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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 25 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.05% 1.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +13.28%
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
15 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.89% 13.33% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £475 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
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%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco