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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 44 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 14 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.12% 1.29% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 4.28% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £381 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £41.00 £25.85
% change year-on-year -29.26% +58.60%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 142 304 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.55% 30.16% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 162 83
Median daily rate £450 £380 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +15.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Reading

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 36 (87.80%) MS Excel
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 35 (85.37%) Telecoms
3 34 (82.93%) Management Information System
3 34 (82.93%) Project Management
3 34 (82.93%) Remedy
3 34 (82.93%) Ericsson
3 34 (82.93%) MS Project
3 34 (82.93%) ITIL
3 34 (82.93%) PRINCE2
3 34 (82.93%) LTE
3 34 (82.93%) ITIL V3
3 34 (82.93%) VoLTE
4 5 (12.20%) MGW
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Windows
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.88%) Office 365
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (4.88%) Retail
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Samsung

Wi-Fi
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 36 (87.80%) MS Excel
2 34 (82.93%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) LTE
1 34 (82.93%) VoLTE
2 5 (12.20%) MGW
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) Broadband
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.44%) DECT
5 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.44%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) OSPF
5 1 (2.44%) SMS
5 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
General
1 35 (85.37%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Project Manager
2 34 (82.93%) Voice Project Manager
3 10 (24.39%) Core Network Project Manager
3 10 (24.39%) Network Manager
3 10 (24.39%) Network Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Cabling Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Core Network Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 34 (82.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) CCTV
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
1 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) ITIL
1 34 (82.93%) ITIL V3
1 34 (82.93%) PRINCE2
1 34 (82.93%) Project Management
2 1 (2.44%) Coaching
2 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
2 1 (2.44%) Service Design
2 1 (2.44%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CCNA
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (82.93%) Ericsson
2 34 (82.93%) Remedy
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Samsung
4 1 (2.44%) Aruba
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.44%) Nokia
4 1 (2.44%) VMware