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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 50 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 1.78% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 9.94% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 2
Median daily rate £550 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £414 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £550 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £414 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.40% +18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £26.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +29.62%
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
92 181 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.35% 17.90% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 129 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £16.01 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 4 £650 +23.80%
Chester +2 3 £258 -35.22%
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Local Government
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) BYOD
6 1 (7.69%) Mercator
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Network Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Principal Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Domain Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) BYOD
2 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Mercator