The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+60.54% +11.42%
Wi-Fi
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.95% 10.36% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 12
Average daily rate £418 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £17.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Bedfordshire region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire