Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 May 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 87 96
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 -1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.33% 0.82% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 5.53% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Wales median daily rate - £350 £350
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £55.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.48% +266.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £32.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £14.76 £77.50 £17.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -55.00% +83.91%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 230 199 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.38% 14.87% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 130 130
Wales median daily rate £375 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% -2.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £161 £166 £188
90th Percentile £491 £475 £513
UK median daily rate £423 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +2.55% +3.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 9
Wales median hourly rate £19.60 £55.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.37% +266.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £40.82 £77.50 £34.05
UK median hourly rate £19.24 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.71% -17.49% +13.64%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Wales

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Wales

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Wales

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
South Wales -27 5 - - 2
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) CRM

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel