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 3 months to 28 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 360 406
Rank change year-on-year +30 +46  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 280 278 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 3.52% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 178 104
Median daily rate £360 £379 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.95% +26.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £205 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £290
% change year-on-year -6.66% +29.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 20
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.30 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.30 £64.38
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5978 7894 7394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.83% 15.96% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9425 12827 12006
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 843 864 1004
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
London +10 105 £418 +1.70% 24
South West +19 44 £313 +13.63% 8
North of England +69 40 £338 +43.61% 8
East of England +7 35 £183 -43.84% 11
South East +9 29 £375 +1.35% 7
Midlands +1 27 £388 -29.54% 7
West Midlands +22 19 £400 +0.31% 4
North East +73 15 £575 +163.76%
North West +27 14 £218 -43.87% 5
Yorkshire +25 11 £338 -18.91% 3
East Midlands -21 8 £375 -37.50% 3
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 175 (35.57%) LAN
2 165 (33.54%) WAN
3 163 (33.13%) Cisco
4 129 (26.22%) Firewall
5 122 (24.80%) Windows
6 100 (20.33%) Microsoft
7 89 (18.09%) Wireless
8 86 (17.48%) VPN
9 82 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 78 (15.85%) Active Directory
11 77 (15.65%) ITIL
12 67 (13.62%) Data Centre
13 63 (12.80%) Finance
14 57 (11.59%) PRINCE2
15 55 (11.18%) Project Management
15 55 (11.18%) Security Cleared
16 49 (9.96%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (9.96%) Windows Server
17 47 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
17 47 (9.55%) DNS
18 45 (9.15%) CheckPoint
18 45 (9.15%) Telecoms
19 44 (8.94%) VMware
19 44 (8.94%) SC Cleared
20 43 (8.74%) DHCP
21 42 (8.54%) VoIP
21 42 (8.54%) CCNP
21 42 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (8.54%) Office 365
21 42 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus

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 23 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.24%) IIS
3 11 (2.24%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.63%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.07%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.81%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) Simulink
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Pegasus Opera
1 4 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.54%) Office 365
2 34 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.03%) SaaS
5 9 (1.83%) PaaS
5 9 (1.83%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.81%) G Suite
8 3 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 175 (35.57%) LAN
2 165 (33.54%) WAN
3 129 (26.22%) Firewall
4 89 (18.09%) Wireless
5 86 (17.48%) VPN
6 49 (9.96%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (9.55%) DNS
8 43 (8.74%) DHCP
9 42 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 42 (8.54%) VoIP
10 37 (7.52%) MPLS
11 35 (7.11%) VLAN
11 35 (7.11%) WLAN
12 34 (6.91%) TCP/IP
13 31 (6.30%) Internet
14 26 (5.28%) Network Security
15 25 (5.08%) Bluetooth
15 25 (5.08%) IP Telephony
16 21 (4.27%) Broadband
17 19 (3.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.02%) Big Data
2 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (1.02%) MS Access
2 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.81%) MySQL
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (2.03%) JIRA
2 9 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.41%) NUnit
6 2 (0.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.20%) Redmine
7 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.20%) Trac
General
1 63 (12.80%) Finance
2 45 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.67%) Retail
4 15 (3.05%) Marketing
5 12 (2.44%) Back Office
6 11 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.42%) Electronics
8 4 (0.81%) Automotive
8 4 (0.81%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Local Government
10 2 (0.41%) Banking
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (20.12%) Network Engineer
2 85 (17.28%) Project Manager
3 60 (12.20%) Architect
4 44 (8.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 43 (8.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 32 (6.50%) Analyst
7 23 (4.67%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (4.07%) IT Support
9 20 (4.07%) Network Architect
10 19 (3.86%) Developer
10 19 (3.86%) IT Manager
11 18 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (3.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 16 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (3.25%) IT Engineer
13 16 (3.25%) Test Engineer
14 14 (2.85%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (2.85%) IT Project Manager
14 14 (2.85%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.05%) XML
2 14 (2.85%) Web Services
3 13 (2.64%) 802.1X
3 13 (2.64%) REST
4 9 (1.83%) JSON
4 9 (1.83%) OAuth
4 9 (1.83%) SAML
5 8 (1.63%) .NET
5 8 (1.63%) Middleware
6 6 (1.22%) HTML
6 6 (1.22%) XMPP
7 5 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.02%) jQuery
7 5 (1.02%) SOAP
8 4 (0.81%) Google Maps API
8 4 (0.81%) LAMP
9 3 (0.61%) Material Design
10 2 (0.41%) Qt
10 2 (0.41%) WCF
10 2 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.62%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.46%) Private Cloud
3 17 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.85%) BYOD
6 13 (2.64%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.64%) NHS
7 10 (2.03%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.42%) CCTV
9 7 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.42%) STB
10 6 (1.22%) Digital TV
10 6 (1.22%) Fintech
10 6 (1.22%) User Experience
11 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.81%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (24.80%) Windows
2 49 (9.96%) Windows Server
3 41 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 36 (7.32%) Linux
4 36 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (7.11%) Windows 7
6 28 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.67%) Android
8 13 (2.64%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (1.83%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.22%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.02%) Unix
14 4 (0.81%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.41%) CentOS
15 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (15.65%) ITIL
2 57 (11.59%) PRINCE2
3 55 (11.18%) Project Management
4 42 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (5.89%) Service Management
7 28 (5.69%) High Availability
8 27 (5.49%) TOGAF
9 26 (5.28%) ITIL V3
9 26 (5.28%) Migration
10 24 (4.88%) Network Design
11 22 (4.47%) Risk Management
12 18 (3.66%) Network Architecture
13 16 (3.25%) Change Management
13 16 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (2.85%) Logistics
14 14 (2.85%) SOA
14 14 (2.85%) Software Engineering
15 13 (2.64%) BCP
15 13 (2.64%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.08%) Python
2 24 (4.88%) C
3 22 (4.47%) SQL
4 19 (3.86%) Perl
5 17 (3.46%) C++
6 15 (3.05%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.83%) C#
8 8 (1.63%) Embedded C
9 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.42%) Java
10 6 (1.22%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.02%) Delphi
11 5 (1.02%) Ruby
12 4 (0.81%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.81%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.41%) VBScript
14 1 (0.20%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (11.18%) Security Cleared
3 44 (8.94%) SC Cleared
4 42 (8.54%) CCNP
5 40 (8.13%) Degree
6 38 (7.72%) CCNA
7 27 (5.49%) CCIE
8 22 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (2.24%) APMP
10 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (2.03%) JNCIA
12 9 (1.83%) JNCIE
13 8 (1.63%) MCSE
14 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.02%) Master's Degree
16 4 (0.81%) CCDP
16 4 (0.81%) MCP
16 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.46%) SLA
2 9 (1.83%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.61%) PMO
5 2 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.20%) MISRA
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 78 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.42%) Firmware
4 7 (1.42%) XenApp
5 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.20%) IAG
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (2.64%) SCCM
3 7 (1.42%) Ansible
3 7 (1.42%) Puppet
4 6 (1.22%) Cacti
4 6 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.81%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.61%) OpenView
7 3 (0.61%) QRadar
7 3 (0.61%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.61%) WSUS
8 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.41%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 163 (33.13%) Cisco
2 100 (20.33%) Microsoft
3 45 (9.15%) CheckPoint
4 44 (8.94%) VMware
5 39 (7.93%) Juniper
6 34 (6.91%) HP
6 34 (6.91%) Palo Alto
7 26 (5.28%) Citrix
7 26 (5.28%) Meraki
8 23 (4.67%) SolarWinds
9 21 (4.27%) F5
10 19 (3.86%) Google
11 15 (3.05%) Dell
12 14 (2.85%) Apple
13 13 (2.64%) Aruba
14 12 (2.44%) ServiceNow
15 11 (2.24%) Remedy
16 10 (2.03%) Avaya
16 10 (2.03%) Ericsson
16 10 (2.03%) Fortinet
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