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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 64 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 1.30% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 8.62% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
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- £133 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -62.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.85 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -
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
135 116 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.67% 15.10% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 52
Average daily rate £350 £363 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £133 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £647 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Crewe - - - - 13
Nantwich - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) Aruba
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) WLAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) Broadband
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (14.29%) IronPort
7 3 (14.29%) Android
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) WLAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) Broadband
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Project Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Handset
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
2 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNP
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCDST
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Aruba
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) IronPort
6 1 (4.76%) VMware