The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 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.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.99% 0.71% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £625 £198 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +216.45% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.36% +30.00%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 55 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 21.39% 13.03% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 16
Median daily rate £525 £345 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £449 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% +22.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Lancashire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Fleetwood - 5 £638 -
Blackburn - 1 £115 -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
4 7 (58.33%) Network Design
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Internet
5 6 (50.00%) Service Management
5 6 (50.00%) CCIE
5 6 (50.00%) VoIP
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) BCP
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (25.00%) Broadband
9 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (8.33%) Retail
10 1 (8.33%) Back Office
10 1 (8.33%) Migration
10 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
10 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 1 (8.33%) Capita

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Broadband
6 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (58.33%) Network Design
4 6 (50.00%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) BCP
5 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCIE
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Capita