The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+115.18% -12.22%
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.58% 5.41% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 11
Average daily rate £313 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.15 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Lancashire region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool - 2 - -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco