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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 130 147 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 21 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 3.59% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 8
Median daily rate £365 £208 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.90% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £146 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £313 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £305 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%
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
520 529 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.11% 12.50% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 289 246
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 51
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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 +1 10 £425 +91.01% 3
Cheshire +12 4 £700 +154.54% 1
Lancashire +14 2 £200 +33.33% 3
Merseyside +3 2 £186 +37.96% 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (61.11%) LAN
2 21 (58.33%) WAN
3 16 (44.44%) ITIL
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) Cisco
6 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) Firewall
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.22%) Citrix
9 8 (22.22%) VoIP
9 8 (22.22%) Service Management
9 8 (22.22%) Wireless
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) SAN
10 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
10 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
11 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.67%) MS Office
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) ITSM
11 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
12 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.89%) DNS
12 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
12 5 (13.89%) Network Design

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 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) LAN
2 21 (58.33%) WAN
3 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 8 (22.22%) VoIP
4 8 (22.22%) Wireless
5 7 (19.44%) SAN
6 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.89%) DNS
7 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
8 4 (11.11%) DHCP
8 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 4 (11.11%) VLAN
9 3 (8.33%) Internet
9 3 (8.33%) NAS
9 3 (8.33%) PBX
9 3 (8.33%) VPN
10 2 (5.56%) MPLS
10 2 (5.56%) PABX
11 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (2.78%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.33%) Local Government
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Network Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.33%) BYOD
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) CCTV
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Service Management
3 6 (16.67%) ITSM
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Network Design
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) ERP
5 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ACSA
4 1 (2.78%) ACSP
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
4 1 (2.78%) CCIP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) HNC
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCDST
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.33%) Apple
7 3 (8.33%) Avaya
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) Google
9 1 (2.78%) Aruba
9 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) Novell
9 1 (2.78%) Perforce
9 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.78%) Wyse
9 1 (2.78%) ZyXEL
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