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 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.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 207 203
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 46 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 2.95% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 35
Median daily rate £404 £390 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% +34.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £324 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 11
Median hourly rate £19.93 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.11% +18.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £40.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.99 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +29.23%  

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 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +25 16 £213 -52.77% 2
Hampshire +1 10 £405 +9.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £415 +6.41% 1
Surrey +3 4 £388 -38.00% 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £213 -
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Kent - 2 £150 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

1 54 (55.10%) PRINCE2
2 53 (54.08%) ITIL
3 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
4 47 (47.96%) Project Management
5 43 (43.88%) Telecoms
6 41 (41.84%) MS Project
7 39 (39.80%) MS Excel
8 38 (38.78%) LTE
8 38 (38.78%) ITIL V3
9 36 (36.73%) Management Information System
10 35 (35.71%) Remedy
11 34 (34.69%) Ericsson
11 34 (34.69%) VoLTE
12 24 (24.49%) Cisco
13 23 (23.47%) Firewall
14 22 (22.45%) LAN
15 16 (16.33%) WAN
16 15 (15.31%) Wireless
16 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
16 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
17 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
18 12 (12.24%) CheckPoint
18 12 (12.24%) VoIP
18 12 (12.24%) MS Office
18 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (10.20%) MPLS
20 9 (9.18%) VPN
20 9 (9.18%) CCNP
20 9 (9.18%) Aruba

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 2 (2.04%) Apache
1 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (41.84%) MS Project
2 39 (39.80%) MS Excel
3 12 (12.24%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.02%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.78%) LTE
2 34 (34.69%) VoLTE
3 23 (23.47%) Firewall
4 22 (22.45%) LAN
5 16 (16.33%) WAN
6 15 (15.31%) Wireless
7 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (12.24%) VoIP
8 10 (10.20%) MPLS
9 9 (9.18%) VPN
10 8 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (8.16%) Ethernet
11 6 (6.12%) 3G
11 6 (6.12%) Network Security
11 6 (6.12%) OSPF
12 5 (5.10%) BGP
12 5 (5.10%) DHCP
12 5 (5.10%) DNS
12 5 (5.10%) IPsec
12 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (43.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.02%) French Language
4 1 (1.02%) German Language
4 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (51.02%) Project Manager
2 34 (34.69%) Voice Project Manager
3 15 (15.31%) Network Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Network Manager
5 11 (11.22%) Network Project Manager
6 10 (10.20%) Core Network Project Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Network Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Messaging Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Network Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) J2EE
1 2 (2.04%) SOAP
2 1 (1.02%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.02%) CORBA
2 1 (1.02%) Middleware
2 1 (1.02%) REST
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.73%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) PMI
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) PKI
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) CCTV
7 1 (1.02%) CMDB
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.02%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Unix
2 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.06%) Android
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.10%) PRINCE2
2 53 (54.08%) ITIL
3 47 (47.96%) Project Management
4 38 (38.78%) ITIL V3
5 7 (7.14%) Logistics
5 7 (7.14%) Network Design
6 5 (5.10%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.06%) Migration
7 3 (3.06%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.04%) Change Control
8 2 (2.04%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (2.04%) DevOps
8 2 (2.04%) Information Management
8 2 (2.04%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.04%) Operations Management
8 2 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.04%) Time Management
8 2 (2.04%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.04%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) C
1 2 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (1.02%) C++
2 1 (1.02%) Java
2 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.02%) Perl
2 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) SC Cleared
1 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.18%) CCNP
4 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.08%) Degree
6 4 (4.08%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.06%) CCIE
8 2 (2.04%) CCNA
8 2 (2.04%) CCSE
8 2 (2.04%) CCSP
8 2 (2.04%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.02%) APMP
9 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.02%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.02%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.71%) Remedy
3 34 (34.69%) Ericsson
4 24 (24.49%) Cisco
5 12 (12.24%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.18%) Aruba
7 8 (8.16%) F5
7 8 (8.16%) Juniper
7 8 (8.16%) Palo Alto
8 6 (6.12%) HP
9 5 (5.10%) Samsung
10 2 (2.04%) Altiris
10 2 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.04%) Brocade
10 2 (2.04%) BT
10 2 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (2.04%) IBM
10 2 (2.04%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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