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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 135 131 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 3.03% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £40.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -23.07%
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
357 363 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.56% 12.34% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 217 154
Average daily rate £370 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 21
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.70 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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
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 2 July 2015. 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
Bristol +6 4 - -
Wiltshire -11 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) MPLS
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) CA
5 5 (33.33%) Nokia
5 5 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) IronPort
5 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Network Management
5 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 5 (33.33%) FWSM
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 5 (33.33%) FWSM
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (6.67%) RIP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCSA
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 5 (33.33%) IronPort
3 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) CA
3 5 (33.33%) Nokia
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Websense
5 1 (6.67%) BT
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
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