The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 9 July 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 Staffordshire 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 22 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.46% - 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £165
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £29.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-38.13% +14.56%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.76% 12.50% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 20
Average daily rate £175 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Wi-Fi
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Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Staffordshire region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Wi-Fi
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft