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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank - 22 11
Contract jobs citing Wireless 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 2.27% 6.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.52% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +11.11%
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
11 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 12.50% 23.86% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £100 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (66.67%) e-Health
2 6 (66.67%) OPNET
2 6 (66.67%) CA
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Broadband
2 6 (66.67%) ISDN
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) OpenView
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (66.67%) Network Management
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
5 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) BYOD
5 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (33.33%) SecurID
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) CCIE
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) Validation

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) Broadband
2 6 (66.67%) ISDN
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Support
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) e-Health
2 3 (33.33%) BYOD
2 3 (33.33%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Network Management
1 6 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Fault Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (66.67%) OpenView
1 6 (66.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CA
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto