The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 81 63
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -18
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 0.10% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 0.52% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £40.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-49.69% +126.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 194 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.40% 20.31% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 114 76
Median daily rate £338 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 1 £475 +26.66%
Crewe - 1 £115 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 5 (35.71%) Local Government
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (28.57%) BYOD
5 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (21.43%) CCIE
6 3 (21.43%) ERP
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (7.14%) 802.11
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
General
1 5 (35.71%) Local Government
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Principal Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cabling Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Domain Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) BYOD
1 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Mercator