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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 139 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.68% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
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£330 £325 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +63.63%
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
501 298 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.45% 13.35% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 145 183
Average daily rate £350 £286 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Gloucestershire -12 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -13 1 £235 -27.69% 1
Devon - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) ARCserve

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) 3G
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) FWSM
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) CAD
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) IronPort
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Posted: 6 days ago