The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 22 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.82% 0.49% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 2.78% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £27.50 £22.17
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +24.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.39% 17.48% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
Average daily rate £400 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £395 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £9.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £31.56 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Chester region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Chester region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Handset
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Handset
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix