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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 91 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Wireless 16 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.92% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.86% 6.92% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 8
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.75 £9.52 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.93% -4.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +62.50%
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
273 260 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.49% 13.33% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 139 85
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Salford - 3 £400 -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (60.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) WAN
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (24.00%) Apple
7 6 (24.00%) Service Management
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) Patch Management
8 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (20.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) RESTful
9 4 (16.00%) Open Source
9 4 (16.00%) Splunk
9 4 (16.00%) SIEM
9 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Redis
9 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (16.00%) OSPF

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (20.00%) SAN
6 5 (20.00%) VoIP
7 4 (16.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Redis
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) GitLab
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Domain Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) ELK Stack
1 4 (16.00%) RESTful
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.00%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) PKI
4 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (24.00%) Service Management
1 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Case Management
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Server Building
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
1 4 (16.00%) SANS
1 4 (16.00%) SSCP
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Kibana
1 4 (16.00%) logstash
1 4 (16.00%) QRadar
1 4 (16.00%) RSA enVision
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Cacti
2 2 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Apple
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Splunk
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Aruba
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Motorola
5 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.00%) Polycom
5 2 (8.00%) Siemens
5 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec