The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.92%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.35% 21.65% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 13
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £33.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £17.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Wi-Fi
East of England

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
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

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - - 2
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SecurID
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) PC Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) VMware