Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 95 87
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 +22
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.24% 0.16% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 1.09% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Wales median daily rate £200 £193 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -35.83% +172.73%
UK median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Wales median hourly rate £14.04 - £55.00
10th Percentile £13.31 - £32.50
90th Percentile £14.76 - £77.50
UK median hourly rate £18.10 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -44.31% +30.00% +14.88%

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 214 183 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.86% 14.90% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 126 160
Wales median daily rate £425 £316 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.39% -20.94% +16.79%
10th Percentile £275 £150 £224
90th Percentile £575 £475 £513
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 17
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £12.86 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.52% -38.76% +81.82%
10th Percentile £12.95 £10.45 £12.04
90th Percentile £42.00 £25.62 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.63% -15.56% +9.76%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 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 -11 4 £200 +81.82%
West Wales - 1 £200 -
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA

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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel