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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.50% 1.43% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 8.91% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £310 £263 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £393 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.94%

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
105 101 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.50% 16.03% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 49
Median daily rate £313 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 4 (30.77%) WLAN
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) CCIE
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) 802.11
6 2 (15.38%) CCDA
6 2 (15.38%) CCDP
6 2 (15.38%) PPP
6 2 (15.38%) RIP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
6 2 (15.38%) Presales

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) VoIP
2 4 (30.77%) WLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) 802.11
4 2 (15.38%) ATM
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (15.38%) Frame Relay
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) PPP
4 2 (15.38%) RIP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Junos
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) ICT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Support
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior ICT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCDA
2 2 (15.38%) CCDP
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) AirMagnet
3 2 (15.38%) Aruba
3 2 (15.38%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) VMware