The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 16 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.94% 0.95% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+69.04% -30.00%
Wireless
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 28.71% 5.71% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Average daily rate £215 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Belfast +4 6 £600 -
Wireless
Northern Ireland

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Nortel
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) e-Health
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
4 1 (12.50%) Multicast
4 1 (12.50%) NetQoS
4 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Perl

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (37.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Nortel
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) NetQoS