Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 183 173
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10 -38
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 39 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 4.32% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 10
Median daily rate £345 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +6.06% +12.24%
10th Percentile £164 £163 £252
90th Percentile £505 £620 £355
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £30.79 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% -35.17% +192.31%
10th Percentile £15.95 £22.37 £46.25
90th Percentile £22.65 £38.28 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.24 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.87% +50.00% +11.11%

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 402 903 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.42% 15.05% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 520 434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £196 £165 £205
90th Percentile £603 £551 £540
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 67 62
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.49% +32.31% -22.62%
10th Percentile £12.81 £17.08 £15.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.60 £47.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.63%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the South West

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in the South West.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +21 3 £263 -50.00% 1
Somerset +1 3 - - 3
Wiltshire +36 2 £550 +175.00% 1
Gloucestershire +25 1 - -
Dorset +8 1 £250 -
Devon -7 1 £345 - 1
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) 3G
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Python

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 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) 3G
4 1 (9.09%) 4G
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) LTE
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (9.09%) UMTS
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Relationship Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) F#
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Meraki
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Aruba
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) VMware