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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £321
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £41.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-54.81% +110.12%

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
209 257 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.46% 14.20% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 136 96
Median daily rate £400 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) SQLite
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Data Entry
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) REST

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) 3G
5 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
5 2 (13.33%) NFC
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) 4G
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Domain Architect
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WCF Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Material Design
3 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (6.67%) VMware