Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 21 November 2017 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 92 107
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 33 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.68% 1.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.58% 7.82% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 2
Bristol median daily rate £313 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +3.81% -
10th Percentile £218 £231 £355
90th Percentile £388 £625 £368
South West median daily rate £313 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £41.75 -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £20.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year +85.19% +102.50% -55.56%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 312 243 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.86% 14.36% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 113
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £242
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +80.00%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Bristol

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Bristol

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Bristol

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 22 (66.67%) LAN
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 20 (60.61%) PRINCE2
4 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco
6 11 (33.33%) Broadband
6 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 11 (33.33%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) Wireless
8 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (24.24%) APMP
10 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
10 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
10 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (18.18%) F5
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
12 5 (15.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (12.12%) Office 365
13 4 (12.12%) High Availability
13 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
13 4 (12.12%) DNS
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.12%) Windows
13 4 (12.12%) .NET
13 4 (12.12%) DHCP
13 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
14 3 (9.09%) HP
14 3 (9.09%) MPLS
14 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) LAN
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 11 (33.33%) Broadband
4 10 (30.30%) Wireless
5 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.12%) DHCP
7 4 (12.12%) DNS
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.09%) MPLS
9 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (6.06%) Firewall
9 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.06%) VPN
10 1 (3.03%) FWSM
10 1 (3.03%) Network Security
10 1 (3.03%) PPP
10 1 (3.03%) WLAN
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) German Language
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Project Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Installation Manager
3 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Messaging Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) PRINCE2
2 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (24.24%) APMP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CWNA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.18%) F5
3 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.06%) CA
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) IronPort
7 1 (3.03%) VMware