The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 50 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 0.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +55.35%
Wi-Fi
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.13% 7.54% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 16
Average daily rate £325 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £17.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington - 1 £400 -
Oxford - 1 £295 -
Wantage - - - -
Wi-Fi
South East

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Intune
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Lync

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Intune
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) BT