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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / South West
Rank 107 135 135
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 26 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.67% 2.22% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 2
Median daily rate £275 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £252 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £399 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £355
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £25.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +122.22%

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
339 405 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.13% 13.54% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 260 216
Median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £43.00 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +8 15 £370 +0.33% 3
Dorset +7 4 £210 +16.66%
Wiltshire - 4 £291 -
Somerset +7 1 - -
Gloucestershire +4 1 £275 - 1
Devon - 1 £185 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
4 12 (32.43%) LAN
4 12 (32.43%) WAN
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
6 10 (27.03%) F5
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.62%) DNS
8 8 (21.62%) DHCP
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) Smartphone
10 6 (16.22%) Network Security
10 6 (16.22%) VPN
10 6 (16.22%) MS Office
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.51%) ADSL
11 5 (13.51%) SLA
11 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds

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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (32.43%) LAN
3 12 (32.43%) WAN
4 8 (21.62%) DHCP
4 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
7 5 (13.51%) ADSL
7 5 (13.51%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (10.81%) FWSM
8 4 (10.81%) X.509
9 3 (8.11%) MPLS
9 3 (8.11%) VLAN
9 3 (8.11%) VoIP
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) IT Support
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) ICT Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Smartphone
3 5 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.70%) IVR
6 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Android
3 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Demand Management
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Information Governance
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) QMS
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCDA
6 2 (5.41%) CNA
6 2 (5.41%) CNE
6 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 2 (5.41%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.70%) APMP
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.70%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) F5
4 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.81%) Nokia
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.41%) Aruba
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) Novell
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) Genesys
8 1 (2.70%) Lotus
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.70%) SAP