The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 89 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 5.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Median daily rate £388 £223 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +60.00%
Wi-Fi
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
287 228 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.80% 15.04% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 112 49
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) PABX
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
5 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ACSA
5 1 (12.50%) MCDST
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) CCTV
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Degree

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) PABX
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) PPP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ACSA
1 1 (12.50%) ACSP
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCIP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Aruba
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Novell
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Wyse