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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 62 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.40% 0.93% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.19% 7.61% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £295 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £150 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.14% +17.50%
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
108 92 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.79% 12.27% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 72
Median daily rate £338 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +120.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 19 (79.17%) WAN
2 17 (70.83%) LAN
3 16 (66.67%) Firewall
4 15 (62.50%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) CCNP
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL
9 7 (29.17%) WLAN
9 7 (29.17%) Internet
9 7 (29.17%) Meraki
9 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
10 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (25.00%) Project Management
10 6 (25.00%) CCNA
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) CCIE
11 5 (20.83%) VoIP
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
11 5 (20.83%) OSPF
11 5 (20.83%) BGP
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008

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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) WAN
2 17 (70.83%) LAN
3 16 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (29.17%) Internet
5 7 (29.17%) WLAN
6 5 (20.83%) BGP
6 5 (20.83%) OSPF
6 5 (20.83%) VLAN
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.50%) DHCP
8 3 (12.50%) H.323
8 3 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (8.33%) HSRP
9 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Fedora
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Server Building
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNP
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) CCDA
4 3 (12.50%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) DameWare
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Meraki
3 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.67%) Aruba
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 3 (12.50%) Huawei
7 2 (8.33%) Brocade
7 2 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (8.33%) Meru Networks
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (4.17%) Mitel
8 1 (4.17%) Stonesoft
8 1 (4.17%) Veeam