Period
to 16 October 2018

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 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 81 153
Rank change year-on-year +1 +72 -60
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.24% 0.34% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 1.26% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £230 £245 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +11.36% -56.86%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £187
90th Percentile £638 £281 £241
North East median daily rate £230 £245 £219
% change year-on-year -6.12% +11.87% -57.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 136 239 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.33% 26.94% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 197 542
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £334 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £185 £208 £205
90th Percentile £503 £522 £457
North East median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +4.62% +3.17% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.50 £17.24 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.31% -38.43% +23.08%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.10 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.65 £31.80 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -3.49% -43.75% +73.27%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 8 £230 +6.98% 1
Sunderland +3 3 - -
Wi-Fi
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (36.36%) 3G
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Ivanti
4 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) G Suite
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) 3G
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
3 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
1 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) SFIA
3 1 (9.09%) Availability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Contract Management
3 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
3 1 (9.09%) Domain Models
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 3 (27.27%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Ivanti
2 4 (36.36%) ThinPrint
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki