The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 April 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 65 69
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.07% 0.39% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 2.17% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £411 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 - £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £375 £290
% change year-on-year -6.00% +29.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.29% +13.88%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 148 138 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 19.71% 17.90% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 66 70
Median daily rate £411 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Milton Keynes

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
3 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Public Cloud
4 10 (62.50%) Logistics
4 10 (62.50%) Project Management
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 4 (25.00%) VoIP
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) CCNP
9 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
9 3 (18.75%) F5
10 2 (12.50%) Aruba
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 2 (12.50%) Change Control
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) MPLS
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (6.25%) ADSL
4 1 (6.25%) ATM
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) SDH
4 1 (6.25%) xDSL
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) IT Manager
2 5 (31.25%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
3 10 (62.50%) Logistics
3 10 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Aruba
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Altiris
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Riverbed