The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.24% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.93% 8.38% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Average daily rate £325 £220 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £360 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £51.67 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Merseyside region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Merseyside region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Wi-Fi
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCDP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCDP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Aruba