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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 70 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% 0.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 4.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £278 £290
% change year-on-year
+31.53% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +24.56%
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
122 140 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.97% 18.84% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 60
Median daily rate £350 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £288 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £424 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +126.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £30.00 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) SAN

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless 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
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 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%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago