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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 58 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 28 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.29% 1.30% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.54% 7.86% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 0
Median daily rate £313 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £375 £278
% change year-on-year -11.66% +35.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% -46.47%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 151 140 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.72% 16.49% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 107 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £568 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 28 (60.87%) Cisco
2 26 (56.52%) WAN
3 24 (52.17%) LAN
4 22 (47.83%) PRINCE2
5 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (34.78%) Wireless
7 14 (30.43%) Broadband
7 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (28.26%) Finance
9 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
10 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
10 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
11 10 (21.74%) APMP
11 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
11 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
11 10 (21.74%) F5
11 10 (21.74%) Firewall
11 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (17.39%) High Availability
12 8 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (15.22%) FWSM
14 6 (13.04%) VPN
14 6 (13.04%) HP
15 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.87%) ITIL
15 5 (10.87%) Network Security
16 4 (8.70%) MCSE
16 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) WAN
2 24 (52.17%) LAN
3 16 (34.78%) Wireless
4 14 (30.43%) Broadband
4 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (21.74%) Firewall
5 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
6 7 (15.22%) FWSM
7 6 (13.04%) VPN
8 5 (10.87%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) Internet
9 3 (6.52%) MPLS
9 3 (6.52%) VLAN
10 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
10 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.17%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 1 (2.17%) IPsec
11 1 (2.17%) PABX
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Project Manager
2 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Installation Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Data Network Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Wireless Product Manager
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Deployment Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Documentation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.52%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) PRINCE2
2 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 8 (17.39%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (4.35%) Network Management
7 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (21.74%) APMP
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCDP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
3 10 (21.74%) F5
3 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) CA
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) IronPort
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper