The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 57 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 0.92% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 7.32% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£150 £244 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +121.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
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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
109 82 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.42% 12.54% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 38
Average daily rate £328 £320 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) SLA
5 3 (16.67%) CCNP
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) NetScout
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Network Design
6 2 (11.11%) MCITP
6 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) 3G
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) LTE
3 1 (5.56%) 4G
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) Broadband
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Professional Services Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) NetScout
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
6 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
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