Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 76 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.56% 1.41% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 5.57% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Reading median daily rate £400 £115 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +247.83% -71.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £358 £113 £290
90th Percentile £650 £488 £425
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £407
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.70% +35.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +66.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +9.23%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 248 377 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.30% 25.32% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 165 205
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £211
90th Percentile £550 £525 £508
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 26
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +53.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% -37.39% +64.29%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Reading

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Reading

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Reading

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (45.00%) Android
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Mobile
3 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
3 9 (45.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) Samsung
4 7 (35.00%) Remediation Plan
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Coaching
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (20.00%) Huawei
7 4 (20.00%) PMO
7 4 (20.00%) WLAN
7 4 (20.00%) Publishing
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Social Media
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 3 (15.00%) LAN

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (50.00%) Office 365
3 9 (45.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) WLAN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (5.00%) DOCSIS
4 1 (5.00%) LTE
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VoLTE
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Director
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Transformation Director
3 1 (5.00%) Transformation Programme Director
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Android
2 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Coaching
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (35.00%) Remediation Plan
2 5 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Test Management
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PMO
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Samsung
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Huawei
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) F5