Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.25% 1.97% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 10.20% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 14
Southampton median daily rate £563 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +3.23% +22.05%
10th Percentile £376 £400 £331
90th Percentile £630 £438 £394
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate £18.00 - £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +70.00% -44.44% -

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 100 98 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.88% 19.29% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 69 88
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% -2.74%
10th Percentile £128 £275 £221
90th Percentile £542 £488 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 21
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -32.00% +45.63%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.02 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft