Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 July 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 157 164
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 33 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.90% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 6.63% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 9
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £231 £165
90th Percentile £530 £493 £440
England median daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -9.38% +33.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.08 £46.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.53% +219.44% +51.58%
10th Percentile £14.10 £45.50 £10.48
90th Percentile £31.56 £46.50 £16.28
England median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -52.50% +81.82% +10.00%

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 627 815 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.25% 13.52% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 422 370
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £205 £181 £214
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 40 68
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +4.88% +32.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.73 £9.53
90th Percentile £60.00 £38.83 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +9.33%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in the West Midlands

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Birmingham +15 9 £388 +18.32%
Staffordshire +9 9 £388 -2.52%
Coventry +17 6 £413 +3.13%
Solihull +11 6 - - 1
Warwickshire +7 5 £413 +28.91% 1
Worcestershire +15 1 £300 +122.22%
Dudley +2 1 - -
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 20 (60.61%) LAN
2 14 (42.42%) WAN
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (27.27%) 3G
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) Bluetooth
6 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) Firewall
7 7 (21.21%) VPN
7 7 (21.21%) DHCP
7 7 (21.21%) VoIP
7 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.21%) ZigBee
7 7 (21.21%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) Big Data
8 6 (18.18%) 4G
8 6 (18.18%) Presales
8 6 (18.18%) 5G
8 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (18.18%) ERP
8 6 (18.18%) Data Security
8 6 (18.18%) RFID
8 6 (18.18%) Retail
8 6 (18.18%) Logistics
9 5 (15.15%) Wireless
9 5 (15.15%) PMP
10 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.12%) Automotive

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) LAN
2 14 (42.42%) WAN
3 9 (27.27%) 3G
4 8 (24.24%) Bluetooth
5 7 (21.21%) DHCP
5 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 7 (21.21%) VoIP
5 7 (21.21%) VPN
5 7 (21.21%) ZigBee
6 6 (18.18%) 4G
6 6 (18.18%) 5G
6 6 (18.18%) RFID
7 5 (15.15%) Wireless
8 3 (9.09%) SAN
8 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.06%) SSL
10 1 (3.03%) DNS
10 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.03%) HTTP
10 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) CocoaPods
2 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Automotive
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Cocoa
2 1 (3.03%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (3.03%) Core Animation
2 1 (3.03%) Core Data
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) FMCG
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) PMI
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) MVS
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Analytics
2 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (18.18%) Data Security
3 6 (18.18%) ERP
3 6 (18.18%) Logistics
3 6 (18.18%) Presales
4 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) PMP
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) CCA
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) Kaspersky
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Xerox
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Assembla
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
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Rate: £300 per day
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