Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 27 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.04% 3.80% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.00% 33.33% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £388 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% -2.52% -6.47%
10th Percentile £175 £328 £386
90th Percentile £395 £400 £409
West Midlands median daily rate £308 £388 £435
% change year-on-year -20.65% -10.92% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £14.20 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.13% +219.44%
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £16.41 £46.00
% change year-on-year -24.41% -64.34% +174.63%

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 50 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.38% 11.39% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 25
Staffordshire median daily rate £359 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +7.69% -16.93%
10th Percentile £188 £178 £101
90th Percentile £409 £396 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £24.60 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.26% +200.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -17.50% -13.98% +32.86%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -1 9 £360 -7.10% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -3 1 £315 -
Cannock - 1 £275 - 1
Wi-Fi
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) FMCG
2 5 (45.45%) Re-Platforming
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
4 3 (27.27%) BT
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Application Discovery
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Re-Platforming Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) FMCG
2 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (18.18%) Application Discovery
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) BT
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet