The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 130 140 128
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.28% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.40% 2.12% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate £353 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+60.54% +11.42%
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol -1 4 £388 +10.71% 4
Wiltshire -3 4 £280 -26.31% 2
Gloucestershire +13 3 - -
Dorset - 2 £220 - 3
Somerset - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) MPLS
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) CCNP
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) Android
5 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) Nokia
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) CA

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) MPLS
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.64%) FWSM
5 3 (13.64%) HTTP
5 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
5 3 (13.64%) MQTT
5 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
5 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) Broadband
6 2 (9.09%) PABX
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Network Support
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Assurance Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) CCTV
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) MODAF
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCSA
5 1 (4.55%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CWNA
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Nokia
4 3 (13.64%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk
5 2 (9.09%) IronPort
5 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard
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