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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 98 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% 0.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 6.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
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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
210 124 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.77% 10.63% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 86 87
Average daily rate £288 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 13
Average hourly rate £76.25 £18.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+323.61% -48.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £20.80 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCSP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
1 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus
1 1 (14.29%) Sophos
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Veeam
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft