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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.37% 0.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-54.81% +93.02%

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
48 58 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.97% 13.43% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 11
Median daily rate £525 £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £477 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) WAN
3 15 (71.43%) ITIL
3 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 15 (71.43%) ITIL V3
4 14 (66.67%) CCIE
5 13 (61.90%) Network Architecture
6 11 (52.38%) CCNP
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco
7 10 (47.62%) VoIP
7 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
8 9 (42.86%) Internet
8 9 (42.86%) Degree
9 8 (38.10%) CCNA
10 7 (33.33%) Service Management
10 7 (33.33%) Network Design
10 7 (33.33%) Network Security
11 6 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (23.81%) BCP
13 4 (19.05%) Broadband
14 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
15 2 (9.52%) NHS
16 1 (4.76%) Retail
16 1 (4.76%) Capita
16 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
16 1 (4.76%) Back Office
16 1 (4.76%) Migration
16 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
16 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence

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 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 18 (85.71%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) VoIP
4 9 (42.86%) Internet
5 7 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Broadband
7 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Architect
2 13 (61.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (38.10%) Network Architect
4 4 (19.05%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Manager
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Cabling Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL V3
1 15 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 13 (61.90%) Network Architecture
3 7 (33.33%) Network Design
3 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (23.81%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCIE
3 11 (52.38%) CCNP
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Capita