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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 32 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.14% 0.70% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 5.36% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £290 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.15% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.63 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +60.00%
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
67 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.93% 13.15% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 28
Average daily rate £350 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (92.31%) IP Telephony
2 12 (92.31%) Network Security
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) VoIP
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) Fault Management
5 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto
5 5 (38.46%) SLA
6 4 (30.77%) CCIE
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
7 1 (7.69%) Migration

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) IP Telephony
2 12 (92.31%) Network Security
2 12 (92.31%) VoIP
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Fault Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Palo Alto