The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank - 29 23
Contract jobs citing Wireless 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.88% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.29% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +15.00%
Wireless
Cheshire

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
22 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.57% 13.13% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 4
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Wireless
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

Wireless
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