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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 54 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.41% 1.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 9.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £373 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +29.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.01%
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
68 71 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.93% 17.75% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 3
Average daily rate £400 £280 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.86% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Preston - 1 £150 - 1
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
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