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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 4.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 23.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £156 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £23.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+43.15% +75.92%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 67 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.29% 17.14% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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