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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 4.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £163 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+21.66% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-45.71% +48.93%
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
61 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.84% 15.15% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 11
Median daily rate £400 £363 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +64.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £51.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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

Wi-Fi
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Communications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft