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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank - 87 82
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.62% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+115.18% -12.22%
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
270 185 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.10% 13.06% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 91 75
Average daily rate £368 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco