The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 111 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.48% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 4.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£250 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+91.78% -29.80%
Wi-Fi
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 188 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.55% 11.23% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 110 145
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £476 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £24.30 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
Huddersfield - 3 £250 -
Leeds -19 1 - - 4
Wakefield - 1 £400 -
Wi-Fi
Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) ProCurve
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
5 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) FWSM
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CWNA
3 1 (12.50%) CWSP
3 1 (12.50%) CWAP
3 1 (12.50%) CWNE
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) ProCurve
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky