The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 40 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.97% 0.59% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -23.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.92% 16.42% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 15
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £43.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.42% +82.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Southampton region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Southampton region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Wi-Fi
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 5 (50.00%) Fault Management
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) SLA
4 5 (50.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
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