Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 84 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.52% 0.82% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 5.19% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 18
Cheshire median daily rate £140 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +2.56% +16.07%
10th Percentile £113 £113 £374
90th Percentile £173 £723 £550
North West median daily rate £151 £450 £433
% change year-on-year -66.39% +4.05% +77.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £90.88 - £22.50

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 231 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.00% 15.87% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 146 199
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
10th Percentile £225 £243 £229
90th Percentile £525 £675 £555
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.25 £12.41
90th Percentile £20.93 £52.75 £21.75
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Sandbach - 3 £115 -
Chester +10 1 £200 +73.91%
Crewe - 1 £140 -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) OAuth
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) SABSA
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) SAML
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) 802.11
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) OAuth
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SAML
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) SABSA
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CWNA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco