The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 29 March 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 51
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 2.81% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.81% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £350 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +169.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.36% +30.00%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 74 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 17.62% 25.96% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 45
Median daily rate £388 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £312 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.80% +14.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Southampton

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Southampton