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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 118 138
Rank change year-on-year +25 +20  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 44 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 0.77% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 4.37% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 0
Median daily rate £313 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £375 £278
% change year-on-year -11.66% +35.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% -46.47%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 434 526 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.89% 17.65% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 337 212
Median daily rate £370 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 29
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +15 28 £313 -43.18% 3
Cornwall -1 8 £355 +118.46%
Wiltshire +2 3 £140 -
Somerset -7 2 £145 -47.27% 2
Dorset +6 1 - - 2
Devon -3 1 £145 -51.66%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 33 (44.00%) Cisco
2 32 (42.67%) WAN
3 26 (34.67%) LAN
4 23 (30.67%) PRINCE2
5 21 (28.00%) Windows
6 20 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (25.33%) Wireless
7 19 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (21.33%) Risk Management
8 16 (21.33%) Broadband
9 15 (20.00%) Firewall
9 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (18.67%) Finance
11 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
11 13 (17.33%) CheckPoint
12 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
12 12 (16.00%) F5
12 12 (16.00%) Windows 10
13 11 (14.67%) VPN
14 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (13.33%) Unified Communications
14 10 (13.33%) SolarWinds
14 10 (13.33%) APMP
15 9 (12.00%) High Availability
16 8 (10.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
16 8 (10.67%) VMware
16 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) WAN
2 26 (34.67%) LAN
3 19 (25.33%) Wireless
4 16 (21.33%) Broadband
5 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (20.00%) Firewall
6 11 (14.67%) VPN
7 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (13.33%) Unified Communications
8 7 (9.33%) FWSM
8 7 (9.33%) VLAN
9 6 (8.00%) Network Security
10 4 (5.33%) MPLS
11 3 (4.00%) Internet
12 2 (2.67%) ADSL
12 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
12 2 (2.67%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.67%) SAN
12 2 (2.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) German Language
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Project Manager
2 19 (25.33%) Network Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Installation Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.67%) IT Support
5 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) ERP Support
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) SAP Support
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Systems Support
6 4 (5.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.33%) CESG
4 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) PRINCE2
2 19 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (21.33%) Risk Management
4 9 (12.00%) High Availability
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Migration
6 5 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.33%) Change Control
7 4 (5.33%) ERP
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Change Management
8 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.00%) Project Management
8 3 (4.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (4.00%) Time Management
9 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.67%) Network Management
9 2 (2.67%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (13.33%) APMP
3 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.00%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) MCSE
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) IIBA
7 2 (2.67%) ISEB
7 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CCDP
8 1 (1.33%) CCNP
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Cisco
2 13 (17.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (16.00%) F5
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 8 (10.67%) VMware
6 6 (8.00%) HP
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 4 (5.33%) Pegasus
7 4 (5.33%) QAD
7 4 (5.33%) SAP
7 4 (5.33%) Sophos
8 3 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (4.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.67%) BT
9 2 (2.67%) CA
9 2 (2.67%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) IronPort
10 1 (1.33%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Austin Fraser
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