The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / Midlands
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 3.05% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £440 £363
% change year-on-year
-23.29% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +125.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.47% 14.50% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Median daily rate £410 £625 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.40% +184.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £367 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £650 £272
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Wi-Fi
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support
2 2 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Project Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint