Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +35
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.69% 0.76% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.22% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £213 £430
% change year-on-year +69.41% -50.58% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £14.20 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -21.25% +122.22%

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 45 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.22% 14.45% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 12
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £300 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -17.53% -1.36%
10th Percentile £263 £151 £206
90th Percentile £395 £450 £589
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -9.38% +29.55%
10th Percentile £15.13 £13.82 £15.50
90th Percentile £15.38 £43.05 £16.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £30.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -42.26% +102.07% -14.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 January 2019. 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 +5 17 £360 -1.37% 1
Cannock - 2 £275 -
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
1 15 (78.95%) Retail
1 15 (78.95%) FMCG
1 15 (78.95%) Re-Platforming
1 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
4 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) Internet
5 7 (36.84%) Application Discovery
6 5 (26.32%) Logistics
7 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) PMI
7 3 (15.79%) PMP
7 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) GDPR
7 3 (15.79%) Project Governance
7 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) F5
8 2 (10.53%) Data Centre

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 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
1 12 (63.16%) LAN
1 12 (63.16%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) WLAN
General
1 15 (78.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Server Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Project Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Security Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Security Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Server Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) FMCG
2 3 (15.79%) PMI
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Re-Platforming
2 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
3 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (36.84%) Application Discovery
5 5 (26.32%) Logistics
6 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) Project Governance
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Release Management
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
1 3 (15.79%) PMP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) BT
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) F5
2 2 (10.53%) Fortinet