The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 41 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.91% 0.88% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 5.66% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £383 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £288 £273
% change year-on-year
+29.56% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +8.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 53 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.69% 15.50% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 28 48
Average daily rate £450 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) Firmware
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (25.00%) CAD

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 4 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
1 4 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) CAD
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BT