1 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (4.69%) Public Sector
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Technical Leader
2 10 (15.63%) C Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Linux Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Software Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Embedded C Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) C Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) 802.1X
2 13 (20.31%) POSIX
3 12 (18.75%) Yocto
4 5 (7.81%) XML
5 4 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Device Driver
2 21 (32.81%) Video\Live Streaming
3 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) NHS
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (18.75%) Windows
4 10 (15.63%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) Android
6 2 (3.13%) Unix
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Technical Leadership
2 23 (35.94%) Software Architecture
3 22 (34.38%) Service Delivery
4 19 (29.69%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (17.19%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) Network Management
6 4 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) Workflow
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) DevOps
8 2 (3.13%) Server Management
8 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.13%) Storage Management
8 2 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Python
2 13 (20.31%) C
3 6 (9.38%) Embedded C
4 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) CCNP
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) CCSA
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) CREST Certified
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Firmware
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) systemd
3 2 (3.13%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Citrix
2 3 (4.69%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco
2 3 (4.69%) CrowdStrike
2 3 (4.69%) F5
2 3 (4.69%) Juniper
2 3 (4.69%) Meraki
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Okta
2 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
2 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.13%) Arista
3 2 (3.13%) Aruba
3 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
3 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
3 2 (3.13%) Tufin
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
3 2 (3.13%) Zscaler