Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 391 446
Rank change year-on-year -78 +55 +26
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 414 482 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 4.10% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 293
England median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £175 £162 £206
90th Percentile £563 £575 £619
UK median daily rate £362 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +0.44% -4.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 34
England median hourly rate £17.35 £18.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -55.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% -52.50% +32.45%

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 12,228 11,748 14,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.36% 13.96% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,519 7,136 9,081
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £221
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +4.42% +1.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 668 659
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.60 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.06 £19.90 £26.25
% change year-on-year -4.22% -24.19% +22.09%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -45 169 £400 - 51
South East 0 106 £413 +3.13% 33
North of England -41 45 £250 -33.33% 30
East of England -11 40 £355 +22.41% 24
Midlands -19 31 £350 -3.45% 23
West Midlands -26 24 £220 -46.67% 11
South West -43 24 £330 +5.60% 18
North West -27 20 £300 -25.00% 16
North East +4 18 £218 -62.17% 2
East Midlands -16 7 £400 +33.33% 12
Yorkshire -33 7 £419 +11.67% 12
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 177 (42.75%) WAN
2 172 (41.55%) Cisco
3 171 (41.30%) LAN
4 112 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (25.12%) Windows
6 90 (21.74%) Firewall
7 84 (20.29%) Wireless
8 72 (17.39%) Finance
9 64 (15.46%) VPN
10 61 (14.73%) CCNA
11 60 (14.49%) CCNP
12 58 (14.01%) ITIL
13 57 (13.77%) Active Directory
14 54 (13.04%) DNS
14 54 (13.04%) Data Centre
15 53 (12.80%) MPLS
16 52 (12.56%) Migration
16 52 (12.56%) Microsoft
16 52 (12.56%) VoIP
17 50 (12.08%) Juniper
18 47 (11.35%) VMware
19 45 (10.87%) Project Management
20 44 (10.63%) Telecoms
20 44 (10.63%) Security Cleared
21 42 (10.14%) SC Cleared
21 42 (10.14%) Windows 7
22 41 (9.90%) Windows 10
23 38 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (9.18%) Internet
24 37 (8.94%) PRINCE2

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 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.97%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon Alexa
5 2 (0.48%) Confluence
5 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.48%) IIS
5 2 (0.48%) nginx
5 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.94%) Office 365
2 33 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.66%) G Suite
4 7 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.69%) SaaS
5 5 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.97%) IaaS
6 4 (0.97%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.72%) PaaS
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.48%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.24%) Akamai
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Datadog
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 177 (42.75%) WAN
2 171 (41.30%) LAN
3 90 (21.74%) Firewall
4 84 (20.29%) Wireless
5 64 (15.46%) VPN
6 54 (13.04%) DNS
7 53 (12.80%) MPLS
8 52 (12.56%) VoIP
9 38 (9.18%) Internet
10 34 (8.21%) Network Security
11 32 (7.73%) DHCP
12 30 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (5.80%) TCP/IP
15 21 (5.07%) LTE
16 20 (4.83%) OSPF
16 20 (4.83%) SSL
17 19 (4.59%) 3G
17 19 (4.59%) BGP
18 17 (4.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.48%) Big Data
3 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.48%) SQLite
4 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.24%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.97%) JIRA
3 4 (0.97%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.72%) GCC
4 3 (0.72%) GDB
4 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.48%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.24%) GitLab
6 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.24%) Mocha
6 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 72 (17.39%) Finance
2 44 (10.63%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.52%) Retail
4 8 (1.93%) Electronics
5 6 (1.45%) Banking
5 6 (1.45%) Games
5 6 (1.45%) Law
6 4 (0.97%) Automotive
7 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 90 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 55 (13.29%) Project Manager
3 36 (8.70%) Analyst
4 30 (7.25%) Architect
5 28 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 27 (6.52%) Wireless Engineer
7 26 (6.28%) Cisco Engineer
8 24 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (5.80%) Network Architect
9 22 (5.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 22 (5.31%) Infrastructure Manager
10 20 (4.83%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 18 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 17 (4.11%) Network Analyst
12 17 (4.11%) Network Manager
13 16 (3.86%) Consultant
13 16 (3.86%) Embedded Engineer
13 16 (3.86%) Software Engineer
14 15 (3.62%) Desktop Support
15 14 (3.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.93%) HTML
2 7 (1.69%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.45%) CSS
3 6 (1.45%) HTML5
4 5 (1.21%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.21%) CSS3
4 5 (1.21%) React
4 5 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (0.97%) Ember.js
5 4 (0.97%) LAMP
5 4 (0.97%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 3 (0.72%) Yocto
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.48%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (0.48%) LDAP
7 2 (0.48%) Node.js
7 2 (0.48%) PhoneGap
7 2 (0.48%) React Native
7 2 (0.48%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.59%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.62%) Fat Client
3 15 (3.62%) Thin Client
4 14 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.14%) NHS
6 10 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.45%) CCTV
8 6 (1.45%) EPoS
8 6 (1.45%) iPhone
8 6 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.45%) Social Media
9 5 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.21%) iPad
9 5 (1.21%) User Experience
10 4 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 104 (25.12%) Windows
2 42 (10.14%) Windows 7
3 41 (9.90%) Windows 10
4 33 (7.97%) Windows Server
5 28 (6.76%) Android
5 28 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (6.28%) Linux
7 22 (5.31%) Apple iOS
8 18 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (4.11%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (3.38%) Unix
11 11 (2.66%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.93%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.45%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.21%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.72%) CentOS
16 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
17 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.01%) ITIL
2 52 (12.56%) Migration
3 45 (10.87%) Project Management
4 37 (8.94%) PRINCE2
5 35 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (6.76%) Service Management
7 25 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (5.80%) Change Control
8 24 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 20 (4.83%) Network Design
10 17 (4.11%) ITSM
10 17 (4.11%) Supplier Management
11 16 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (3.86%) Load Balancing
11 16 (3.86%) Network Architecture
11 16 (3.86%) Network Management
11 16 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (3.62%) ITIL V3
13 14 (3.38%) Incident Management
13 14 (3.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.56%) C
2 20 (4.83%) C++
3 14 (3.38%) Python
4 13 (3.14%) SQL
5 12 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.93%) Embedded C
6 8 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.69%) Perl
8 5 (1.21%) Embedded C++
9 3 (0.72%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.72%) Java
9 3 (0.72%) PHP
9 3 (0.72%) VB
10 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.48%) Ruby
10 2 (0.48%) VBA
11 1 (0.24%) AWK
11 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (27.05%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (14.73%) CCNA
3 60 (14.49%) CCNP
4 44 (10.63%) Security Cleared
5 42 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 29 (7.00%) CCIE
7 21 (5.07%) Degree
8 14 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.45%) CCDP
12 6 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.21%) MCSE
14 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.72%) CCENT
15 3 (0.72%) CWNA
15 3 (0.72%) JNCIE
15 3 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.90%) SLA
2 10 (2.42%) QA
3 6 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.21%) GDPR
5 3 (0.72%) MISRA
6 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (13.77%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.14%) XenApp
4 11 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.17%) Firmware
6 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.21%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.72%) vSphere
8 2 (0.48%) iptables
8 2 (0.48%) Postfix
8 2 (0.48%) Samba
8 2 (0.48%) Squid
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.24%) KVM
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (6.04%) SCCM
2 12 (2.90%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.45%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.21%) QRadar
6 4 (0.97%) Kibana
6 4 (0.97%) Nessus
6 4 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.72%) Ansible
7 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.72%) Puppet
8 2 (0.48%) Cacti
8 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.48%) logstash
8 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.48%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 172 (41.55%) Cisco
2 52 (12.56%) Microsoft
3 50 (12.08%) Juniper
4 47 (11.35%) VMware
5 36 (8.70%) Meraki
6 35 (8.45%) CheckPoint
6 35 (8.45%) Palo Alto
7 29 (7.00%) Aruba
8 28 (6.76%) Citrix
9 20 (4.83%) HP
10 16 (3.86%) F5
10 16 (3.86%) Google
11 15 (3.62%) BT
12 13 (3.14%) Ericsson
12 13 (3.14%) Mitel
12 13 (3.14%) Qualys
13 12 (2.90%) Ivanti
13 12 (2.90%) Red Box
14 11 (2.66%) Polycom
14 11 (2.66%) ThinPrint