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 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 62 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 2.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £328 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
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
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
139 161 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.59% 20.02% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 100 46
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £281 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.15 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
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 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 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware