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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 69 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 1.22% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 6.80% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £308 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £368 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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
126 147 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.53% 17.90% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 66
Average daily rate £413 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 22
Average hourly rate £17.33 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £16.79 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 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 28 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
Warrington -6 5 £300 - 2
Chester -6 2 £425 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) Handset
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) MCDST
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) iPad
9 3 (17.65%) Android
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
9 3 (17.65%) Local Government
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) LAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) OSPF
4 2 (11.76%) Broadband
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Local Government
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Junior
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) Handset
2 3 (17.65%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
4 3 (17.65%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCDST
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenServer
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Toshiba
5 2 (11.76%) BT
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) AppSense
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago