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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 91 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 15 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 1.45% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 10.33% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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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
220 184 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.89% 14.06% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) LAN
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (38.10%) DHCP
4 16 (38.10%) DNS
5 15 (35.71%) WAN
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco
7 13 (30.95%) VoIP
8 11 (26.19%) CCNP
9 10 (23.81%) BGP
10 9 (21.43%) VPN
10 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 9 (21.43%) Network Security
10 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (19.05%) CCNA
11 8 (19.05%) OSPF
12 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
13 6 (14.29%) Project Management
14 5 (11.90%) VMware
14 5 (11.90%) Information Security
14 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
14 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (9.52%) SSL
15 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
15 4 (9.52%) Perl
15 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (9.52%) Network Management
15 4 (9.52%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) LAN
3 16 (38.10%) DHCP
3 16 (38.10%) DNS
4 15 (35.71%) WAN
5 13 (30.95%) VoIP
6 10 (23.81%) BGP
7 9 (21.43%) Network Security
7 9 (21.43%) VPN
8 8 (19.05%) OSPF
9 7 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (9.52%) SSL
12 3 (7.14%) SNMP
12 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.14%) SMTP
12 3 (7.14%) FTP
12 3 (7.14%) HTTP
12 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Network Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) Network Support
6 4 (9.52%) Project Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Information Security
3 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) Document Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) Workflow
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.38%) Network Design
7 1 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.38%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Perl
2 3 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNP
3 8 (19.05%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 3 (7.14%) Aruba
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) BT
4 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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Rate: £35 - £36 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago