Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 76 89
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 2.81% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Essex median daily rate £425 - £260
East of England median daily rate £325 £318 £370
% change year-on-year +2.36% -14.19% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £43.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year - +85.83% +59.44%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 135 178 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.02% 20.53% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 124 99
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £166 £213 £260
90th Percentile £595 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 16
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.70 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.08% +11.04% +6.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £18.86 £21.00
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.95 £47.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Brentwood -16 2 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Web Usability
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Redmine
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Trac
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) C

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) GPRS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Redmine
1 1 (25.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Product Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds