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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 404 431
Rank change year-on-year +34 +27  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 213 227 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 3.10% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 130 113
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.00 £25.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.38% +62.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.36% +30.00%  

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 6060 7327 7289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.52% 14.75% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3746 4449 4027
Median daily rate £400 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 309 403
Median hourly rate £23.95 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +28 74 £381 +8.92% 16
South East +5 46 £404 +3.46% 7
South West +14 31 £215 -34.84% 7
East of England -18 17 £363 -9.37% 14
North West +35 16 £488 +30.00% 5
East Midlands +4 15 £300 -17.24% 2
Yorkshire +21 9 £375 +76.47% 3
West Midlands +7 8 £500 +58.73% 7
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 157 (32.78%) Cisco
2 132 (27.56%) Firewall
3 127 (26.51%) LAN
4 124 (25.89%) Microsoft
5 111 (23.17%) Windows
6 108 (22.55%) WAN
7 100 (20.88%) ITIL
8 88 (18.37%) Active Directory
9 87 (18.16%) Cisco Certification
10 74 (15.45%) Data Centre
11 73 (15.24%) Wireless
12 72 (15.03%) Project Management
13 70 (14.61%) PRINCE2
14 68 (14.20%) MS Excel
15 64 (13.36%) Telecoms
16 63 (13.15%) VPN
17 58 (12.11%) CheckPoint
18 54 (11.27%) MS Office
19 53 (11.06%) ITIL V3
20 52 (10.86%) Security Cleared
21 49 (10.23%) CCNP
22 48 (10.02%) VoIP
22 48 (10.02%) Management Information System
23 46 (9.60%) VMware
23 46 (9.60%) CCNA
23 46 (9.60%) MS Project
23 46 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
24 45 (9.39%) Network Security
24 45 (9.39%) Windows 7
24 45 (9.39%) Finance

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 21 (4.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.42%) Apache
7 2 (0.42%) CMS
7 2 (0.42%) Confluence
7 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Site Server
Applications
1 68 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.27%) MS Office
3 46 (9.60%) MS Project
4 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.80%) Office 365
3 20 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.67%) SaaS
5 5 (1.04%) G Suite
6 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.84%) PaaS
7 3 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (27.56%) Firewall
2 127 (26.51%) LAN
3 108 (22.55%) WAN
4 73 (15.24%) Wireless
5 63 (13.15%) VPN
6 48 (10.02%) VoIP
7 46 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
8 45 (9.39%) Network Security
9 44 (9.19%) Internet
10 42 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 39 (8.14%) LTE
12 36 (7.52%) DHCP
12 36 (7.52%) MPLS
12 36 (7.52%) TCP/IP
13 35 (7.31%) DNS
14 34 (7.10%) VoLTE
15 27 (5.64%) Ethernet
15 27 (5.64%) VLAN
16 26 (5.43%) OSPF
17 21 (4.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.88%) MySQL
3 4 (0.84%) Blockchain
3 4 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.63%) SQLite
5 2 (0.42%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.21%) GIS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.84%) JIRA
4 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.42%) Xcode
5 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (13.36%) Telecoms
2 45 (9.39%) Finance
3 31 (6.47%) Retail
4 12 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.09%) Marketing
6 8 (1.67%) Electronics
7 7 (1.46%) Local Government
8 5 (1.04%) Back Office
9 4 (0.84%) Automotive
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (21.92%) Network Engineer
2 81 (16.91%) Project Manager
3 50 (10.44%) Architect
4 47 (9.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 45 (9.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 34 (7.10%) Voice Project Manager
7 28 (5.85%) Analyst
7 28 (5.85%) Support Engineer
8 20 (4.18%) IT Support
9 19 (3.97%) Network Architect
9 19 (3.97%) Network Manager
10 18 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (3.55%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (2.92%) Desktop Support
13 14 (2.92%) Firewall Engineer
13 14 (2.92%) Security Engineer
14 13 (2.71%) Developer
14 13 (2.71%) IT Manager
14 13 (2.71%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.71%) Web Services
2 11 (2.30%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.46%) Middleware
3 7 (1.46%) SOAP
4 6 (1.25%) REST
5 4 (0.84%) .NET
5 4 (0.84%) J2EE
5 4 (0.84%) LAMP
5 4 (0.84%) XML
6 3 (0.63%) JSON
6 3 (0.63%) Node.js
6 3 (0.63%) OAuth
6 3 (0.63%) SAML
6 3 (0.63%) WCF
6 3 (0.63%) WPF
7 2 (0.42%) Material Design
8 1 (0.21%) CORBA
8 1 (0.21%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.21%) Itk
8 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 48 (10.02%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.22%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.30%) NHS
6 10 (2.09%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.09%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.88%) Internet of Things
8 8 (1.67%) BYOD
8 8 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.46%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.04%) CCTV
10 5 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (23.17%) Windows
2 45 (9.39%) Windows 7
3 41 (8.56%) Windows Server
4 36 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.68%) Linux
5 32 (6.68%) Windows 10
6 29 (6.05%) Android
7 22 (4.59%) Apple iOS
8 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.51%) Unix
11 11 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.46%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (1.25%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.84%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.42%) CentOS
15 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.88%) ITIL
2 72 (15.03%) Project Management
3 70 (14.61%) PRINCE2
4 53 (11.06%) ITIL V3
5 43 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (6.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (6.05%) Migration
7 29 (6.05%) Service Management
8 24 (5.01%) Network Architecture
9 21 (4.38%) Network Design
9 21 (4.38%) Validation
10 20 (4.18%) High Availability
10 20 (4.18%) TOGAF
11 18 (3.76%) Software Engineering
12 16 (3.34%) Change Management
12 16 (3.34%) Service Design
12 16 (3.34%) Time Management
13 15 (3.13%) Risk Management
14 13 (2.71%) Load Balancing
14 13 (2.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.59%) C
2 16 (3.34%) SQL
3 15 (3.13%) Python
4 12 (2.51%) Perl
5 11 (2.30%) C++
6 7 (1.46%) Java
6 7 (1.46%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.25%) C#
7 6 (1.25%) Embedded C
7 6 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.04%) PHP
8 5 (1.04%) Ruby
9 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.84%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.42%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.42%) VBScript
12 1 (0.21%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 87 (18.16%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (10.86%) Security Cleared
3 49 (10.23%) CCNP
4 46 (9.60%) CCNA
5 43 (8.98%) SC Cleared
6 31 (6.47%) Degree
7 18 (3.76%) CCIE
8 15 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (2.71%) JNCIA
10 12 (2.51%) MCSE
11 10 (2.09%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.88%) MCP
12 9 (1.88%) MCSA
12 9 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.25%) ACHDS
13 6 (1.25%) ACTC
13 6 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (1.25%) MCDST
13 6 (1.25%) MCSM
13 6 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.71%) SLA
2 5 (1.04%) QA
3 4 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.63%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.21%) MISRA
6 1 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 88 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.88%) Docker
3 9 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.88%) XenApp
4 7 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.04%) Firmware
7 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.42%) NFS
8 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) IAG
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (3.97%) SCCM
2 12 (2.51%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.25%) Ansible
5 5 (1.04%) Terraform
6 4 (0.84%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.84%) Mesos
6 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.42%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.42%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.42%) Puppet
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.21%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 157 (32.78%) Cisco
2 124 (25.89%) Microsoft
3 58 (12.11%) CheckPoint
4 46 (9.60%) VMware
5 36 (7.52%) Juniper
5 36 (7.52%) Remedy
6 35 (7.31%) Ericsson
7 34 (7.10%) F5
8 29 (6.05%) Aruba
9 26 (5.43%) Citrix
10 25 (5.22%) Meraki
11 22 (4.59%) Apple
11 22 (4.59%) HP
12 20 (4.18%) Google
13 19 (3.97%) Palo Alto
14 16 (3.34%) BT
15 14 (2.92%) EMC
16 12 (2.51%) SolarWinds
17 8 (1.67%) Blue Coat
17 8 (1.67%) Fortinet
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