Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 40 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.73% 1.18% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 12.82% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% -6.47% -
10th Percentile £328 £386 £246
90th Percentile £400 £409 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -12.05% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £46.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.13% +219.44% +51.58%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £46.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -31.52% +174.63% +76.32%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 32 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.50% 9.22% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 27
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.96% +21.67%
10th Percentile £196 £108 £266
90th Percentile £410 £441 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £29.60 £40.50 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.91% +181.25% +37.14%
10th Percentile £16.69 £21.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.43 £47.20 £18.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Staffordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Staffordshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Staffordshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Tamworth - 6 £388 -
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 - -
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Logistics
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) FMCG
4 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Information Security
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
7 1 (14.29%) Xerox
7 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Proofpoint
7 1 (14.29%) F5
7 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
7 1 (14.29%) SCCM
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (14.29%) Dell
7 1 (14.29%) 3G
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business IT Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Transformation Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Audio Visual Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Logistics
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Proofpoint
3 1 (14.29%) Xerox