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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 67 68 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 23 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 1.18% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.23% 9.21% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
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£330 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £370 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -12.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.00 £18.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £27.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
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
188 152 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.68% 12.84% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 66 58
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 14 (38.89%) LAN
4 12 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (27.78%) EIGRP
6 10 (27.78%) OSPF
7 9 (25.00%) BGP
7 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (25.00%) MPLS
8 8 (22.22%) Juniper
9 7 (19.44%) Internet
9 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
9 7 (19.44%) CCNA
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (16.67%) VPLS
10 6 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (16.67%) DMZ
10 6 (16.67%) Nortel
11 5 (13.89%) SAN
11 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 5 (13.89%) VMware
11 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) WAN
2 14 (38.89%) LAN
3 12 (33.33%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) OSPF
4 10 (27.78%) EIGRP
5 9 (25.00%) BGP
5 9 (25.00%) MPLS
6 7 (19.44%) Internet
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (16.67%) VPLS
7 6 (16.67%) DMZ
8 5 (13.89%) SAN
9 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) VPN
10 3 (8.33%) DNS
10 3 (8.33%) DHCP
10 3 (8.33%) NAS
10 3 (8.33%) VLAN
10 3 (8.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Project Leader
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Project Leader
4 5 (13.89%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Operations Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Life Science
1 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (8.33%) CAN bus
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) QMS
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
1 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
6 1 (2.78%) HP MASE
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.22%) Juniper
5 6 (16.67%) Nortel
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 3 (8.33%) Meraki
7 3 (8.33%) Meru Networks
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (5.56%) Apple
8 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) Aruba
8 2 (5.56%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) Mitel