The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 18 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.24% 3.66% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 29.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £275 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £411 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.32% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £22.38 £21.38
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +4.67%
Wi-Fi
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.07% 12.57% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 16
Median daily rate £300 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Ipswich - 8 £275 - 1
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (58.33%) PSTN
1 7 (58.33%) VoIP
1 7 (58.33%) Network Security
1 7 (58.33%) ZigBee
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
4 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
4 4 (33.33%) BT
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) 802.11
5 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) WPA2
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) WPA
6 1 (8.33%) IVR

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 7 (58.33%) Network Security
1 7 (58.33%) PSTN
1 7 (58.33%) VoIP
1 7 (58.33%) ZigBee
2 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) 802.11
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) WPA
5 1 (8.33%) WPA2
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Genesys
3 1 (8.33%) Google