The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 80 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.23% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.44% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£355 - £348
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 - £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 - £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 139 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.35% 15.89% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 97
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £352 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 9 (81.82%) vSphere
3 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (72.73%) Lync
3 8 (72.73%) Master Data Management
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (72.73%) IPsec
3 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) Data Management
3 8 (72.73%) XMPP
3 8 (72.73%) Xen
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) IPsec
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XMPP
2 1 (9.09%) BREW
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) MFC
2 1 (9.09%) ODBC
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveX
2 1 (9.09%) J2ME
2 1 (9.09%) ISAPI
2 1 (9.09%) MAPI
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) OLE
2 1 (9.09%) OLE DB
2 1 (9.09%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Handset
1 1 (9.09%) Animation
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Data Management
1 8 (72.73%) Master Data Management
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) VC++
1 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
1 9 (81.82%) vSphere
2 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (72.73%) Xen
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
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