Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 April 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 485 419 429
Rank change year-on-year -66 +10 +52
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 393 455 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 3.76% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 278 287
England median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £163 £179 £207
90th Percentile £557 £575 £565
UK median daily rate £339 £360 £393
% change year-on-year -5.90% -8.28% +25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 48 39
England median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.79% -52.50% +102.53%
10th Percentile £16.50 £10.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £41.63 £49.00
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £20.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -49.38% +83.91%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,295 12,111 14,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.27% 14.21% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,623 7,388 8,606
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £216
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 661 648
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% -12.00% +11.48%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in England

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
London -22 174 £400 +3.23% 50
South East -27 85 £380 -3.92% 36
North of England -33 48 £240 -38.06% 30
East of England -25 34 £335 +16.52% 18
Midlands -32 28 £265 -18.46% 15
South West -14 27 £325 +52.05% 18
North West -17 25 £250 -16.67% 11
West Midlands -9 19 £263 -35.98% 8
North East +30 15 £220 -61.74% 8
East Midlands -18 9 £300 - 7
Yorkshire -23 8 £400 +6.67% 11
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 158 (40.20%) LAN
2 149 (37.91%) WAN
3 131 (33.33%) Cisco
4 102 (25.95%) Windows
5 91 (23.16%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (19.08%) Firewall
7 68 (17.30%) Wireless
8 62 (15.78%) Active Directory
9 60 (15.27%) VPN
10 56 (14.25%) DNS
11 55 (13.99%) CCNP
11 55 (13.99%) Finance
12 54 (13.74%) CCNA
13 50 (12.72%) MPLS
14 49 (12.47%) VMware
14 49 (12.47%) Juniper
14 49 (12.47%) Windows Server
15 47 (11.96%) Security Cleared
16 46 (11.70%) Office 365
17 42 (10.69%) Windows 7
17 42 (10.69%) Data Centre
17 42 (10.69%) SC Cleared
17 42 (10.69%) DHCP
17 42 (10.69%) Project Management
18 41 (10.43%) Microsoft
18 41 (10.43%) Android
19 39 (9.92%) ITIL
20 38 (9.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (9.41%) Migration
22 34 (8.65%) VoIP

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.54%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.76%) Confluence
4 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon Alexa
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.70%) Office 365
2 25 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.04%) G Suite
4 6 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.53%) SaaS
5 5 (1.27%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.02%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.76%) PaaS
7 3 (0.76%) Yammer
8 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.51%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Akamai
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) Datadog
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 158 (40.20%) LAN
2 149 (37.91%) WAN
3 75 (19.08%) Firewall
4 68 (17.30%) Wireless
5 60 (15.27%) VPN
6 56 (14.25%) DNS
7 50 (12.72%) MPLS
8 42 (10.69%) DHCP
9 34 (8.65%) VoIP
10 29 (7.38%) Internet
11 22 (5.60%) TCP/IP
12 21 (5.34%) OSPF
13 20 (5.09%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (4.83%) VLAN
15 18 (4.58%) 3G
15 18 (4.58%) WLAN
16 17 (4.33%) ADSL
16 17 (4.33%) Bluetooth
17 16 (4.07%) Ethernet
18 15 (3.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.25%) Big Data
2 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.25%) MS Access
2 1 (0.25%) MySQL
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.53%) JIRA
3 4 (1.02%) Android Studio
4 3 (0.76%) GCC
5 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.51%) Gradle
5 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.51%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.25%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.25%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.25%) GDB
6 1 (0.25%) GitLab
6 1 (0.25%) Mocha
6 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (13.99%) Finance
2 26 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.34%) Retail
4 8 (2.04%) Automotive
5 4 (1.02%) Banking
5 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.76%) Electronics
6 3 (0.76%) Law
6 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.51%) Games
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.51%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (21.37%) Network Engineer
2 42 (10.69%) Project Manager
3 36 (9.16%) Analyst
4 33 (8.40%) Architect
5 28 (7.12%) Support Engineer
6 26 (6.62%) Developer
6 26 (6.62%) Network Architect
7 22 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (4.58%) Consultant
9 17 (4.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 17 (4.33%) Wireless Engineer
10 16 (4.07%) Network Manager
10 16 (4.07%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.82%) Desktop Support
11 15 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 14 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
13 13 (3.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (3.31%) IT Support
14 12 (3.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.29%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.04%) HTML
3 6 (1.53%) CSS
3 6 (1.53%) HTML5
3 6 (1.53%) JSON
3 6 (1.53%) REST
4 5 (1.27%) .NET
4 5 (1.27%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.27%) CSS3
4 5 (1.27%) React
4 5 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (1.27%) WAP
5 4 (1.02%) Ember.js
5 4 (1.02%) OAuth
5 4 (1.02%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 4 (1.02%) XML
6 2 (0.51%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.25%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (0.25%) Node.js
7 1 (0.25%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.80%) NHS
6 10 (2.54%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.54%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.04%) EPoS
8 8 (2.04%) User Experience
9 7 (1.78%) CCTV
9 7 (1.78%) CMDB
9 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.78%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.53%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.53%) iPhone
10 6 (1.53%) Smart Home
11 4 (1.02%) iPad
12 3 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (25.95%) Windows
2 49 (12.47%) Windows Server
3 42 (10.69%) Windows 7
4 41 (10.43%) Android
5 32 (8.14%) Windows 10
6 29 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (5.60%) Apple iOS
8 19 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (4.58%) Linux
10 15 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.54%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.53%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.27%) Unix
13 5 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.51%) CentOS
15 2 (0.51%) FreeRTOS
15 2 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (10.69%) Project Management
2 39 (9.92%) ITIL
3 37 (9.41%) Migration
4 25 (6.36%) PRINCE2
4 25 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (5.09%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (4.58%) Service Management
7 16 (4.07%) Network Management
8 15 (3.82%) Software Engineering
9 14 (3.56%) Change Control
9 14 (3.56%) Incident Management
10 13 (3.31%) Supplier Management
11 12 (3.05%) Android Development
12 11 (2.80%) ITSM
12 11 (2.80%) Network Architecture
12 11 (2.80%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.54%) DNA
13 10 (2.54%) Network Design
13 10 (2.54%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.83%) C
2 15 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.56%) C++
4 8 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.04%) Python
5 7 (1.78%) SQL
6 5 (1.27%) Embedded C
6 5 (1.27%) Java
7 3 (0.76%) Apple Swift
7 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.76%) Perl
7 3 (0.76%) PHP
7 3 (0.76%) VB
8 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.25%) AWK
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (23.16%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (13.99%) CCNP
3 54 (13.74%) CCNA
4 47 (11.96%) Security Cleared
5 42 (10.69%) SC Cleared
6 33 (8.40%) CCIE
7 18 (4.58%) Degree
8 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.78%) MCSE
11 6 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.53%) CWNA
12 5 (1.27%) CCDP
12 5 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.02%) CCIE Wireless
13 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.02%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.02%) MCSA
13 4 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.56%) SLA
2 7 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.27%) GDPR
3 5 (1.27%) QA
4 3 (0.76%) MISRA
4 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (15.78%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.80%) XenApp
4 8 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.78%) Firmware
6 5 (1.27%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.51%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.51%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.25%) QEMU
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.25%) vSphere
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (4.83%) SCCM
2 11 (2.80%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.02%) QRadar
5 4 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.76%) Cacti
6 3 (0.76%) Kibana
6 3 (0.76%) Puppet
6 3 (0.76%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.51%) WSUS
8 1 (0.25%) Ansible
8 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.25%) logstash
8 1 (0.25%) RANCID
8 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 131 (33.33%) Cisco
2 49 (12.47%) Juniper
2 49 (12.47%) VMware
3 41 (10.43%) Microsoft
4 32 (8.14%) Aruba
4 32 (8.14%) Citrix
5 30 (7.63%) Meraki
6 24 (6.11%) CheckPoint
7 23 (5.85%) HP
8 22 (5.60%) Palo Alto
9 13 (3.31%) Dell
10 12 (3.05%) Apple
10 12 (3.05%) F5
11 11 (2.80%) Blue Coat
11 11 (2.80%) Google
12 10 (2.54%) Ivanti
13 9 (2.29%) Mitel
13 9 (2.29%) Ruckus Wireless
14 8 (2.04%) Red Box
14 8 (2.04%) ThinPrint