The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 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)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 51 49
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% 1.28% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 10.00% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Median daily rate - - £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £365 £290
% change year-on-year -5.82% +25.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.22%  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 60 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.91% 12.77% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 75
Median daily rate £450 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £34.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.65% +61.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Essex

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Essex

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Brentwood -1 1 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) STB
2 1 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Redmine
1 1 (16.67%) Trac
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Product Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) RF Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) RF Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (16.67%) VMware