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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 1.88% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 9.39% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 1
Median daily rate £413 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £450 £359
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +109.15%

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
84 181 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.36% 20.04% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 110 82
Median daily rate £338 £473 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +38.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
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 £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +2 4 £400 +0.62% 1
Crewe - 1 £115 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 9 (60.00%) LAN
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Local Government
4 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (26.67%) BYOD
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) CCIE
6 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) CCNA
7 2 (13.33%) 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (6.67%) 802.11
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
General
1 5 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Principal Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cabling Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Domain Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (26.67%) BYOD
2 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) EPoS
4 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Mercator
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