Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 377 427
Rank change year-on-year -86 +50 +32
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 460 554 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 4.57% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 360 335
England median daily rate £375 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -12.38% +29.03%
10th Percentile £150 £171 £202
90th Percentile £575 £525 £600
UK median daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 31
England median hourly rate £16.81 £19.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -32.14% +30.08%
10th Percentile £11.44 £13.93 £13.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year -15.79% -41.98% +42.86%

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 12,580 12,118 15,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 13.76% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,733 7,315 9,563
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £208 £224
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 678 691
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.01% -27.28% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.97 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.58% -23.50% +21.95%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -48 170 £404 +0.94% 52
South East -1 110 £378 +0.67% 26
North of England -13 59 £325 +1.56% 24
East of England -16 51 £375 +25.00% 27
Midlands -30 42 £320 -14.67% 25
West Midlands -32 33 £230 -40.65% 10
South West -55 27 £335 +7.20% 17
North East 0 23 £223 -61.30% 3
North West -16 19 £325 +94.03% 9
Yorkshire -18 17 £400 +23.08% 12
East Midlands -5 9 £400 +33.33% 15
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 192 (41.74%) LAN
2 189 (41.09%) Cisco
3 186 (40.43%) WAN
4 121 (26.30%) Cisco Certification
5 115 (25.00%) Windows
6 108 (23.48%) Firewall
7 98 (21.30%) Wireless
8 77 (16.74%) Finance
9 71 (15.43%) ITIL
10 68 (14.78%) CCNP
11 67 (14.57%) Data Centre
12 66 (14.35%) VPN
13 65 (14.13%) DNS
14 64 (13.91%) VoIP
15 61 (13.26%) Migration
16 59 (12.83%) Microsoft
17 58 (12.61%) CCNA
18 55 (11.96%) Juniper
19 53 (11.52%) Active Directory
20 52 (11.30%) Project Management
20 52 (11.30%) Windows 10
21 47 (10.22%) Telecoms
22 46 (10.00%) DHCP
22 46 (10.00%) Network Security
23 45 (9.78%) VMware
23 45 (9.78%) Windows 7
23 45 (9.78%) Office 365
24 44 (9.57%) MPLS
24 44 (9.57%) Security Cleared
25 43 (9.35%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (2.17%) Skype for Business
2 9 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.30%) Amazon Alexa
5 4 (0.87%) Apache
5 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.43%) Confluence
6 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.43%) nginx
6 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.78%) Office 365
2 34 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.74%) SaaS
5 7 (1.52%) G Suite
6 5 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.87%) IaaS
7 4 (0.87%) PaaS
7 4 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.43%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.22%) Akamai
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 192 (41.74%) LAN
2 186 (40.43%) WAN
3 108 (23.48%) Firewall
4 98 (21.30%) Wireless
5 66 (14.35%) VPN
6 65 (14.13%) DNS
7 64 (13.91%) VoIP
8 46 (10.00%) DHCP
8 46 (10.00%) Network Security
9 44 (9.57%) MPLS
10 39 (8.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (8.26%) Internet
12 36 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (6.09%) OSPF
13 28 (6.09%) TCP/IP
14 27 (5.87%) BGP
15 22 (4.78%) SSL
16 21 (4.57%) Bluetooth
16 21 (4.57%) LTE
17 19 (4.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.43%) Big Data
2 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.43%) SQLite
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.22%) MySQL
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.52%) GCC
2 7 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.09%) JIRA
4 3 (0.65%) GDB
4 3 (0.65%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.43%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.22%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.22%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) JUnit
6 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.22%) Mocha
6 1 (0.22%) Mockito
6 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 77 (16.74%) Finance
2 47 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.87%) Retail
4 9 (1.96%) Electronics
5 6 (1.30%) Banking
6 5 (1.09%) Games
6 5 (1.09%) Law
6 5 (1.09%) Marketing
7 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.65%) Publishing
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.43%) Back Office
8 2 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (20.65%) Network Engineer
2 59 (12.83%) Project Manager
3 45 (9.78%) Analyst
4 38 (8.26%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 27 (5.87%) Infrastructure Manager
7 26 (5.65%) Architect
8 25 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 24 (5.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 24 (5.22%) IT Engineer
10 23 (5.00%) Network Manager
11 22 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (4.78%) Developer
11 22 (4.78%) IT Support
11 22 (4.78%) Wireless Engineer
12 18 (3.91%) Network Architect
12 18 (3.91%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.70%) Consultant
13 17 (3.70%) Desktop Support
13 17 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.26%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.61%) HTML
3 6 (1.30%) CSS
3 6 (1.30%) JSON
4 5 (1.09%) Ajax
4 5 (1.09%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.09%) CGI
4 5 (1.09%) CSS3
4 5 (1.09%) HTML5
4 5 (1.09%) React
4 5 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (0.87%) Ember.js
5 4 (0.87%) LAMP
5 4 (0.87%) Vue.js
6 3 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.65%) Qt
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (0.43%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (0.43%) Node.js
7 2 (0.43%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.57%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 16 (3.48%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.17%) NHS
6 8 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.74%) iPhone
6 8 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.30%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.30%) iPad
8 6 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.30%) Social Media
9 5 (1.09%) Media Streaming
9 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.09%) User Experience
10 4 (0.87%) Digital Signage
10 4 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 115 (25.00%) Windows
2 52 (11.30%) Windows 10
3 45 (9.78%) Windows 7
4 41 (8.91%) Linux
5 35 (7.61%) Windows Server
6 28 (6.09%) Android
7 27 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.48%) Apple iOS
9 16 (3.48%) Unix
9 16 (3.48%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.17%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.74%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.74%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.87%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
17 2 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (15.43%) ITIL
2 61 (13.26%) Migration
3 52 (11.30%) Project Management
4 43 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (8.48%) PRINCE2
7 31 (6.74%) Service Management
8 30 (6.52%) Change Control
9 29 (6.30%) Software Engineering
10 21 (4.57%) Load Balancing
11 19 (4.13%) Network Architecture
11 19 (4.13%) Network Design
11 19 (4.13%) Service Delivery
12 17 (3.70%) Configuration Management
12 17 (3.70%) ITIL V3
12 17 (3.70%) Network Management
13 16 (3.48%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.48%) Supplier Management
14 15 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.74%) C
2 25 (5.43%) C++
3 22 (4.78%) Python
4 17 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.04%) SQL
6 13 (2.83%) Embedded C
7 10 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.96%) Perl
9 6 (1.30%) Java
10 5 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.09%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.43%) PHP
11 2 (0.43%) Ruby
11 2 (0.43%) VB
11 2 (0.43%) VBA
12 1 (0.22%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.22%) C#
12 1 (0.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 121 (26.30%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (14.78%) CCNP
3 58 (12.61%) CCNA
4 44 (9.57%) Security Cleared
5 40 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 26 (5.65%) CCIE
7 19 (4.13%) Degree
8 17 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.52%) Postgraduate
12 6 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (1.09%) CCDP
13 5 (1.09%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.87%) MCSE
15 3 (0.65%) CCENT
15 3 (0.65%) CISSP
15 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.48%) SLA
2 13 (2.83%) QA
3 6 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.65%) GDPR
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.22%) MISRA
6 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.61%) XenApp
4 11 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (1.96%) Firmware
6 7 (1.52%) ProxySG
7 5 (1.09%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.65%) vSphere
9 2 (0.43%) iptables
9 2 (0.43%) Postfix
9 2 (0.43%) Samba
9 2 (0.43%) Squid
9 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.22%) Docker
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (5.65%) SCCM
2 11 (2.39%) AirWatch
3 10 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (1.96%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.09%) QRadar
6 4 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.87%) Nessus
6 4 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.65%) Ansible
7 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.65%) Puppet
7 3 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.65%) TrustSec
7 3 (0.65%) WSUS
8 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.43%) Kibana
8 2 (0.43%) logstash
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 189 (41.09%) Cisco
2 59 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 55 (11.96%) Juniper
4 45 (9.78%) VMware
5 41 (8.91%) CheckPoint
6 37 (8.04%) Meraki
6 37 (8.04%) Palo Alto
7 31 (6.74%) Aruba
8 29 (6.30%) Citrix
9 19 (4.13%) HP
10 18 (3.91%) Google
11 17 (3.70%) BT
11 17 (3.70%) F5
12 14 (3.04%) Ericsson
12 14 (3.04%) Mitel
12 14 (3.04%) SolarWinds
13 13 (2.83%) Fortinet
13 13 (2.83%) Qualys
14 12 (2.61%) Red Box
15 11 (2.39%) Polycom