Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 January 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 23 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.65% 0.92% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.59% 5.88% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.44% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £290 £360 £140
% change year-on-year -19.44% +157.14% -62.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 54 153 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.91% 15.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 110 103
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -6.25% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £281 £263
90th Percentile £533 £575 £635
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -39.33% +7.33%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.43 £16.71
90th Percentile £18.78 £37.80 £47.05
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £15.30 £14.65
% change year-on-year +6.21% +4.44% -11.21%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in South Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in South Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in South Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in South Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 January 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
Sheffield +35 16 £300 -11.76%
Wi-Fi
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 13 (56.52%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) WAN
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco
5 11 (47.83%) Service Management
5 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (43.48%) Asset Management
6 10 (43.48%) VPN
7 9 (39.13%) ITIL
7 9 (39.13%) Firewall
8 8 (34.78%) VoIP
8 8 (34.78%) Azure
8 8 (34.78%) Office 365
9 7 (30.43%) ServiceNow
9 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (30.43%) BitLocker
9 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (30.43%) Citrix
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (30.43%) MCITP
9 7 (30.43%) Smartphone
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
10 6 (26.09%) Skype
10 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (21.74%) CCNA
12 4 (17.39%) H.323

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Azure
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) VPN
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) VoIP
6 6 (26.09%) Skype
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (17.39%) H.323
8 4 (17.39%) ISDN
9 3 (13.04%) Internet
9 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
9 3 (13.04%) MPLS
9 3 (13.04%) SSL
9 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
9 3 (13.04%) VLAN
10 2 (8.70%) Network Security
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (17.39%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Desktop Support
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Support Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Mobility Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.70%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Smartphone
2 3 (13.04%) CESG
2 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Service Management
2 10 (43.48%) Asset Management
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCITP
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) COBIT
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
3 7 (30.43%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) BT
4 2 (8.70%) Ekahau
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Meraki
4 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint