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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 45 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.73% - 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% - 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£240 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.90 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +36.21%
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
69 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.75% 13.33% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 21
Average daily rate £320 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £310 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -36.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014. 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
Chorley - - - -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
2 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 11 (78.57%) 3G
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
3 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 7 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (42.86%) SMS
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) XenApp
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Smartcard
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) VoIP
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco
9 2 (14.29%) CCNA
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (7.14%) CA
10 1 (7.14%) MS Project
10 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
10 1 (7.14%) Linux
10 1 (7.14%) Migration

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
1 11 (78.57%) 3G
2 6 (42.86%) SMS
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
General
1 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Desktop Support
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) NetIQ