Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 88 116
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 -17
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.35% 1.08% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 6.53% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Wales median daily rate £275 £250 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -45.88%
10th Percentile £263 £179 £127
90th Percentile £288 £380 £349
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Wales median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate £34.11 £18.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year +86.90% -27.72% +20.96%

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 220 245 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.18% 16.50% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 181 184
Wales median daily rate £350 £393 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +15.02% -2.50%
10th Percentile £155 £181 £213
90th Percentile £475 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 5
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.64% +411.63% -23.89%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.97 £77.50 £24.44
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.55% -4.44% +12.50%

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 21 February 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 -6 4 - - 2
North Wales - 1 £275 -
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control

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
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft