The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.56% 1.07% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £226 -
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 £41.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year -29.26% +35.76%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 30 33 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 16.76% 17.65% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 7
Median daily rate £275 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.13% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Suffolk

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Ipswich - 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
East of England

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (63.64%) PSTN
1 7 (63.64%) VoIP
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
1 7 (63.64%) ZigBee
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 5 (45.45%) Bluetooth
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
4 4 (36.36%) BT
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (9.09%) 802.11
7 1 (9.09%) DSL
7 1 (9.09%) WPA
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) Network Design

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 7 (63.64%) Network Security
1 7 (63.64%) PSTN
1 7 (63.64%) VoIP
1 7 (63.64%) ZigBee
2 5 (45.45%) Bluetooth
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) 802.11
4 1 (9.09%) DSL
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) WPA
4 1 (9.09%) WPA2
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (36.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Google