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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 77 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% - 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% - 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£223 - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.06% +17.50%
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
224 113 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.76% 8.70% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 47 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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
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 28 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £225 -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) VoIP
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) Network Management
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Dell
8 2 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) McAfee
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) MCP
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) CCIE

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) VoIP
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) FCoE
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Network Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Network Management
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) BPMN
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint