The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £373 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +29.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.01%
Wi-Fi
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 97 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.96% 11.40% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 32
Average daily rate £425 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -42.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £14.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) FWSM
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) CA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (28.57%) FWSM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki