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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 122 141 148
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.36% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £301 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.78% -28.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +23.00%
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
384 465 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.78% 14.04% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 232 353
Median daily rate £325 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +84.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 - 7 £313 - 3
Devon +1 3 £185 -38.33%
Somerset - 3 - -
Wiltshire +17 2 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (62.50%) WAN
2 24 (60.00%) Cisco
3 22 (55.00%) LAN
4 17 (42.50%) Firewall
5 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (37.50%) Windows
7 14 (35.00%) Wireless
8 13 (32.50%) CCNP
9 11 (27.50%) CCNA
9 11 (27.50%) VPN
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) VoIP
10 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
10 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
11 8 (20.00%) ADSL
11 8 (20.00%) Linux
11 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
12 7 (17.50%) Office 365
12 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.50%) ITIL
12 7 (17.50%) DNS
12 7 (17.50%) DHCP
13 6 (15.00%) Smartphone
13 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.00%) Internet
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (15.00%) Aruba
13 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 5 (12.50%) 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 (12.50%) Mule
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) WAN
2 22 (55.00%) LAN
3 17 (42.50%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) Wireless
5 11 (27.50%) VPN
6 9 (22.50%) VoIP
7 8 (20.00%) ADSL
8 7 (17.50%) DHCP
8 7 (17.50%) DNS
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (15.00%) Internet
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.50%) IP Telephony
10 5 (12.50%) Network Security
11 4 (10.00%) MPLS
11 4 (10.00%) OSPF
11 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.50%) BGP
12 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Network Technician
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Network Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support Technician
7 1 (2.50%) Active Directory Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.50%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Service Assurance Manager
7 1 (2.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.50%) CESG
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Service Design
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (2.50%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
1 2 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNP
3 11 (27.50%) CCNA
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) CISSP
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) CCDP
7 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.50%) JNCIP
7 3 (7.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.50%) CCDA
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.50%) CNA
8 1 (2.50%) CNE
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) MCSA
8 1 (2.50%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (15.00%) Aruba
5 5 (12.50%) Dell
5 5 (12.50%) Google
6 4 (10.00%) F5
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Genesys
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Motorola
8 1 (2.50%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.50%) Novell
8 1 (2.50%) Siemens
8 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL