Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 September 2019 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 52 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.66% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 4.00% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Kent median daily rate £475 £219 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.14% -40.88% +184.62%
10th Percentile £451 £202 £360
90th Percentile £499 £251 £380
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 50 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.49% 11.44% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 25 72
Kent median daily rate £400 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -11.56% +13.08%
10th Percentile £219 £174 £152
90th Percentile £538 £458 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Kent median hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.00% -2.69% -15.54%
10th Percentile £15.60 £20.00 £22.78
90th Percentile £47.25 £30.00 £77.49
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +52.17% +27.78% -28.00%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Kent

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Aruba
1 2 (66.67%) SAP