The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 23 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.30% 1.21% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 6.90% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £398 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £14.40 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.44% +51.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £23.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+43.15% +75.92%
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.21% 17.58% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 2
Median daily rate £325 £374 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +113.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £157 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.58% +61.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate 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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 3 - -
Burton-upon-Trent -1 2 £398 -
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCDP
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (60.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) CESG
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Network Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) CESG
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCDP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper