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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 119 113
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.55% 0.098% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 0.75% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £331 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 - £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £290
% change year-on-year -6.66% +29.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% -46.47%  

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 206 265 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.28% 13.02% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 422 534
Median daily rate £375 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% -56.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £16.75 £193.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 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 28 June 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 +26 7 £325 -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
Wi-Fi
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
3 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) MS Access
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) Delphi
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (29.41%) Web Development
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework

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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) BGP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
7 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.88%) IOS XR
7 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MS Access
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) jQuery
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Information Governance
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Delphi
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) OPNET
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Aruba
7 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Motorola
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) TippingPoint