The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 93 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 10 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 1.88% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 13.66% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 7
Median daily rate £263 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £328 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £9.27 £37.50 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.28% +202.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +72.83%
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
275 205 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.39% 13.73% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 109 55
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - -
Audenshaw - 1 - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) CCNP
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (26.32%) Aruba
5 5 (26.32%) VoIP
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) CCNA
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) BGP
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
7 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter

Wireless
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
5 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (15.79%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (10.53%) FWSM
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Advisor
6 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ACSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCIP
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCDST
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) RHCE
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cacti
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Aruba
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Polycom
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Wyse