Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 51 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.48% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £140 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% - -
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.13% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £17.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year +145.59% -47.89% -

Wi-Fi is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 87 64 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.05% 11.64% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 50
Bedfordshire median daily rate £343 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.10% +6.18% +17.24%
10th Percentile £125 £141 £213
90th Percentile £504 £629 £638
East of England median daily rate £350 £364 £385
% change year-on-year -3.78% -5.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £24.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.80% -2.97% +44.29%
10th Percentile £13.08 £24.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £15.83 £24.75 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.73
% change year-on-year +6.06% +0.82% +35.67%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Bedfordshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -13 1 £475 +313.04%
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media