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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 76 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 2.52% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £700 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £278 £290
% change year-on-year
+31.53% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +77.50%
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
147 119 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.72% 12.02% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 60 54
Median daily rate £401 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +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
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 1 July 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 - 2 £700 - 1
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) Telematics
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) ZyXEL
3 1 (20.00%) WAP

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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Telematics
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) ZyXEL