The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 66 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 1.06% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 6.19% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £250 £281 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +87.50%
Wireless
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 113 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.13% 17.10% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 65
Median daily rate £438 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Birmingham region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Birmingham region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) WLAN
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Aruba
5 5 (41.67%) Meraki
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
6 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) CCDA
7 3 (25.00%) CCDP
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) CCIE
7 3 (25.00%) Huawei
7 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) WLAN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) HSRP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Junos
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Installation Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCDA
2 3 (25.00%) CCDP
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Aruba
2 5 (41.67%) Meraki
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Huawei
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) BT
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) VMware