Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 50 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.21% 0.71% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 3.64% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Merseyside median daily rate £166 £115 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.91% -14.81% -
10th Percentile £158 £113 £128
90th Percentile £173 £187 £143
North West median daily rate £166 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -63.22% +2.27% +78.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £22.50
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +48.08% -42.22% +15.38%

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 74 110 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.74% 19.50% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 76 45
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -16.67% +29.23%
10th Percentile £126 £186 £150
90th Percentile £493 £494 £475
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Merseyside median hourly rate £11.74 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £9.53 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £21.85 £29.45 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.13 £18.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year +0.69% +3.87% -8.79%

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 18 December 2017. 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 -2 1 £166 +43.91%
Wi-Fi
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) G Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mac Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft