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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 96 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 2.80% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £223 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.01% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +45.16%
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
282 214 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.17% 12.04% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 114 85
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 19
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% -44.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) VoIP
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
6 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Unified Communications
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) ERP
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 4 (22.22%) MS Office
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) XenApp
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering

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 (38.89%) Skype for Business
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) Unified Communications
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
8 3 (16.67%) NAS
8 3 (16.67%) PBX
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 2 (11.11%) MPLS
9 2 (11.11%) PABX
10 1 (5.56%) BGP
10 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.56%) OSPF
10 1 (5.56%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) BYOD
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) CCTV
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.11%) Email Filtering
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ACSA
1 1 (5.56%) ACSP
1 1 (5.56%) CCDP
1 1 (5.56%) CCIP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCDST
1 1 (5.56%) MCITP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
1 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Avaya
7 1 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) Aruba
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (5.56%) Novell
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Wyse