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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - 38 42
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.88% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.38% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £150 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £24.38 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+58.97% +132.14%
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
31 32 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.16% 9.41% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 40
Median daily rate £375 £350 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +38.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.68 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -38.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle