Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 161 204
Rank change year-on-year +9 +43 -11
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 58 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.03% 0.74% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.92% 5.02% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 9
South West median daily rate £313 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £198 £113 £163
90th Percentile £391 £616 £366
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £20.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% +102.50% -55.56%
10th Percentile £33.00 £15.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £45.25 £11.00
England median hourly rate £32.75 £21.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year +52.33% -0.12% +10.38%

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 838 837 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.67% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 493 466
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £181
90th Percentile £534 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 80 76
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.23 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.45 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 33 £313 -16.67% 4
Cornwall - 11 £250 -
Gloucestershire +21 5 £325 +18.18%
Wiltshire -3 5 £233 +102.17% 5
Dorset -2 2 - -
Devon -1 1 - - 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 28 (48.28%) LAN
2 26 (44.83%) WAN
3 22 (37.93%) PRINCE2
4 20 (34.48%) Windows
4 20 (34.48%) Cisco
5 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
8 14 (24.14%) Wireless
9 13 (22.41%) Finance
10 12 (20.69%) Broadband
10 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
11 11 (18.97%) Office 365
12 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
12 8 (13.79%) APMP
13 7 (12.07%) Unified Communications
13 7 (12.07%) Firewall
13 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
14 6 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (10.34%) DNS
14 6 (10.34%) DHCP
14 6 (10.34%) F5
14 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
14 6 (10.34%) QA
15 5 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
15 5 (8.62%) VPN
15 5 (8.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
16 4 (6.90%) .NET

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 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) LAN
2 26 (44.83%) WAN
3 14 (24.14%) Wireless
4 12 (20.69%) Broadband
5 7 (12.07%) Firewall
5 7 (12.07%) Unified Communications
6 6 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (10.34%) DHCP
6 6 (10.34%) DNS
7 5 (8.62%) VPN
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.17%) MPLS
8 3 (5.17%) Network Security
8 3 (5.17%) SAN
8 3 (5.17%) WLAN
9 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.45%) VLAN
10 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) German Language
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.69%) Network Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Installation Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) PRINCE2
2 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.90%) Change Control
5 4 (6.90%) High Availability
6 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) Project Management
6 3 (5.17%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.45%) Change Management
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) Network Design
7 2 (3.45%) Network Management
7 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.45%) SFIA
7 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (13.79%) APMP
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) IIBA
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) CWNA
5 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.34%) F5
4 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.17%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.45%) CA
6 2 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) IronPort
6 2 (3.45%) Meraki
6 2 (3.45%) NETGEAR
6 2 (3.45%) Siemens
6 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam