The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 29 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.12% 0.52% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 5.88% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £375 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +105.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -24.52%
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Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.84% 8.85% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £345 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +525.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) IPsec
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) 802.1X
5 3 (27.27%) HSRP
5 3 (27.27%) GLBP
5 3 (27.27%) Aruba
5 3 (27.27%) Network Management
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) IPsec
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) HSRP
4 3 (27.27%) GLBP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) WAAS
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Network Designer
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ACSP
2 1 (9.09%) CCEE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCEA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Aruba
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix