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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 19 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.77% 2.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £405 £353
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +14.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +35.80%
Wi-Fi
England

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
13 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.00% 10.53% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £650 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +57.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Project Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint