The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
North West / Cheshire
Rank 42 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.18% 0.21% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.96% 1.05% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -19.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
- +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £38.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +49.51%

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
67 190 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.16% 20.41% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 112 74
Median daily rate £338 £475 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +21.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £338 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) VLAN
7 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (33.33%) Service Management
7 4 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (33.33%) BGP
7 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (25.00%) VoIP
8 3 (25.00%) H.323
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (16.67%) Risk Management

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) H.323
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) 802.11
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
9 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Principal Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Domain Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) CWNA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp OnCommand
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Aruba
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Mercator