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 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 77 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.090% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 3.40% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £373 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +29.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.01%
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
127 147 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.45% 17.88% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 66
Average daily rate £413 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 22
Average hourly rate £17.33 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £16.79 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £40.57
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 Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 1 £275 - 1
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) PDM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Telematics
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Telematics
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) PDM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle