The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.47% 13.81% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 21
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wi-Fi
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) GSM
2 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) GUI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory