The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 65 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% 1.04% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £175
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £29.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.13% +55.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 65 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.32% 13.51% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 48
Average daily rate £400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +82.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £46.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Wi-Fi
South West

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Bristol region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Bristol region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Wi-Fi
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) WAP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) FWSM
1 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort