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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 92 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 16 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.50% 2.60% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £293 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% +0.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +23.00%
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
291 231 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.23% 12.26% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 131 106
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.76 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
7 7 (35.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) VoIP
8 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
9 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) Service Management
10 4 (20.00%) XenApp
10 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) VLAN

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 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) SAN
4 7 (35.00%) VoIP
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (20.00%) VLAN
7 4 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) NAS
8 3 (15.00%) PBX
8 3 (15.00%) VPN
9 2 (10.00%) Internet
10 1 (5.00%) BGP
10 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.00%) MPLS
10 1 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Domain Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.00%) BYOD
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (10.00%) Email Filtering
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Novell
7 1 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL