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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.95% 0.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +53.19%
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
37 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.71% 12.70% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £187 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 2 £475 -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
2 1 (33.33%) 5G
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (33.33%) WMI
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) CCENT
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 5G
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) ICMP
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCENT
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Progress