The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 69 63 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing Wireless 19 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 1.17% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.27% 9.46% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
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£275 £363 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +42.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.25 £22.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.39% -11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £20.05 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.45 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-26.60% -2.67%
Wireless
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
185 148 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.03% 12.38% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
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Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £275 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
4 14 (36.84%) LAN
5 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.68%) HP
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.05%) CCNA
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (21.05%) Avaya
8 8 (21.05%) SAN
9 7 (18.42%) Juniper
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 7 (18.42%) DHCP
9 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.42%) MS Office
9 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
9 7 (18.42%) IPsec
9 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
10 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (15.79%) Firewall
10 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
10 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.79%) MPLS
11 5 (13.16%) BGP
11 5 (13.16%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.89%) CMS
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
3 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.05%) SAN
5 7 (18.42%) DNS
5 7 (18.42%) DHCP
5 7 (18.42%) IPsec
6 6 (15.79%) Firewall
6 6 (15.79%) MPLS
7 5 (13.16%) BGP
8 4 (10.53%) HSRP
8 4 (10.53%) Network Security
8 4 (10.53%) VPN
9 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.89%) OSPF
9 3 (7.89%) SNMP
9 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
9 3 (7.89%) Multicast
9 3 (7.89%) Modbus
10 2 (5.26%) RIP
General
1 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Operations Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) iPad
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.89%) CAN bus
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Life Science
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Network Management
2 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
2 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.53%) CRM
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Time Management
4 1 (2.63%) QMS
4 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.63%) Document Management
4 1 (2.63%) Logistics
4 1 (2.63%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
2 3 (7.89%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) CCNA
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) MCTS
3 4 (10.53%) MCP
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) MCSA
3 4 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.53%) SCSM
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.63%) OpenView
5 1 (2.63%) WSUS
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) HP
4 8 (21.05%) Avaya
5 7 (18.42%) Juniper
6 5 (13.16%) VMware
7 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.53%) Nortel
8 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.89%) Meru Networks
9 2 (5.26%) Websense
9 2 (5.26%) Symantec
9 2 (5.26%) Apple
9 2 (5.26%) EMC
9 2 (5.26%) Citrix
10 1 (2.63%) Dell
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle
10 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
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