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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 34 45
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 3.03% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.11% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £321
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £41.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-50.60% +130.55%

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
40 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.50% 27.27% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 49
Median daily rate £363 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.36 £32.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.11% +138.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £32.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £32.75 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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