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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
South West / Bristol
Rank 49 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 18 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.23% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.92% 2.74% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
Median daily rate £313 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £277 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £407 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £41.00 £25.85
% change year-on-year -29.26% +58.60%  

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 151 146 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.71% 16.40% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 106 61
Median daily rate £350 £361 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% +0.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +51.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £18.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Bristol

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (42.86%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 9 (32.14%) F5
5 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
5 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
6 7 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (25.00%) High Availability
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (21.43%) FWSM
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) LAN
7 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (21.43%) Network Security
8 5 (17.86%) Broadband
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.29%) MCSE
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (14.29%) VLAN
9 4 (14.29%) Wireless
10 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
10 3 (10.71%) Time Management
10 3 (10.71%) Internet
10 3 (10.71%) NetApp
10 3 (10.71%) HP

Wi-Fi
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (21.43%) FWSM
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
6 5 (17.86%) Broadband
7 4 (14.29%) VLAN
7 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) VPN
9 2 (7.14%) DHCP
9 2 (7.14%) DNS
10 1 (3.57%) ADSL
10 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (3.57%) MPLS
10 1 (3.57%) PABX
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Installation Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (10.71%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) High Availability
2 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 2 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.57%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) APMP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
2 9 (32.14%) F5
3 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.14%) Nokia
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow