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 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 41
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 1.86% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.26% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Southampton median daily rate - £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Hampshire median daily rate £369 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -13.23% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 43 39 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 21.39% 18.14% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 156 117
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
10th Percentile £275 £363 £295
90th Percentile £575 £488 £394
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.66% -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 16
Southampton median hourly rate £16.90 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.01% -33.33%  
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £24.35 £13.00 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.38 £47.83 £23.75
% change year-on-year -53.21% +101.38%  

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 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