Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 175 133
Rank change year-on-year -34 -42 +43
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 21 27 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.48% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 3.44% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 62
South West median daily rate £543 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.94% +7.20% +2.46%
10th Percentile £325 £230 £171
90th Percentile £641 £352 £388
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £16.41 £19.00
% change year-on-year +162.12% -13.66% -49.33%

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 1,025 784 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.15% 14.04% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 444 525
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35% +4.59%
10th Percentile £181 £208 £200
90th Percentile £590 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 57
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +7.59% +13.67%
10th Percentile £17.56 £16.45 £11.72
90th Percentile £53.13 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -28.00%

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 25 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 August 2019. 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
Bristol +8 13 £600 +84.62% 5
Gloucestershire - 4 £425 - 4
Wiltshire -28 2 - - 7
Devon -10 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £510 - 7
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 9 (42.86%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Wireless
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
5 4 (19.05%) Bluetooth
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Network Management
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Office 365
6 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (14.29%) DHCP
6 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Wireless
4 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
5 4 (19.05%) Bluetooth
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) DHCP
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (9.52%) 3G
7 2 (9.52%) 4G
7 2 (9.52%) ISDN
7 2 (9.52%) Network Security
7 2 (9.52%) NFC
7 2 (9.52%) PSTN
7 2 (9.52%) Skype
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) CESG
4 1 (4.76%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Network Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (9.52%) Android Development
5 2 (9.52%) Architectural Design
5 2 (9.52%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (9.52%) Email Filtering
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) NCSC
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Aruba
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.76%) QNX