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 27 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.31% 1.10% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 9.52% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £388 £398 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% -20.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £375 £278
% change year-on-year -11.66% +35.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% -46.47%  

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 12 21 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 10.34% 11.54% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 19
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £119 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £498 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.60 £36.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.66% +166.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 3 £388 -
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Logistics
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) FMCG
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) 3G
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) CESG
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Audio Visual Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Xerox