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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 37 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 0.76% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 6.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +60.00%
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
29 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.79% 11.68% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 13
Median daily rate £300 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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 5 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 - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Progress