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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 76 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 20 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 1.20% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 11.26% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £192 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £320 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £12.70 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.50 £83.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -30.95%
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
232 151 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.23% 10.65% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 57 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) WAN
3 16 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) MPLS
4 15 (46.88%) BGP
4 15 (46.88%) EIGRP
5 14 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (40.63%) OSPF
6 13 (40.63%) Nortel
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (37.50%) Windows
8 11 (34.38%) LAN
8 11 (34.38%) Internet
8 11 (34.38%) Migration
9 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
9 10 (31.25%) CCNA
10 9 (28.13%) DMZ
10 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
10 9 (28.13%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (28.13%) VPLS
11 8 (25.00%) NAS
11 8 (25.00%) SAN
11 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 8 (25.00%) EMC
11 8 (25.00%) Citrix
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.00%) UNIX
12 7 (21.88%) IIS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (21.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) WAN
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) MPLS
3 15 (46.88%) BGP
3 15 (46.88%) EIGRP
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (40.63%) OSPF
6 11 (34.38%) LAN
6 11 (34.38%) Internet
7 9 (28.13%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (28.13%) VPLS
7 9 (28.13%) DMZ
8 8 (25.00%) SAN
8 8 (25.00%) NAS
9 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
11 4 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Architect
1 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Project Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
7 1 (3.13%) Account Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
1 7 (21.88%) Celerra
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 7 (21.88%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.13%) CAD
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) C++
1 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 6 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) CISM
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Terminal Services
2 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.88%) XenApp
2 7 (21.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) Nortel
3 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 9 (28.13%) SolarWinds
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) EMC
5 8 (25.00%) Citrix
6 7 (21.88%) Avaya
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
7 3 (9.38%) BT
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) Aruba
Manchester
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Posted: 18 days ago
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