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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 65 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £140 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £26.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +29.62%
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
95 114 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.49% 17.30% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 63
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 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%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) WLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Aruba
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (50.00%) Huawei
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) CCDA
4 3 (50.00%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN

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%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Junos
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDA
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Aruba
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (66.67%) Meraki
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Huawei
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft