Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 August 2018 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)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 131 167
Rank change year-on-year -59 +36 +27
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 27 75 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 1.38% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 8.77% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 70 22
South West median daily rate £335 £313 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.20% +2.46% -2.40%
10th Percentile £230 £171 £166
90th Percentile £352 £388 £619
England median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £42.25 - £15.55
90th Percentile £48.75 - £46.95
England median hourly rate £16.41 £19.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -13.66% -49.33% +74.22%

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 772 855 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.05% 15.76% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 521 598
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +4.59% -5.67%
10th Percentile £208 £200 £213
90th Percentile £538 £501 £519
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 61 87
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £16.45 £11.72 £12.20
90th Percentile £49.50 £50.00 £46.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Cornwall -9 8 £350 +40.00% 1
Bristol -51 8 £325 +4.00% 1
Devon +6 4 - - 3
Somerset +6 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -11 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Migration
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (44.44%) Office 365
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (25.93%) Project Management
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 6 (22.22%) LAN
7 6 (22.22%) Wireless
8 5 (18.52%) QA
9 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (14.81%) Change Control
9 4 (14.81%) SFIA
9 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (14.81%) WAN
9 4 (14.81%) Supplier Relationship Management
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
10 3 (11.11%) CCNA
10 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Firewall
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
10 3 (11.11%) VLAN

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) Wireless
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) ADSL
4 2 (7.41%) Broadband
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) DMZ
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) WLAN
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) WAN Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Audit Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IoT Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Python Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Python Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
1 2 (7.41%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (3.70%) SafeRTOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Migration
2 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) SFIA
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (14.81%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.70%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 2 (7.41%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.70%) Go
3 1 (3.70%) Lisp
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) APMP
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Aruba
3 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Sophos
3 1 (3.70%) VMware