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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 106 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.046% 0.096% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.75% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.20 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-24.56% +68.72%
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
292 266 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.50% 12.76% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 128 75
Average daily rate £300 £332 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 53
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £29.30 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Wi-Fi
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 3G
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Audio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) BPR
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Posted: 22 days ago