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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 116 113 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £300 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.54 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+53.19% +17.50%
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
408 296 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.97% 12.81% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 120 102
Average daily rate £340 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 38
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.00 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 4 £350 - 2
Solihull - 3 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £125 -
Staffordshire -3 1 £501 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 2 (16.67%) Remedy
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) DameWare
7 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) GPRS
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) MOS
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Motorola
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
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