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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 91 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 1.94% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 12.72% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Median daily rate £300 £294 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £350 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £11.39 £37.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.64% +141.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +52.17%
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
289 228 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.77% 15.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 111 50
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Audenshaw 0 1 - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) Aruba
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) VoIP
5 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 7 (26.92%) CCNP
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) OSPF
6 6 (23.08%) BGP
6 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
8 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) HP
8 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
8 4 (15.38%) Data Centre

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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 8 (30.77%) VoIP
3 7 (26.92%) VPN
4 6 (23.08%) BGP
4 6 (23.08%) Network Security
4 6 (23.08%) OSPF
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (11.54%) SNMP
6 3 (11.54%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (11.54%) TACACS
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) FWSM
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Build Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) ACSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCIP
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCDST
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) RHCE
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Aruba
3 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.69%) Arqiva
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Huawei
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Wyse