Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 282 266
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 +29
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 102 99 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 3.12% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 72
South East median daily rate £375 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.61% +19.23%
10th Percentile £245 £135 £209
90th Percentile £638 £525 £549
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 14
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -49.30% +9.23%
10th Percentile £17.70 £14.50 £16.88
90th Percentile £43.75 £30.88 £134.25
England median hourly rate £32.75 £20.88 £21.53
% change year-on-year +56.89% -3.02% +10.38%

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 2935 3175 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.43% 18.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1814 1870
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £529 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -10 55 £400 -0.06% 6
Berkshire 0 28 £400 -11.11% 2
Hampshire +7 26 £350 -12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire -20 22 £410 +5.81% 3
Surrey -9 9 £350 -41.67%
Oxfordshire +8 6 £700 +508.70% 1
West Sussex -13 4 £173 -54.00%
Kent -13 2 £370 +184.62% 1
East Sussex - 2 £395 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 33 (32.35%) Windows
2 32 (31.37%) Cisco
3 30 (29.41%) LAN
4 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
4 29 (28.43%) Project Management
4 29 (28.43%) Telecoms
5 28 (27.45%) VPN
6 26 (25.49%) WAN
7 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
8 21 (20.59%) Office 365
9 20 (19.61%) Wireless
10 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (14.71%) VoIP
13 15 (14.71%) Firewall
14 14 (13.73%) ITIL
14 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
14 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
16 11 (10.78%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (10.78%) Samsung
16 11 (10.78%) Linux
16 11 (10.78%) HP
17 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
17 10 (9.80%) Android
17 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
17 10 (9.80%) Apple iOS
17 10 (9.80%) Mobile App
17 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune

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 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.59%) Office 365
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) LAN
2 28 (27.45%) VPN
3 26 (25.49%) WAN
4 20 (19.61%) Wireless
5 15 (14.71%) Firewall
5 15 (14.71%) VoIP
6 9 (8.82%) WLAN
7 7 (6.86%) DWDM
7 7 (6.86%) Ethernet
7 7 (6.86%) MPLS
7 7 (6.86%) SDH
8 6 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (5.88%) Network Security
9 5 (4.90%) LTE
10 4 (3.92%) 4G
10 4 (3.92%) BIG-IP
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.92%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.98%) MS Access
3 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Ant
1 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.98%) Gradle
1 1 (0.98%) Hudson
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (28.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Publishing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.78%) Network Engineer
3 10 (9.80%) Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Technical Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Cisco Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Programme Director
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Telecoms Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) COM+
2 1 (0.98%) CORBA
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) EJB
2 1 (0.98%) HTML
2 1 (0.98%) Java EE
2 1 (0.98%) JMS
2 1 (0.98%) SOAP
2 1 (0.98%) XML
2 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.92%) Internet of Things
2 4 (3.92%) NHS
2 4 (3.92%) PMI
2 4 (3.92%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.92%) Social Media
3 3 (2.94%) CMDB
3 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) BBC
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.98%) CCTV
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) EPoS
5 1 (0.98%) RIA
5 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.35%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.78%) Linux
4 10 (9.80%) Android
4 10 (9.80%) Apple iOS
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (6.86%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.98%) CentOS
11 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Project Management
2 17 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 14 (13.73%) ITIL
3 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.82%) Coaching
5 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 7 (6.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (6.86%) Remediation Plan
7 6 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (3.92%) Break/Fix
8 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.94%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (2.94%) Network Design
9 3 (2.94%) Network Management
9 3 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.94%) Test Management
9 3 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) Python
2 4 (3.92%) C
2 4 (3.92%) C++
3 3 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.98%) SQL
5 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.88%) PMP
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) CCIE
4 3 (2.94%) CCNP
4 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.96%) CCNA
5 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.98%) APMP
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.98%) CWNA
6 1 (0.98%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) PMO
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) IAG
3 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (7.84%) SCCM
3 3 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (0.98%) NetCrunch
5 1 (0.98%) SCOM
5 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Cisco
2 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.78%) HP
3 11 (10.78%) Samsung
4 7 (6.86%) F5
4 7 (6.86%) VMware
5 6 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.90%) Huawei
7 4 (3.92%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.92%) Symantec
8 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 3 (2.94%) Dell
8 3 (2.94%) Meraki
8 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.94%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.96%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.96%) Avaya
9 2 (1.96%) CA
9 2 (1.96%) Juniper