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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 26 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.35% 2.41% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 16.36% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
Median daily rate £400 £388 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -10.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £373
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -16.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%
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
47 55 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.43% 14.71% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) VoIP
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) IP Telephony
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
3 10 (76.92%) Fault Management
4 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto
4 9 (69.23%) CCNP
4 9 (69.23%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) NGN
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

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 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) Wireless
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) IP Telephony
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 11 (84.62%) VoIP
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) NGN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Fault Management
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto