The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 119 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 17 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.39% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.39% 2.44% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £330 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.54 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +60.00%
Wi-Fi
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
387 410 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.78% 16.08% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 236 115
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.54 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Solihull -10 6 - -
Birmingham +1 4 £328 -6.42% 2
Staffordshire +9 2 £398 -20.65% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £283 -
Wolverhampton 0 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 12 (52.17%) Windows
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Internet
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) ZigBee
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Internet of Things
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) Arduino
5 4 (17.39%) 4G
5 4 (17.39%) Home Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
5 4 (17.39%) SSL

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) Internet
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) ZigBee
4 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) 4G
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
5 4 (17.39%) SSL
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) ADSL
8 1 (4.35%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Internet of Things
2 4 (17.39%) Arduino
2 4 (17.39%) Home Automation
2 4 (17.39%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Brocade
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
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