Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.43% 2.40% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.06% 5.08% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median daily rate - £420 -
West Midlands median daily rate £270 £460 £400
% change year-on-year -41.30% +15.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £43.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -26.74% +138.89% +89.47%

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 118 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 38.20% 47.20% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 15
Solihull median daily rate £350 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +27.27%
10th Percentile £285 £265 £285
90th Percentile £463 £550 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £38.63
90th Percentile £43.75 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.31 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +102.07% -14.29% -14.63%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Solihull

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Solihull

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 Solihull region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) ERP
2 8 (53.33%) Bluetooth
2 8 (53.33%) 3G
2 8 (53.33%) RFID
2 8 (53.33%) 4G
2 8 (53.33%) Big Data
2 8 (53.33%) Presales
2 8 (53.33%) ZigBee
2 8 (53.33%) Sigfox
2 8 (53.33%) Z-Wave
2 8 (53.33%) 5G
3 7 (46.67%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (46.67%) Analytics
3 7 (46.67%) Data Security
4 6 (40.00%) Hyperconnected
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
6 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
6 4 (26.67%) Service Design
6 4 (26.67%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Skype
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) PMP

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) 3G
2 8 (53.33%) 4G
2 8 (53.33%) 5G
2 8 (53.33%) Bluetooth
2 8 (53.33%) RFID
2 8 (53.33%) ZigBee
2 8 (53.33%) Z-Wave
3 6 (40.00%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Manager
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Service Design Manager
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Service Design Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IoT Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ERP
1 8 (53.33%) Presales
2 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 7 (46.67%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (46.67%) Data Security
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (26.67%) Service Design
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Sigfox
2 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper