Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 86 115
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 -7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.16% 1.20% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 6.97% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Wales median daily rate £193 £250 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.00% +127.27% -
10th Percentile £121 £180 £105
90th Percentile £270 £467 £115
UK median daily rate £350 £395 £375
% change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Wales median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate £34.10 £19.00 £22.19
% change year-on-year +79.45% -14.37% +16.78%

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 189 244 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.37% 17.24% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 162 196
Wales median daily rate £325 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.20% +16.30% -10.00%
10th Percentile £150 £207 £223
90th Percentile £469 £506 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 14
Wales median hourly rate £19.80 £45.00 £10.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +344.44% -36.72%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.93 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.63 £77.50 £20.53
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.67 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.18% +7.94% +5.00%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 1 £110 -59.63%
North Wales - 1 £275 -
Wi-Fi
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) PMO

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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft