The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 111 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.34% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.81% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £369 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% +9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £365 £280
% change year-on-year -5.82% +30.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.58%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 392 442 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.32% 22.24% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 278 237
Median daily rate £408 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -5.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 51 35
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.95% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.98 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Hampshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Hampshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 2 £388 - 1
Basingstoke -8 1 - - 1
Winchester - 1 £300 -
Wi-Fi
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 8 (50.00%) WAN
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
1 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
7 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
7 2 (12.50%) DNS

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
1 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) APMP
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet