Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 October 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 58 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.65% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 4.35% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Merseyside median daily rate £200 £167 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.12% +4.06% +12.28%
10th Percentile £190 £158 £135
90th Percentile £210 £176 £208
North West median daily rate £325 £167 £513
% change year-on-year +95.20% -67.51% +156.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £90.88 -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 78 69 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.96% 12.90% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 70
Merseyside median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -18.75% +1.59%
10th Percentile £199 £156 £223
90th Percentile £576 £438 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 13
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 - £16.00
10th Percentile £12.45 - £10.90
90th Percentile £26.68 - £25.97
North West median hourly rate £18.62 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.38% - -5.44%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Merseyside

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Merseyside

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Merseyside

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Liverpool +4 2 £200 +20.12%
Bootle - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) VMware