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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 68 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 0.90% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 8.00% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £363 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +113.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £24.64 £20.50 £24.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £20.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £73.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.64
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 125 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.52% 11.21% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 61
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £275 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) LAN
4 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
4 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
5 10 (32.26%) WAN
6 9 (29.03%) SAN
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
7 8 (25.81%) Avaya
7 8 (25.81%) HP
7 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) MS Office
8 7 (22.58%) CCNA
8 7 (22.58%) Juniper
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (22.58%) IPsec
9 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) DHCP
9 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) SLA
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) BGP
10 5 (16.13%) MPLS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) CMS
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) LAN
2 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (32.26%) WAN
4 9 (29.03%) SAN
5 7 (22.58%) IPsec
6 6 (19.35%) DHCP
6 6 (19.35%) DNS
7 5 (16.13%) BGP
7 5 (16.13%) MPLS
7 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 4 (12.90%) VPN
9 3 (9.68%) Multicast
9 3 (9.68%) HSRP
9 3 (9.68%) SNMP
9 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.68%) OSPF
9 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
9 3 (9.68%) Network Security
10 2 (6.45%) Modbus
10 2 (6.45%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) Smartphone
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.45%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
2 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNA
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.90%) MCTS
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) MCP
3 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
2 4 (12.90%) SCSM
3 3 (9.68%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.23%) OpenView
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Avaya
2 8 (25.81%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) Juniper
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.90%) Nortel
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 2 (6.45%) Meru Networks
7 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Websense
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
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