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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 28 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.38% 1.93% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 17.95% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £369 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +23.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £278 £290
% change year-on-year
+31.53% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +24.56%
Wi-Fi
Hampshire

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
38 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.51% 10.74% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 36
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -54.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 28 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) IP Telephony
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
4 7 (63.64%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Fault Management
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) CCNP
7 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (9.09%) NGN
7 1 (9.09%) Office 365
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) IP Telephony
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) VoIP
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) NGN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Fault Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto