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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+51.00% +33.33%
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
87 65 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.81% 11.38% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 34
Average daily rate £325 £240 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -29.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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