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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 39 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% - 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.03% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £21.50 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+89.53% -7.32%
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
42 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.00% 14.71% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 11
Average daily rate £420 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £417 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Google Apps

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Google