The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 37 37 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.33% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 5.00% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -30.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.26% +26.15%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 40 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.80% 10.93% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 30
Median daily rate £313 £301 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% -29.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Northamptonshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Kettering - 5 £300 -
Wi-Fi
East Midlands

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) Meraki
3 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) CCSE
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (22.22%) Samsung
6 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) 3G
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Voice Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCSE
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) APMP
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Meraki
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (22.22%) Samsung
6 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage