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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 113 138 134
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 29 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 2.74% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 3
Median daily rate £295 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -45.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £23.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+43.15% +75.92%
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
544 402 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.87% 12.54% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 235 238
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +102.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Bristol +14 17 £360 - 1
Somerset - 6 £275 -
Dorset - 3 £158 -
Devon +3 2 £300 -
Wiltshire -8 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 24 (57.14%) WAN
2 22 (52.38%) LAN
2 22 (52.38%) Cisco
3 17 (40.48%) Firewall
4 14 (33.33%) Wireless
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (28.57%) Windows
7 11 (26.19%) Linux
7 11 (26.19%) VPN
7 11 (26.19%) CCNP
8 9 (21.43%) CCNA
8 9 (21.43%) Internet
8 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (21.43%) Palo Alto
9 8 (19.05%) Office 365
9 8 (19.05%) VoIP
9 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
10 7 (16.67%) ITIL
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.67%) DNS
10 7 (16.67%) DHCP
10 7 (16.67%) Network Security
11 6 (14.29%) ADSL
11 6 (14.29%) MPLS
11 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (11.90%) Aruba
12 5 (11.90%) Puppet

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (11.90%) Mule
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) WAN
2 22 (52.38%) LAN
3 17 (40.48%) Firewall
4 14 (33.33%) Wireless
5 11 (26.19%) VPN
6 9 (21.43%) Internet
7 8 (19.05%) VoIP
8 7 (16.67%) DHCP
8 7 (16.67%) DNS
8 7 (16.67%) Network Security
9 6 (14.29%) ADSL
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (14.29%) MPLS
10 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (9.52%) HTTP
11 4 (9.52%) VLAN
12 3 (7.14%) BGP
12 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
12 3 (7.14%) IPsec
12 3 (7.14%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.76%) Electronics
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) Architect
1 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Network Technician
3 4 (9.52%) Network Support
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Network Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Service Assurance Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Support
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) Network Support Technician
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) CESG
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.52%) Android
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Unix
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) DevOps
3 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.52%) Service Design
3 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.52%) Time Management
3 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) TDD
6 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
1 2 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNP
3 9 (21.43%) CCNA
3 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (11.90%) CISSP
6 4 (9.52%) MCSE
6 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) CCDP
7 3 (7.14%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.14%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.76%) Degree
9 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.38%) CCIE
9 1 (2.38%) CCSA
9 1 (2.38%) CCSE
9 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) Aruba
5 5 (11.90%) Google
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
6 4 (9.52%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Juniper
7 3 (7.14%) Splunk
8 2 (4.76%) Avaya
8 2 (4.76%) Motorola
9 1 (2.38%) Mitel
9 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia
9 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.38%) Siemens
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL