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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 89 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.10% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 0.76% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £360 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £360 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £360 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £22.44 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-27.57% +10.80%
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
275 262 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.72% 13.46% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 143 91
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 (66.67%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) SAN
7 7 (33.33%) VoIP
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) MS Office
7 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
10 4 (19.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (19.05%) Service Management
10 4 (19.05%) VLAN
10 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) XenApp
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS

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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
6 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) VLAN
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) PBX
7 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) 3G
9 1 (4.76%) 4G
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQLite
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Domain Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) BYOD
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) ERP
2 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (9.52%) Email Filtering
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Nokia
7 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
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