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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 61 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £328 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.63 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +60.00%
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

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
133 155 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.27% 18.72% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 98 41
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago