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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.26% 2.76% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £226 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £41.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-57.83% +93.02%

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
43 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.00% 17.93% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 9
Median daily rate £240 £363 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.79% +47.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £418 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 5 £275 -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 (63.64%) PSTN
1 7 (63.64%) VoIP
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
1 7 (63.64%) ZigBee
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 5 (45.45%) Bluetooth
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
4 4 (36.36%) BT
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
7 1 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (9.09%) 802.11
7 1 (9.09%) DSL
7 1 (9.09%) WPA
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) Network Design
7 1 (9.09%) Google

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 (63.64%) Network Security
1 7 (63.64%) PSTN
1 7 (63.64%) VoIP
1 7 (63.64%) ZigBee
2 5 (45.45%) Bluetooth
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) 802.11
4 1 (9.09%) DSL
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) WPA
4 1 (9.09%) WPA2
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Google