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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 153 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.92% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 7.08% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Median daily rate £388 £220 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.13% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £150 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £300 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £278 £290
% change year-on-year
+31.53% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +24.56%
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
576 480 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.36% 13.00% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 242 187
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -21 4 £400 +79.77% 5
Cheshire -7 2 £700 +154.54% 3
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Wireless
5 5 (23.81%) Network Design
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 3 (14.29%) ITSM
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 3 (14.29%) VoIP
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) Middleware
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 2 (9.52%) EMC
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel

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 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) PABX
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) 4G
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) PPP
7 1 (4.76%) RS-232
7 1 (4.76%) RS-422
7 1 (4.76%) RS-485
7 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Network Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.76%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Network Design
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
1 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ACSA
2 1 (4.76%) ACSP
2 1 (4.76%) CCDP
2 1 (4.76%) CCIP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) HNC
2 1 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCDST
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Aruba
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) BT
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Novell
4 1 (4.76%) Perforce
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Wyse
4 1 (4.76%) ZyXEL
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