The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 3 months to 30 March 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 111 112
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.051% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 0.44% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £300
% change year-on-year -7.28% +25.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.36% +30.00%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 174 227 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.99% 11.59% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 138 149
Median daily rate £420 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.39 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.12% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in West Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 5 £388 -
Bradford - 2 £483 -
Wi-Fi
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) MPLS
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (16.67%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (16.67%) Service Design
5 3 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) CCNP
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) NHS
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) VMware

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) IPv4
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) xDSL
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cabling Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Service Design
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCSP
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Samsung
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Nortel