Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 May 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 86 91
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 +20
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.86% 1.42% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.76% 7.25% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 10
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £295 £215 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.21% -64.17% +160.87%
10th Percentile £293 £183 £214
90th Percentile £298 £282 £678
North East median daily rate £295 £218 £575
% change year-on-year +35.63% -62.17% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £29.00
North East median hourly rate - - £29.00

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 139 207 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.96% 19.57% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 166 136
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £317 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.08% -8.71% +15.83%
10th Percentile £163 £240 £208
90th Percentile £557 £525 £528
North East median daily rate £400 £316 £338
% change year-on-year +26.58% -6.37% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.51% -26.25% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.70 £10.23 £14.78
90th Percentile £41.40 £44.50 £55.10
North East median hourly rate £17.82 £19.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -8.62% -48.00% +33.93%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Tyne and Wear

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Tyne and Wear

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Tyne and Wear

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Sunderland - 7 £295 -
Gateshead - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
North East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) BIG-IP
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) SolarWinds
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (87.50%) FortiGate
2 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (87.50%) TrustSec
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (87.50%) 802.1X
2 7 (87.50%) Palo Alto
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) LAN

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) BIG-IP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (87.50%) FortiGate
1 7 (87.50%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) F5
1 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
1 7 (87.50%) Palo Alto
1 7 (87.50%) SolarWinds