Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 274 293
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 105 86 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 3.14% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 59
South East median daily rate £414 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% -3.85% +31.65%
10th Percentile £171 £206 £261
90th Percentile £554 £460 £550
England median daily rate £388 £363 £390
% change year-on-year +6.90% -7.05% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £21.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% -45.38% +11.11%
10th Percentile £16.10 £15.24 £18.43
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -52.88% +68.42%

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 2,582 2,735 3,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.03% 17.03% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,351 1,509 2,116
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £221
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 177 215
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -10.11%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -25.20% +21.95%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +1 57 £450 +10.57% 7
Berkshire -6 32 £425 +17.24% 4
Surrey -12 21 £395 +12.86% 8
Hampshire -21 19 £413 +13.79% 12
Buckinghamshire +7 13 £488 +18.61% 2
Oxfordshire +2 12 £450 +111.76% 1
West Sussex - 3 £525 - 3
Kent +5 2 £218 +35.94% 2
East Sussex +3 2 £388 -1.90% 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 49 (46.67%) LAN
1 49 (46.67%) WAN
2 47 (44.76%) Cisco
3 32 (30.48%) Firewall
3 32 (30.48%) Wireless
4 26 (24.76%) Windows
5 24 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (21.90%) VPN
7 20 (19.05%) Finance
7 20 (19.05%) Palo Alto
8 19 (18.10%) CCNP
8 19 (18.10%) CheckPoint
8 19 (18.10%) Aruba
9 18 (17.14%) ITIL
9 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
10 17 (16.19%) Network Security
11 16 (15.24%) Internet
12 14 (13.33%) MPLS
12 14 (13.33%) Juniper
12 14 (13.33%) DNS
12 14 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (11.43%) Qualys
13 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 12 (11.43%) IPsec
13 12 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (10.48%) SSL
14 11 (10.48%) Linux
14 11 (10.48%) C++
15 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.67%) Office 365
3 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.95%) G Suite
6 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (46.67%) LAN
1 49 (46.67%) WAN
2 32 (30.48%) Firewall
2 32 (30.48%) Wireless
3 23 (21.90%) VPN
4 17 (16.19%) Network Security
5 16 (15.24%) Internet
6 14 (13.33%) DNS
6 14 (13.33%) MPLS
7 12 (11.43%) IPsec
8 11 (10.48%) SSL
9 9 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (8.57%) VoIP
10 8 (7.62%) LTE
11 7 (6.67%) Bluetooth
12 6 (5.71%) 5G
12 6 (5.71%) DHCP
12 6 (5.71%) Ethernet
13 5 (4.76%) 4G
13 5 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) SQLite
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.81%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.90%) GDB
3 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Games
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 3 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Network Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Network Security Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Security Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.48%) Wireless Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Architect
5 10 (9.52%) Consultant
6 8 (7.62%) Network Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Network Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) Qt
1 2 (1.90%) Yocto
2 1 (0.95%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.95%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.81%) Social Media
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) BYOD
6 2 (1.90%) CCTV
6 2 (1.90%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.90%) iPhone
6 2 (1.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 8 (7.62%) Android
3 8 (7.62%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.71%) Unix
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.76%) VxWorks
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.90%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) ITIL
2 14 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.67%) ITSM
6 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.71%) Computer Security
7 6 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.71%) Migration
7 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.71%) Service Management
7 6 (5.71%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) C++
2 9 (8.57%) C
3 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (2.86%) Embedded C++
5 2 (1.90%) SQL
6 1 (0.95%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (18.10%) CCNP
3 8 (7.62%) CCIE
3 8 (7.62%) CCNA
4 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) Degree
7 3 (2.86%) MCSE
8 2 (1.90%) CCDE
8 2 (1.90%) CCDP
8 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.95%) APMP
9 1 (0.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.95%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (0.95%) CWDP
9 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Firmware
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) SCCM
2 4 (3.81%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.81%) QRadar
3 3 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.95%) NetCrunch
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 47 (44.76%) Cisco
2 20 (19.05%) Palo Alto
3 19 (18.10%) Aruba
3 19 (18.10%) CheckPoint
4 14 (13.33%) Juniper
5 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.43%) Qualys
6 9 (8.57%) Meraki
7 7 (6.67%) HP
7 7 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
7 7 (6.67%) VMware
8 5 (4.76%) Brocade
8 5 (4.76%) Samsung
9 4 (3.81%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (3.81%) Riverbed
9 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.86%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (2.86%) Citrix
11 2 (1.90%) Equitrac
11 2 (1.90%) ProCurve