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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 65 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.98% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 1.51% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
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
142 199 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.42% 21.17% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 93 73
Average daily rate £365 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £226 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +80.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 2014. 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
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) 3G
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) IIS

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
1 1 (11.11%) ISSAP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
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