The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 143 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 15 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.71% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 6.05% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Median daily rate £450 £275 £224
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £300 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +75.92%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
537 446 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.67% 11.78% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 221 199
Median daily rate £389 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.38 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 North West

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 6 £450 +50.00% 4
Cheshire +4 4 £625 +127.27% 2
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 16 (61.54%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) WAN
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) Service Management
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) Network Design
9 4 (15.38%) VLAN
9 4 (15.38%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) SAN
9 4 (15.38%) MS Office
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (15.38%) ERP
9 4 (15.38%) DHCP
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) WAN
3 7 (26.92%) Firewall
4 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 6 (23.08%) Wireless
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 4 (15.38%) VLAN
7 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) PABX
9 1 (3.85%) BGP
9 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.85%) Network Security
9 1 (3.85%) OSPF
9 1 (3.85%) RS-232
9 1 (3.85%) RS-422
9 1 (3.85%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) CCTV
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.85%) Telematics
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Service Management
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) Network Design
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
4 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ACSA
3 1 (3.85%) ACSP
3 1 (3.85%) CCDP
3 1 (3.85%) CCIP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCDST
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Novell
6 1 (3.85%) Perforce
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Wyse
6 1 (3.85%) ZyXEL
Irlam / Bolton, North West
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