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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 23 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.81% 5.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £275 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £440 £363
% change year-on-year
-26.13% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +122.22%

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
53 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.46% 16.00% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 9
Median daily rate £288 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 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 - 7 £275 -
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 (53.85%) PSTN
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
1 7 (53.85%) ZigBee
2 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Bluetooth
4 4 (30.77%) Internet of Things
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) BT
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) 802.11
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) WPA2
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM

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 (53.85%) Network Security
1 7 (53.85%) PSTN
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
1 7 (53.85%) ZigBee
2 5 (38.46%) Bluetooth
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) 802.11
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.69%) DSL
5 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) WPA
5 1 (7.69%) WPA2
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (30.77%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) BT
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Genesys
3 1 (7.69%) Google