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 3 months to 28 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +29.23%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 11 21 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 8.03% 13.55% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 12
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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