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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.052% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 0.36% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £355
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +122.22%

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
221 276 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.04% 14.37% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 140 71
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) VoIP
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
6 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Android
7 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) Service Management

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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) VoIP
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) SAN
5 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
6 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
7 3 (13.64%) NAS
7 3 (13.64%) PBX
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) 3G
8 2 (9.09%) DHCP
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) VLAN
9 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Domain Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# WCF Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) WCF Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) SOAP
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) WCF
2 3 (13.64%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Material Design
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) BYOD
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Android
3 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
1 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
2 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (13.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (13.64%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Email Filtering
3 2 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Apple
7 1 (4.55%) Google
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia
7 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL