The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 44 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -1.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.05% 11.70% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
Average daily rate £320 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £49.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -55.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.97 £22.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £22.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Coventry region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Wi-Fi
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP