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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 79 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.23% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 1.08% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.57
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +6.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 185 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.17% 20.83% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 77
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -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
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 14 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%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) IPsec
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
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%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (72.73%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) vSphere
3 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (72.73%) Lync
3 8 (72.73%) Master Data Management
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (63.64%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
1 8 (72.73%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) IPsec
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
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%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
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%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (9.09%) Android
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
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Xen
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
1 8 (72.73%) vSphere
1 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix