Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2018 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 269 282
Rank change year-on-year -26 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 93 100 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 3.46% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 60
South East median daily rate £344 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.76% +1.61%
10th Percentile £85 £240 £135
90th Percentile £526 £638 £525
England median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 8
South East median hourly rate £22.15 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.74% +11.11% -48.57%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.70 £14.50
90th Percentile £36.40 £43.75 £30.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £32.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -41.98% +52.33% -0.12%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,766 2,893 3,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.61% 17.30% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,478 1,571 1,762
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £209 £185 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 154 206
South East median hourly rate £24.21 £17.49 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -30.04% +10.30%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £49.78 £46.12 £49.11
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.67
% change year-on-year +6.95% -17.50% +10.57%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the South East

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Thames Valley -4 37 £350 -12.50% 15
Berkshire -5 26 £363 -9.38% 7
Surrey -1 23 £100 -71.43% 7
Hampshire -26 21 £400 +14.29% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £250 -39.02% 5
West Sussex -4 7 £353 +104.35% 6
Oxfordshire +14 4 - - 3
East Sussex -5 3 £475 +20.25% 1
Middlesex +10 1 £140 -
Kent +3 1 £238 -35.81% 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 39 (41.94%) Cisco
2 32 (34.41%) LAN
3 28 (30.11%) Firewall
4 27 (29.03%) Wireless
5 22 (23.66%) WAN
5 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (22.58%) Windows
7 18 (19.35%) ITIL
8 16 (17.20%) CCNP
9 15 (16.13%) VPN
9 15 (16.13%) Juniper
10 14 (15.05%) Project Management
10 14 (15.05%) Network Security
11 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
11 13 (13.98%) DNS
11 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.98%) Palo Alto
12 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
13 11 (11.83%) Finance
13 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
13 11 (11.83%) LTE
13 11 (11.83%) Aruba
14 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
14 10 (10.75%) Network Management
14 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
14 10 (10.75%) Internet
14 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
14 10 (10.75%) Linux
14 10 (10.75%) VMware

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) LAN
2 28 (30.11%) Firewall
3 27 (29.03%) Wireless
4 22 (23.66%) WAN
5 15 (16.13%) VPN
6 14 (15.05%) Network Security
7 13 (13.98%) DNS
8 11 (11.83%) LTE
9 10 (10.75%) Internet
10 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (9.68%) MPLS
11 7 (7.53%) Bluetooth
11 7 (7.53%) DHCP
11 7 (7.53%) SSL
11 7 (7.53%) VoLTE
12 6 (6.45%) Broadband
12 6 (6.45%) IPsec
12 6 (6.45%) VoIP
13 5 (5.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.83%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Automotive
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) IT Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.68%) IT Support
6 8 (8.60%) Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.45%) Network Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Voice Project Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Field Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.15%) LDAP
2 2 (2.15%) Yocto
3 1 (1.08%) COM+
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
1 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) e-Learning
2 3 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.15%) BYOD
3 2 (2.15%) Digital Signage
3 2 (2.15%) iPad
3 2 (2.15%) iPhone
4 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.08%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.08%) Fintech
4 1 (1.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.08%) PMI
4 1 (1.08%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.08%) Social Media
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
3 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.45%) Android
5 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.30%) Unix
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.23%) VxWorks
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Project Management
3 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.75%) Network Management
4 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.68%) Workshop Facilitation
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.38%) Security Architecture
9 4 (4.30%) Change Management
9 4 (4.30%) Computer Security
9 4 (4.30%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Migration
9 4 (4.30%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) C
2 5 (5.38%) C++
3 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) SQL
5 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.20%) CCNP
3 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.68%) CCNA
4 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) CCIE
5 6 (6.45%) MCSE
5 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.38%) CCDE
6 5 (5.38%) Postgraduate
7 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.08%) ACSA
8 1 (1.08%) ACSP
8 1 (1.08%) CCIE Wireless
8 1 (1.08%) CWDP
8 1 (1.08%) CWSP
8 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) COBIT
1 2 (2.15%) GDPR
1 2 (2.15%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.08%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.15%) QRadar
3 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) NetCrunch
3 1 (1.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Cisco
2 15 (16.13%) Juniper
3 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
3 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) Palo Alto
4 11 (11.83%) Aruba
5 10 (10.75%) VMware
6 6 (6.45%) Qualys
6 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.38%) Ericsson
7 5 (5.38%) F5
7 5 (5.38%) HP
7 5 (5.38%) Meraki
7 5 (5.38%) Remedy
8 4 (4.30%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.23%) Virgin Media
10 2 (2.15%) EqualLogic
10 2 (2.15%) Samsung