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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - 41 22
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.30% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.90% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £211 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% +17.50%
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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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 84 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.77% 19.35% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 55 10
Average daily rate £300 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.64% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £33.70 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense