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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £290
% change year-on-year -1.66% +29.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.78% +13.88%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 39 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 8.86% 12.91% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £16.18 £13.50 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.85% -73.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree