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 25 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.53% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 7.14% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £338 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £365 £290
% change year-on-year -5.82% +25.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.22%  

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 47 28 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.98% 7.39% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 23
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 25 June 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
Northampton +6 3 - -
Wi-Fi
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (62.50%) Juniper
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (50.00%) Meraki
2 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) MQTT
3 3 (37.50%) ZigBee
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) XMPP
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) MQTT
3 3 (37.50%) ZigBee
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Voice Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Meraki
3 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Nimble Storage