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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 69 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 1.50% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 8.89% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£420 £245 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.84 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.79% -36.42%
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
136 135 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.02% 16.83% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 49
Average daily rate £425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £615 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.53% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 +5 3 - -
Crewe - 3 - - 1
Warrington -5 1 £420 +300.00% 1
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (25.00%) MCDST
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (25.00%) Handset
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Broadband
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) OSPF
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) MS Project
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Broadband
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) IT Support
1 3 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 3 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Handset
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCDST
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
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Austin Fraser Limited
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Posted: 20 days ago