The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.25% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£268 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.60% -2.67%
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
71 10 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.75% 3.56% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 3 30
Average daily rate £280 £150 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £250 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -62.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chorley - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) WLAN
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) WLAN
3 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) FWSM
6 1 (7.69%) Multicast
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Support
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Meru Networks
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) HP