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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 63 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 2.80% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £625 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -42.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +75.92%
Wi-Fi
North West

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
130 107 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.67% 11.40% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 58 62
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 13
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 2 £700 - 2
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) Telematics
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Telematics
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL