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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
England / South West
Rank 115 133 139
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 26 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 2.75% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 4
Median daily rate £275 £353 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £230 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £396 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £40.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-49.69% +126.38%

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
395 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.79% 14.45% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 290 191
Median daily rate £365 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 30
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +14 17 £361 -6.83%
Wiltshire +9 8 £210 -25.00%
Somerset +4 2 £213 -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 17 (38.64%) Firewall
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
4 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 13 (29.55%) LAN
6 12 (27.27%) WAN
6 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 12 (27.27%) F5
7 10 (22.73%) ITIL
7 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.45%) MS Office
8 9 (20.45%) Unified Communications
8 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
9 8 (18.18%) DHCP
9 8 (18.18%) DNS
10 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds
10 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.91%) VMware
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (15.91%) High Availability
10 7 (15.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (13.64%) FWSM
11 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.64%) CCNA
11 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery

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 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) Firewall
2 15 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (29.55%) LAN
4 12 (27.27%) WAN
5 9 (20.45%) Unified Communications
6 8 (18.18%) DHCP
6 8 (18.18%) DNS
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.64%) FWSM
8 6 (13.64%) Network Security
8 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.36%) Broadband
9 5 (11.36%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (11.36%) VPN
10 4 (9.09%) ADSL
10 4 (9.09%) Wireless
10 4 (9.09%) X.509
11 3 (6.82%) MPLS
11 3 (6.82%) VoIP
12 2 (4.55%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) IT Support
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) ERP Support
6 4 (9.09%) SAP Support
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.36%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.36%) Android
5 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) High Availability
3 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Demand Management
5 4 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Information Governance
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.55%) ITSM
7 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) QMS
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) CCNA
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) APMP
4 2 (4.55%) CCDA
4 2 (4.55%) CNA
4 2 (4.55%) CNE
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCSA
4 2 (4.55%) Novell Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 12 (27.27%) F5
4 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Nokia
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Pegasus
5 4 (9.09%) QAD
5 4 (9.09%) SAP
6 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.55%) Novell
8 1 (2.27%) Aruba
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow