The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 3.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £440 £363
% change year-on-year
-26.13% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +128.57%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.43% 16.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 49
Median daily rate £313 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) PPP
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) CCDA
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) PPP
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCDA
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) AirMagnet
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft