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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / North West
Rank 112 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 24 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.70% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 4.71% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 4
Median daily rate £350 £500 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +68.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £389 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £359
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +109.15%

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
412 573 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.68% 14.89% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 314 188
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +17 10 £413 -17.50% 3
Manchester +21 7 £300 - 1
Lancashire +7 6 £625 +303.22% 1
Merseyside +3 3 £115 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 48 (67.61%) LAN
2 45 (63.38%) WAN
3 24 (33.80%) ITIL
3 24 (33.80%) Service Management
4 22 (30.99%) Cisco
5 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (26.76%) Internet
6 19 (26.76%) TOGAF
7 18 (25.35%) VoIP
8 17 (23.94%) CCIE
8 17 (23.94%) Windows
8 17 (23.94%) ITIL V3
9 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
9 16 (22.54%) CCNP
9 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.13%) Network Architecture
11 14 (19.72%) Wireless
11 14 (19.72%) Ethernet
12 13 (18.31%) Load Testing
12 13 (18.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.49%) CCNA
15 10 (14.08%) Network Design
15 10 (14.08%) Degree
16 9 (12.68%) Firewall
17 8 (11.27%) Network Security
17 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
18 7 (9.86%) BYOD
18 7 (9.86%) VMware
18 7 (9.86%) MS Office

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 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Office
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.82%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 48 (67.61%) LAN
2 45 (63.38%) WAN
3 19 (26.76%) Internet
4 18 (25.35%) VoIP
5 14 (19.72%) Ethernet
5 14 (19.72%) Wireless
6 9 (12.68%) Firewall
7 8 (11.27%) Network Security
8 6 (8.45%) Broadband
8 6 (8.45%) VLAN
9 5 (7.04%) DHCP
9 5 (7.04%) SAN
9 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
10 4 (5.63%) DNS
10 4 (5.63%) VPN
11 3 (4.23%) 3G
11 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
11 3 (4.23%) NAS
11 3 (4.23%) PBX
12 2 (2.82%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.45%) Local Government
2 4 (5.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Architect
2 18 (25.35%) Network Architect
3 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Domain Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Principal Architect
6 5 (7.04%) TOGAF Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) WCF Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) TOGAF Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) SOAP
1 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) WCF
2 3 (4.23%) WPF
3 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.41%) J2EE
3 1 (1.41%) Material Design
3 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (18.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (9.86%) BYOD
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.82%) NHS
8 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.41%) CMDB
8 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.41%) EPoS
8 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.41%) iPhone
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.41%) Statistics
8 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.45%) Android
3 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
1 24 (33.80%) Service Management
2 19 (26.76%) TOGAF
3 17 (23.94%) ITIL V3
4 15 (21.13%) Network Architecture
5 13 (18.31%) Load Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Network Design
7 6 (8.45%) BCP
7 6 (8.45%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (7.04%) ERP
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.23%) Data Entry
10 3 (4.23%) ITSM
10 3 (4.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (4.23%) Validation
11 2 (2.82%) Migration
11 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.41%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (23.94%) CCIE
3 16 (22.54%) CCNP
4 11 (15.49%) CCNA
5 10 (14.08%) Degree
6 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Cisco
2 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Apple
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.23%) Google
6 3 (4.23%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) Avaya
8 1 (1.41%) AppSense
8 1 (1.41%) Capita
8 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.41%) Juniper
8 1 (1.41%) Mercator
8 1 (1.41%) Nokia
8 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.41%) ThinPrint
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