Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 9 December 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)
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 139 135
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +19
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.21% 0.045% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 0.40% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Leeds median daily rate £308 £150 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +105.00% +30.43% -61.67%
10th Percentile £175 £150 £109
90th Percentile £495 £150 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £140 £363
% change year-on-year +185.71% -61.38% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 - £13.50

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 261 248 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.10% 11.04% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 158 216
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £306 £191 £213
90th Percentile £630 £566 £569
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 13
Leeds median hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +51.85% -32.50%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.69 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.00 £34.60 £22.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.92% +5.19% -8.02%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Leeds

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Leeds

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Leeds over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Meraki
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) ESET
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) UPnP
2 1 (20.00%) JNI
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DLNA
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) UPnP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) GCC
1 1 (20.00%) GDB
1 1 (20.00%) GoogleTest
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JNI
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOP
1 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) ESET
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware