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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 64 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 3.49% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £235 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +13.28%
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
118 86 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.36% 12.08% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 74
Median daily rate £400 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) WLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Aruba
4 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) CCDA
4 3 (50.00%) CCDP
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Huawei
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix

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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCDA
3 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Meraki
2 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (50.00%) Aruba
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
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