Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 404 391
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13 +103
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 584 563 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 3.78% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 353 359
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £161 £178 £165
90th Percentile £525 £624 £550
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 33 55
England median hourly rate £32.75 £21.50 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.33% -0.12% +10.38%
10th Percentile £14.10 £14.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £47.48 £43.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year +32.00% +16.14% +10.38%

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 13006 14904 14659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.83% 15.43% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7975 9077 8592
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 751 956
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.24 £47.50 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -6 213 £400 - 15
South East +8 100 £375 -4.76% 14
Midlands +36 91 £300 -25.00% 6
East of England +12 78 £325 +2.36% 9
West Midlands +44 70 £365 -13.10% 2
South West +27 58 £313 +13.64% 11
North of England +11 43 £190 -55.29% 13
North West -11 27 £151 -66.39% 8
East Midlands 0 21 £260 -22.39% 4
Yorkshire +11 11 £150 -63.64% 4
North East +48 6 £275 +26.44% 1
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 237 (40.58%) LAN
2 207 (35.45%) WAN
3 193 (33.05%) Cisco
4 151 (25.86%) Windows
5 125 (21.40%) Wireless
6 103 (17.64%) Firewall
7 99 (16.95%) Microsoft
7 99 (16.95%) VPN
8 84 (14.38%) Telecoms
8 84 (14.38%) Active Directory
9 76 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (12.50%) VoIP
11 72 (12.33%) Office 365
12 67 (11.47%) Project Management
13 61 (10.45%) Finance
14 60 (10.27%) Data Centre
15 59 (10.10%) Bluetooth
15 59 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (9.93%) Linux
17 53 (9.08%) Microsoft Office
18 52 (8.90%) PRINCE2
19 51 (8.73%) Android
20 50 (8.56%) Security Cleared
20 50 (8.56%) Windows Server
20 50 (8.56%) ITIL
20 50 (8.56%) DNS
21 48 (8.22%) Windows 10
22 46 (7.88%) MPLS
23 45 (7.71%) CCNA
23 45 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure

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 30 (5.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.40%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.03%) IIS
6 5 (0.86%) Apache
7 3 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Moodle
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (9.08%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 72 (12.33%) Office 365
2 45 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (2.05%) SaaS
6 7 (1.20%) G Suite
7 5 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (0.86%) PaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Akamai
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.51%) IaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 237 (40.58%) LAN
2 207 (35.45%) WAN
3 125 (21.40%) Wireless
4 103 (17.64%) Firewall
5 99 (16.95%) VPN
6 73 (12.50%) VoIP
7 59 (10.10%) Bluetooth
8 50 (8.56%) DNS
9 46 (7.88%) MPLS
10 43 (7.36%) DHCP
11 39 (6.68%) Internet
12 38 (6.51%) TCP/IP
13 36 (6.16%) 4G
14 34 (5.82%) VLAN
15 33 (5.65%) 3G
16 32 (5.48%) Broadband
17 30 (5.14%) WLAN
18 28 (4.79%) Network Security
19 27 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
20 26 (4.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.40%) Big Data
3 5 (0.86%) MySQL
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (2.40%) Android Studio
2 11 (1.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.71%) JIRA
4 8 (1.37%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.20%) IntelliJ
6 6 (1.03%) Gradle
7 4 (0.68%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.51%) CocoaPods
8 3 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.34%) Babel
9 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.34%) Buildbot
9 2 (0.34%) CMake
9 2 (0.34%) Grunt
9 2 (0.34%) gulp
9 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.34%) webpack
10 1 (0.17%) Redmine
10 1 (0.17%) Trac
General
1 84 (14.38%) Telecoms
2 61 (10.45%) Finance
3 32 (5.48%) Electronics
4 28 (4.79%) Retail
5 15 (2.57%) Marketing
6 11 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.54%) Automotive
8 7 (1.20%) Banking
9 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 93 (15.92%) Network Engineer
1 93 (15.92%) Project Manager
2 54 (9.25%) Analyst
3 50 (8.56%) Architect
4 34 (5.82%) Support Engineer
5 33 (5.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 30 (5.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 28 (4.79%) Embedded Engineer
7 28 (4.79%) Software Engineer
8 25 (4.28%) Developer
9 24 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
9 24 (4.11%) Network Architect
10 23 (3.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 21 (3.60%) Support Analyst
12 19 (3.25%) IT Support
13 18 (3.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 17 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (2.91%) IT Manager
14 17 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
15 16 (2.74%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.42%) JSON
2 16 (2.74%) REST
3 13 (2.23%) XML
4 12 (2.05%) 802.1X
5 9 (1.54%) Android SDK
5 9 (1.54%) LAMP
5 9 (1.54%) Web Services
6 6 (1.03%) .NET
6 6 (1.03%) XMPP
7 4 (0.68%) Material Design
8 3 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.51%) Cocoa
8 3 (0.51%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (0.51%) Core Animation
8 3 (0.51%) Core Data
8 3 (0.51%) Laravel
8 3 (0.51%) OAuth
8 3 (0.51%) SAML
9 2 (0.34%) HTML
9 2 (0.34%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.27%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.25%) User Experience
4 17 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.57%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.71%) Device Driver
8 10 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.54%) CMDB
9 9 (1.54%) NHS
9 9 (1.54%) Smart Home
10 8 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.37%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.20%) CCTV
11 7 (1.20%) Social Media
12 6 (1.03%) FMCG
12 6 (1.03%) iPhone
12 6 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 151 (25.86%) Windows
2 58 (9.93%) Linux
3 51 (8.73%) Android
4 50 (8.56%) Windows Server
5 48 (8.22%) Windows 10
6 43 (7.36%) Windows 7
7 27 (4.62%) Apple iOS
8 26 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
11 13 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (1.88%) Mac OS
13 10 (1.71%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.03%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.03%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.68%) CentOS
16 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.68%) Unix
17 3 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (11.47%) Project Management
2 59 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (8.90%) PRINCE2
4 50 (8.56%) ITIL
5 40 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (5.99%) Software Engineering
7 29 (4.97%) Service Management
8 25 (4.28%) Migration
9 24 (4.11%) Network Management
10 22 (3.77%) Risk Management
11 19 (3.25%) IT Strategy
12 18 (3.08%) ERP
13 17 (2.91%) Analytics
13 17 (2.91%) Break/Fix
13 17 (2.91%) Customer Requirements
13 17 (2.91%) DevOps
13 17 (2.91%) Network Design
14 16 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (2.74%) Presales
14 16 (2.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.34%) Python
2 35 (5.99%) C
3 23 (3.94%) Java
4 20 (3.42%) Embedded C
5 19 (3.25%) C++
5 19 (3.25%) SQL
6 18 (3.08%) Perl
7 16 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.71%) Embedded C++
9 6 (1.03%) PHP
9 6 (1.03%) R
10 5 (0.86%) Apple Swift
10 5 (0.86%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.51%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.34%) C#
12 2 (0.34%) ES6
13 1 (0.17%) Tcl
13 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 45 (7.71%) CCNA
4 43 (7.36%) SC Cleared
5 40 (6.85%) Degree
6 38 (6.51%) CCNP
7 22 (3.77%) CCIE
8 21 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (1.88%) PMP
10 10 (1.71%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.37%) APMP
13 6 (1.03%) CWNA
13 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.51%) ISEB
14 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.51%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.51%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.42%) SLA
2 15 (2.57%) QA
3 8 (1.37%) PMO
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.60%) Firmware
4 14 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.54%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 8 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.03%) XenApp
8 5 (0.86%) vSphere
9 4 (0.68%) iptables
9 4 (0.68%) Postfix
9 4 (0.68%) Samba
9 4 (0.68%) Squid
9 4 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.51%) Docker
10 3 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (4.45%) SCCM
2 15 (2.57%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.37%) Nagios
6 7 (1.20%) Cacti
6 7 (1.20%) SCOM
6 7 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.86%) Puppet
8 4 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.68%) Nessus
8 4 (0.68%) Nmap
9 3 (0.51%) Ansible
9 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.51%) TrustSec
9 3 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 193 (33.05%) Cisco
2 99 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.19%) VMware
4 40 (6.85%) HP
5 34 (5.82%) Juniper
6 29 (4.97%) CheckPoint
7 28 (4.79%) Citrix
8 25 (4.28%) SolarWinds
9 22 (3.77%) Aruba
9 22 (3.77%) Meraki
10 20 (3.42%) Dell
11 19 (3.25%) F5
12 17 (2.91%) Palo Alto
13 15 (2.57%) Samsung
14 14 (2.40%) ServiceNow
15 13 (2.23%) SAP
15 13 (2.23%) Sigfox
16 12 (2.05%) Blue Coat
17 11 (1.88%) Google
18 10 (1.71%) Apple