The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 92 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 2.60% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £320 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +11.11%
Wireless
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 154 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.58% 13.52% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 110 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
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 Leeds

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) VRRP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCDP
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) CCIE
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Meraki
5 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (37.50%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (37.50%) IPv4
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) PKI

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) HSRP
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) VRRP
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (12.50%) FWSM
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
1 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCDP
2 4 (50.00%) CCIE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Graphite
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Meraki
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat