Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 22 January 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 70 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.80% 1.04% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 13.33% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Coventry median daily rate £188 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.29% +31.25% -
West Midlands median daily rate £213 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -50.58% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -21.25% +122.22% +89.47%

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 Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 70 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.33% 7.77% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 46
Coventry median daily rate £288 £405 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +12.89% +12.11%
10th Percentile £139 £185 £234
90th Percentile £488 £540 £524
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Coventry median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +63.93% -49.17%
10th Percentile £11.93 £13.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.08 £37.00 £23.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.31 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +102.07% -14.29% -24.73%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Coventry

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Broadband
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Broadband
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam