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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 67 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 7 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 1.50% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.03% 9.02% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£295 £245 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.40% -29.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £245 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £289 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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
116 133 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.81% 16.58% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 57 66
Average daily rate £450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £223 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Crewe - 3 - - 3
Warrington -4 2 £295 -1.66% 2
Chester -9 1 - - 3
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (37.50%) Android
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
7 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (31.25%) Broadband
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) Service Management
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (18.75%) Handset
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) MCDST
10 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (12.50%) Retail
10 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Broadband
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Technician
1 5 (31.25%) IT Support Technician
1 5 (31.25%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Handset
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) Android
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCDST
3 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) AppSense
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) F5
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