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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 33 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.40% 1.34% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 9.26% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £625 £155 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+303.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £359
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +109.15%

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
34 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.60% 14.52% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 16
Median daily rate £525 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Fleetwood - 5 £638 -
Blackburn - 1 £115 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 20 (86.96%) WAN
3 17 (73.91%) ITIL
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (65.22%) TOGAF
4 15 (65.22%) ITIL V3
5 14 (60.87%) CCIE
6 13 (56.52%) Network Architecture
7 11 (47.83%) CCNP
7 11 (47.83%) Cisco
8 10 (43.48%) VoIP
8 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
9 9 (39.13%) Degree
9 9 (39.13%) Internet
10 8 (34.78%) CCNA
10 8 (34.78%) Service Management
10 8 (34.78%) Network Design
11 7 (30.43%) Network Security
12 6 (26.09%) Translating Business Requirements
13 5 (21.74%) BCP
14 4 (17.39%) Broadband
15 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
16 2 (8.70%) NHS
17 1 (4.35%) Oracle
17 1 (4.35%) Retail
17 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
17 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
17 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
17 1 (4.35%) Wireless
17 1 (4.35%) Back Office

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 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 20 (86.96%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) VoIP
4 9 (39.13%) Internet
5 7 (30.43%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) Broadband
7 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Architect
2 13 (56.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Network Architect
4 4 (17.39%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Manager
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 15 (65.22%) ITIL V3
2 15 (65.22%) TOGAF
3 13 (56.52%) Network Architecture
4 8 (34.78%) Network Design
4 8 (34.78%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (21.74%) BCP
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) CCIE
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Capita
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle