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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 52 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Wireless 13 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.36% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.92% 1.94% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £370 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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
131 155 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.99% 18.72% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 98 40
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 8 (36.36%) Internet
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Banking
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) VLAN
9 4 (18.18%) SLA
9 4 (18.18%) VoIP
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
10 3 (13.64%) MS Office
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) DNS
10 3 (13.64%) IBM

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 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 4 (18.18%) VLAN
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) BGP
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.64%) H.323
6 3 (13.64%) OSPF
6 3 (13.64%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (9.09%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Front Office
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Field Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Deskside Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Deskside Support
4 2 (9.09%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacker
4 2 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Fedora
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Server Building
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (9.09%) Security Patching
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) DameWare
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Brocade
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) Meraki
4 2 (9.09%) Meru Networks
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Arqiva
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (4.55%) Telindus
5 1 (4.55%) Tellabs
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Virgin Media
5 1 (4.55%) ZTE