The first table below looks at the demand for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 59 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 1.20% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £26.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-38.31% +46.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 166 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.94% 21.64% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 72
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy