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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 0.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 3.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-42.28% +93.02%

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
106 82 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.67% 12.89% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 41 39
Median daily rate £313 £370 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) AirMagnet
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) CA

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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) 802.11
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) DSL
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCDA
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) AirMagnet
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft