The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 68 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 1.97% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.52% 12.31% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.92 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
Wireless
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 130 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.86% 16.03% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 39 50
Average daily rate £400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.03 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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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
Chester +2 2 - -
Crewe - 2 - - 6
Warrington -20 1 £420 +58.49% 1
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (52.63%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) WLAN
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Android
6 4 (21.05%) Aruba
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.79%) IronPort
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Broadband
7 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Handset
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) WLAN
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Broadband
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (15.79%) Project Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Handset
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Android
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCDST
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Aruba
5 3 (15.79%) IronPort
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense