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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 97 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 4.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £375 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.63 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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
260 241 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.29% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 115 55
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ACSA
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) ACSP
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) PABX
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) PABX
3 1 (16.67%) PPP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ACSA
1 1 (16.67%) ACSP
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCIP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCDST
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
1 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Wyse