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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 65 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.65% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 5.88% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £115 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% -53.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.89% +16.25%
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
131 102 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.95% 11.12% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 54 62
Median daily rate £400 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 13
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 2 £700 +508.69% 2
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Incident 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) ITSM
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SmoothWall
2 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) ProCurve