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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 88 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.90% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 6.43% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £275 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +29.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.92 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +82.05%
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
195 140 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.68% 14.01% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 71 47
Median daily rate £385 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £19.82 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 -11 2 - -
Chester +2 1 £275 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (82.35%) VPN
2 12 (70.59%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (64.71%) Android
3 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
3 11 (64.71%) AirWatch
3 11 (64.71%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (64.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (58.82%) Handset
5 9 (52.94%) Problem Management
5 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) ITSM
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) Internet
8 2 (11.76%) CCIE
8 2 (11.76%) Unix
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) WebSphere

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 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) VPN
2 12 (70.59%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (58.82%) Handset
3 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.88%) Health Informatics
4 1 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (5.88%) Informatics
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Android
1 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (52.94%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSP
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) AirWatch
2 2 (11.76%) SmoothWall
3 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) ProCurve