The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 72 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.18% 5.71% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £200 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £153 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £345 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.07%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
152 140 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.57% 13.99% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 106
Average daily rate £325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Manchester region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Manchester region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Rochdale - 1 £190 -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) Avaya
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
6 10 (41.67%) LAN
7 9 (37.50%) ITIL
7 9 (37.50%) WAN
7 9 (37.50%) VPN
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (33.33%) CCNA
8 8 (33.33%) SAN
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) IPsec
9 7 (29.17%) HP
9 7 (29.17%) Nortel
9 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (25.00%) SLA
10 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (25.00%) MS Office
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
11 5 (20.83%) CRM
11 5 (20.83%) MCP
11 5 (20.83%) MCSE

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) IPsec
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 5 (20.83%) SSL
5 5 (20.83%) DHCP
6 4 (16.67%) Network Security
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (12.50%) MPLS
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (12.50%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 3 (12.50%) SNMP
7 3 (12.50%) Multicast
7 3 (12.50%) HSRP
8 2 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) iPad
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) PDA
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Document Management
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) MCP
2 5 (20.83%) MCSE
2 5 (20.83%) MCSA
2 5 (20.83%) MCTS
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCSM
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
1 5 (20.83%) SCOM
2 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) Avaya
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) Nortel
5 5 (20.83%) Kaspersky
6 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (4.17%) 3Com
8 1 (4.17%) Websense
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.17%) Brocade
8 1 (4.17%) Mitel
8 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
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