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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 42 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.72% 0.23% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 2.17% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £198 - £211
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 - £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £224
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +60.00%
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
49 46 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.81% 10.48% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 58
Median daily rate £338 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -34.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Preston - 3 £198 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless

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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle