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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 92 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 3.57% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.97% +60.00%
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
196 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.82% 14.06% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 72 47
Median daily rate £386 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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
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 3 May 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 -17 1 - - 1
Chester - 1 £375 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 13 (68.42%) VPN
1 13 (68.42%) Wireless
1 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (63.16%) Android
3 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (57.89%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (57.89%) AirWatch
4 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
4 9 (47.37%) Handset
5 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (21.05%) Local Government
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Change Control
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) C
9 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.53%) Service Management
10 2 (10.53%) ITIL
10 2 (10.53%) CCNP
10 2 (10.53%) CCNA
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
10 2 (10.53%) Network Security

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 13 (68.42%) VPN
1 13 (68.42%) Wireless
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Local Government
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (47.37%) Handset
3 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (5.26%) Telematics
6 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (63.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.26%) ITSM
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft