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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 61 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 0.95% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.84% 6.63% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £513 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £223 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £475 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +40.00%
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
124 166 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.58% 14.26% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 107 62
Median daily rate £425 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.33 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -36.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +9 4 £675 +42.10% 1
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (20.00%) Aruba
6 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (20.00%) CCIE
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp

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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki