Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 20 January 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 -4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% - 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Staffordshire median daily rate - - £325
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +35.38% +13.04% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £10.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -55.56% +45.16%

Wireless 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 38 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.45% 4.58% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 22
Staffordshire median daily rate £300 £364 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.53% -1.36% +13.46%
10th Percentile £151 £206 £306
90th Percentile £450 £589 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +29.55% +12.27%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.31 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +102.07% -14.29% -25.53%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Staffordshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Staffordshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Staffordshire

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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 - 2 - - 2
Wireless
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

Wireless
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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cabling Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer