Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 16 December 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 180 192
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 33 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 1.26% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 16
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £140 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +182.14% -66.06% +37.50%
10th Percentile £210 £129 £113
90th Percentile £483 £413 £625
England median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 - £13.50
England median hourly rate £19.39 £34.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year -43.12% +79.37% -15.08%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 671 637 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.56% 14.39% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 397 459
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £167 £213
90th Percentile £575 £568 £558
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 47
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.65 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +1.03% +16.09%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.22 £11.53
90th Percentile £25.00 £38.14 £45.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +9.76%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
West Yorkshire +11 25 £408 +191.07% 24
South Yorkshire +2 8 £340 +161.54%
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) VPN
3 11 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) LAN
4 10 (30.30%) WAN
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Retail
6 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) OO
6 8 (24.24%) VoIP
6 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
7 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
7 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.21%) VLAN
8 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
8 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 6 (18.18%) C
8 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 6 (18.18%) Firmware
9 5 (15.15%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) JUnit
9 5 (15.15%) UML
9 5 (15.15%) OOP

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) VPN
3 10 (30.30%) LAN
3 10 (30.30%) WAN
4 8 (24.24%) VoIP
5 7 (21.21%) VLAN
6 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.15%) DLNA
7 5 (15.15%) UPnP
8 4 (12.12%) DNS
9 3 (9.09%) 3G
9 3 (9.09%) 4G
9 3 (9.09%) Bluetooth
9 3 (9.09%) Internet
10 1 (3.03%) DHCP
10 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.03%) IPsec
10 1 (3.03%) Network Security
10 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) GCC
1 5 (15.15%) GDB
1 5 (15.15%) GoogleTest
1 5 (15.15%) JUnit
1 5 (15.15%) Mockito
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior
5 3 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Java Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) JNI
1 5 (15.15%) Qt
1 5 (15.15%) STL
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) MPEG
3 3 (9.09%) BeagleBone
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Android
4 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 11 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) OO
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
5 5 (15.15%) OOP
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) UML
5 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Aruba
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Meraki
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) BT
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) ESET
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.03%) VMware