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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 88 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.065% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 1.35% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £68.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.76% +4.00%
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
211 148 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.67% 12.36% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 63 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -51.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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
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 6 March 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 - - - -
Wi-Fi
North West

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) BGP
5 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 5 (45.45%) MPLS
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (36.36%) Symposium
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 4 (36.36%) IGRP
6 4 (36.36%) Avaya
6 4 (36.36%) WLAN
6 4 (36.36%) Nortel
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) BT
7 3 (27.27%) Network Management
8 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Network Design
8 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 17799

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) WLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Symposium
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (36.36%) IGRP
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CCTV
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
1 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Nortel
2 4 (36.36%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki