Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 410 426
Rank change year-on-year +44 +16 +84
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 594 567 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 3.69% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 354 296
England median daily rate £350 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +18.52% +4.81%
10th Percentile £162 £188 £163
90th Percentile £525 £625 £516
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -12.50% +18.96% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 31 54
England median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £21.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -12.69% +14.54%
10th Percentile £13.72 £14.50 £12.83
90th Percentile £46.60 £43.75 £45.18
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% -13.64% +18.92%

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 12708 15375 14782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.90% 15.61% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 9450 8572
England median daily rate £405 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year - +6.52% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 750 971
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +15.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.13 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.31% +20.00% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +33 232 £400 - 15
South East +13 100 £375 -3.23% 11
Midlands +27 79 £365 -18.89% 7
East of England +17 77 £325 -9.72% 10
South West +35 61 £313 +7.76% 9
West Midlands +40 60 £388 -10.92% 2
North of England +38 45 £200 -54.29% 10
North West -2 25 £166 -67.71% 7
East Midlands -6 19 £248 -55.41% 5
Yorkshire +38 14 £150 -64.71% 3
North East +56 7 £245 +11.36%
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 232 (39.06%) LAN
2 221 (37.21%) WAN
3 200 (33.67%) Cisco
4 157 (26.43%) Windows
5 130 (21.89%) Wireless
6 117 (19.70%) Firewall
7 113 (19.02%) Microsoft
8 108 (18.18%) VPN
9 87 (14.65%) Telecoms
10 86 (14.48%) Active Directory
11 83 (13.97%) Cisco Certification
12 75 (12.63%) Data Centre
13 73 (12.29%) VoIP
14 70 (11.78%) Finance
14 70 (11.78%) Office 365
15 65 (10.94%) Project Management
16 62 (10.44%) DNS
17 59 (9.93%) Linux
18 58 (9.76%) Security Cleared
19 57 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
20 56 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
21 55 (9.26%) Bluetooth
22 54 (9.09%) ITIL
22 54 (9.09%) PRINCE2
22 54 (9.09%) Windows 10
23 52 (8.75%) DHCP
24 51 (8.59%) SC Cleared
24 51 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
25 48 (8.08%) MPLS
25 48 (8.08%) Degree

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 24 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.36%) IIS
5 11 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.84%) Apache
6 5 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.17%) Moodle
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.78%) Office 365
2 51 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (2.53%) SaaS
6 9 (1.52%) G Suite
7 8 (1.35%) PaaS
8 5 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.51%) Akamai
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.51%) IaaS
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 232 (39.06%) LAN
2 221 (37.21%) WAN
3 130 (21.89%) Wireless
4 117 (19.70%) Firewall
5 108 (18.18%) VPN
6 73 (12.29%) VoIP
7 62 (10.44%) DNS
8 55 (9.26%) Bluetooth
9 52 (8.75%) DHCP
10 48 (8.08%) MPLS
11 43 (7.24%) Internet
12 38 (6.40%) TCP/IP
13 37 (6.23%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (6.06%) VLAN
15 34 (5.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 33 (5.56%) Broadband
17 32 (5.39%) 4G
17 32 (5.39%) WLAN
18 31 (5.22%) Network Security
19 30 (5.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.19%) Big Data
3 5 (0.84%) MS Access
3 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.67%) MySQL
5 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Android Studio
1 11 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.85%) JIRA
2 8 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.01%) IntelliJ
4 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.67%) Gradle
5 4 (0.67%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.34%) Babel
6 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.34%) Buildbot
6 2 (0.34%) CMake
6 2 (0.34%) CocoaPods
6 2 (0.34%) Grunt
6 2 (0.34%) gulp
6 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.34%) webpack
7 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 87 (14.65%) Telecoms
2 70 (11.78%) Finance
3 32 (5.39%) Electronics
4 31 (5.22%) Retail
5 15 (2.53%) Marketing
6 10 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.35%) Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Automotive
8 5 (0.84%) Back Office
8 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Legal
8 5 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Front Office
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (16.16%) Network Engineer
2 94 (15.82%) Project Manager
3 54 (9.09%) Architect
4 51 (8.59%) Analyst
5 36 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 33 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 33 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 26 (4.38%) Network Architect
8 25 (4.21%) Embedded Engineer
8 25 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
8 25 (4.21%) Software Engineer
9 24 (4.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 23 (3.87%) Developer
11 22 (3.70%) IT Support
12 19 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.03%) Test Engineer
14 17 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 17 (2.86%) LAN Engineer
15 16 (2.69%) IT Analyst
15 16 (2.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.20%) JSON
2 18 (3.03%) REST
2 18 (3.03%) XML
3 15 (2.53%) 802.1X
4 13 (2.19%) Web Services
5 11 (1.85%) .NET
6 9 (1.52%) LAMP
7 8 (1.35%) Android SDK
8 7 (1.18%) HTML
9 6 (1.01%) OAuth
9 6 (1.01%) SAML
9 6 (1.01%) XMPP
10 5 (0.84%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.84%) jQuery
11 3 (0.51%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.51%) Google Maps API
11 3 (0.51%) Laravel
11 3 (0.51%) Material Design
12 2 (0.34%) Core Data
12 2 (0.34%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 17 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 16 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.53%) User Experience
6 13 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.68%) Device Driver
9 9 (1.52%) BYOD
9 9 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.52%) NHS
9 9 (1.52%) Social Media
10 8 (1.35%) CCTV
10 8 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.35%) Smart Home
11 6 (1.01%) Fintech
11 6 (1.01%) PMI
12 5 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 157 (26.43%) Windows
2 59 (9.93%) Linux
3 54 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 47 (7.91%) Windows Server
5 46 (7.74%) Android
6 37 (6.23%) Windows 7
7 29 (4.88%) Apple iOS
8 22 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
9 21 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.19%) Mac OS
11 12 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.67%) CentOS
14 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.67%) Unix
15 3 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (10.94%) Project Management
2 57 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (9.09%) ITIL
3 54 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 44 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 31 (5.22%) Service Management
7 28 (4.71%) Migration
8 24 (4.04%) High Availability
8 24 (4.04%) Network Management
9 23 (3.87%) Risk Management
10 20 (3.37%) Change Management
11 19 (3.20%) DevOps
11 19 (3.20%) Network Design
12 18 (3.03%) IT Strategy
12 18 (3.03%) ITSM
13 17 (2.86%) Analytics
13 17 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (2.86%) ERP
14 16 (2.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.40%) Python
2 36 (6.06%) C
3 27 (4.55%) SQL
4 21 (3.54%) Embedded C
4 21 (3.54%) PowerShell
5 20 (3.37%) Java
6 19 (3.20%) C++
6 19 (3.20%) Perl
7 10 (1.68%) Embedded C++
8 8 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.18%) C#
10 6 (1.01%) PHP
10 6 (1.01%) R
11 5 (0.84%) Delphi
12 4 (0.67%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.34%) ES6
15 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (13.97%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 51 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 48 (8.08%) Degree
5 41 (6.90%) CCNA
5 41 (6.90%) CCNP
6 27 (4.55%) CCIE
7 24 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.68%) APMP
8 10 (1.68%) PMP
9 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.52%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.18%) JNCIE
12 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.67%) MCSE
14 3 (0.51%) CWNA
14 3 (0.51%) ISEB
14 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.51%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.03%) SLA
2 14 (2.36%) QA
3 6 (1.01%) PMO
4 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.34%) GDPR
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.54%) Firmware
4 13 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.52%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
5 9 (1.52%) XenApp
6 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.84%) vSphere
8 4 (0.67%) iptables
8 4 (0.67%) Postfix
8 4 (0.67%) Samba
8 4 (0.67%) Squid
8 4 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.51%) Docker
9 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.17%) IAG
10 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.21%) SCCM
2 17 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (1.68%) Nagios
5 9 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.35%) Cacti
7 7 (1.18%) Puppet
7 7 (1.18%) SCOM
8 5 (0.84%) Ansible
8 5 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.67%) Nessus
9 4 (0.67%) Nmap
9 4 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.67%) WSUS
10 3 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.51%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 200 (33.67%) Cisco
2 113 (19.02%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.23%) CheckPoint
3 37 (6.23%) VMware
4 36 (6.06%) Juniper
5 35 (5.89%) HP
6 32 (5.39%) SolarWinds
7 29 (4.88%) Citrix
7 29 (4.88%) Palo Alto
8 24 (4.04%) F5
9 23 (3.87%) Meraki
10 17 (2.86%) Aruba
10 17 (2.86%) ServiceNow
11 16 (2.69%) Dell
11 16 (2.69%) Google
12 14 (2.36%) Samsung
13 13 (2.19%) SAP
14 12 (2.02%) Sigfox
15 10 (1.68%) Fortinet
16 9 (1.52%) Oracle