Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 168 196
Rank change year-on-year +1 +28 +6
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 27 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.71% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.47% 5.49% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 12
South West median daily rate £300 £210 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -39.13% -1.43%
10th Percentile £210 £113 £215
90th Percentile £363 £406 £406
England median daily rate £350 £385 £388
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.65% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £16.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.77% -35.00% +11.11%
England median hourly rate £33.00 £17.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +91.30% -31.00% +16.28%

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 779 692 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.05% 12.87% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 424 503
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £152 £183
90th Percentile £550 £538 £487
England median daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 67 64
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.87% - +69.68%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.55 £14.28
90th Percentile £43.50 £77.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Bristol -14 13 £225 -40.00% 2
Gloucestershire +16 5 £325 +18.18% 2
Wiltshire +5 2 - - 1
Devon -1 2 £340 +83.78%
Somerset -6 2 £294 - 1
Dorset -10 2 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 £300 -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) LAN
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Office 365
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (22.22%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) WLAN
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) CWNA
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (7.41%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (7.41%) Kibana
8 2 (7.41%) Firewall
8 2 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (7.41%) Law
8 2 (7.41%) Cacti

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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) LAN
2 6 (22.22%) Wireless
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) WLAN
5 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
6 2 (7.41%) Broadband
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.70%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) MIMO
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) Skype
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Messaging Support
4 3 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) WAP
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Android Development
3 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
3 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Network Management
3 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
3 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNP
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CWNA
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.70%) APMP
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) IIBA
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cacti
1 2 (7.41%) Kibana
1 2 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Aruba
3 2 (7.41%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam
4 1 (3.70%) VMware