The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 44 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.68% - 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% - 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £198 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +82.05%
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.90% 10.72% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 60
Median daily rate £368 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £31.30 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Preston - 2 £195 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (25.00%) FWSM
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) FWSM
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) DSL
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Designer
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle