Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 132 178
Rank change year-on-year +48 +46 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 36 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.87% 0.97% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 8.28% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 18
Median daily rate £350 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -35.00% +175.86%
10th Percentile £145 £165 £212
90th Percentile £395 £475 £449
England median daily rate £325 £370 £360
% change year-on-year -12.16% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £41.25 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +145.39% -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £46.40 £18.70
% change year-on-year -57.97% +148.13% -28.08%

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 120 435 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.45% 11.76% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 272 381
Median daily rate £404 £363 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% -12.65% +0.91%
10th Percentile £194 £188 £250
90th Percentile £546 £538 £550
England median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 54
Median hourly rate £20.39 £16.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.45% +0.16% +12.50%
10th Percentile £17.70 £12.42 £11.97
90th Percentile £36.75 £42.20 £25.95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £19.19
% change year-on-year +27.27% +43.29% +2.63%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Wi-Fi in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Yorkshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Wi-Fi in Yorkshire.

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 31 October 2020. 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 +47 6 £375 +20.97%
North Yorkshire - 3 £145 - 2
South Yorkshire +35 1 - - 2
Wi-Fi
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (30.00%) EMC
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (30.00%) Architectural Design
2 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Qt
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) UPnP
2 2 (20.00%) JNI
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Mockito
2 2 (20.00%) GCC
2 2 (20.00%) GDB
2 2 (20.00%) DLNA
2 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) MPEG
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (30.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (20.00%) DLNA
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) UPnP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (10.00%) 4G
3 1 (10.00%) 5G
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) IPv6
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) GCC
1 2 (20.00%) GDB
1 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) RF Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JNI
1 2 (20.00%) Qt
1 2 (20.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) MPEG
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Architectural Design
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto