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 3 months to 28 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 223 199
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 29 46 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 2.63% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 23
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £229 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £625 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £290
% change year-on-year -6.66% +29.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -46.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £19.50 £36.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% -46.47%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1327 1746 1780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.17% 19.45% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2197 2750 2349
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 317 356
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.46 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 8 £363 - 6
Buckinghamshire -19 8 £411 +17.42%
Surrey +5 5 £325 -33.84%
Hampshire +2 5 £369 -13.23% 1
Kent - 1 £370 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 25 (33.33%) Project Management
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
1 25 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 20 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (25.33%) Cisco
4 18 (24.00%) LAN
4 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
5 16 (21.33%) Firewall
6 15 (20.00%) Wireless
7 13 (17.33%) WAN
8 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (14.67%) VPN
9 11 (14.67%) Remedy
9 11 (14.67%) LTE
9 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (13.33%) Public Cloud
10 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
10 10 (13.33%) VoLTE
10 10 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 10 (13.33%) Logistics
10 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (13.33%) Ericsson
10 10 (13.33%) Windows
11 9 (12.00%) Finance
12 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
12 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (9.33%) HP

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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Simulink
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) LAN
2 16 (21.33%) Firewall
3 15 (20.00%) Wireless
4 13 (17.33%) WAN
5 11 (14.67%) LTE
5 11 (14.67%) VPN
6 10 (13.33%) VoLTE
7 7 (9.33%) Bluetooth
7 7 (9.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (9.33%) MPLS
7 7 (9.33%) Network Security
7 7 (9.33%) VoIP
8 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.33%) MGW
11 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
11 3 (4.00%) VLAN
12 2 (2.67%) DNS
12 2 (2.67%) Internet
12 2 (2.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.00%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Project Manager
2 15 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Voice Project Manager
4 7 (9.33%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Architect
5 5 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Network Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Core Network Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Developer
7 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) IT Support
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.33%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.33%) CORBA
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) ODBC
2 1 (1.33%) REST
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 10 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.00%) CCTV
2 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) EPoS
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
1 25 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 25 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL V3
2 10 (13.33%) Logistics
3 5 (6.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.00%) Change Control
5 3 (4.00%) Coaching
5 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.67%) DevOps
6 2 (2.67%) Fault Management
6 2 (2.67%) High Availability
6 2 (2.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) Python
2 3 (4.00%) C
2 3 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) Ruby
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) CCNP
6 3 (4.00%) CCNA
7 2 (2.67%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) APMP
8 1 (1.33%) CCIE
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.33%) Cisco
3 11 (14.67%) Remedy
4 10 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 7 (9.33%) HP
6 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (6.67%) Juniper
8 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.00%) Brocade
8 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.67%) BT
9 2 (2.67%) F5
9 2 (2.67%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) Meraki
9 2 (2.67%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.33%) Avaya
10 1 (1.33%) Citrix
10 1 (1.33%) VMware
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