The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 27 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.24% - 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £20.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.79% 20.56% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 14
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.09 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.93% -3.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.43 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.00 £20.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wi-Fi
Oxfordshire

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Wi-Fi
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco