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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 1.07% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 7.39% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
Median daily rate £320 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £9.40 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%

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
231 284 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.54% 14.49% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 145 64
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 14 (63.64%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Apple
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
7 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
7 5 (22.73%) VoIP
7 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) CCNP
8 4 (18.18%) CISSP
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Python
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) Unix
8 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 4 (18.18%) SSCP
8 4 (18.18%) OSPF
8 4 (18.18%) BGP
8 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (18.18%) LogRhythm

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
5 5 (22.73%) VoIP
5 5 (22.73%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 2 (9.09%) IPv4
8 2 (9.09%) SAN
8 2 (9.09%) SSL
8 2 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Redis
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GitLab
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Domain Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) ELK Stack
1 4 (18.18%) RESTful
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 2 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Case Management
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Security Operations
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
3 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Server Building
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) SANS
1 4 (18.18%) SSCP
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kibana
1 4 (18.18%) logstash
1 4 (18.18%) QRadar
1 4 (18.18%) RSA enVision
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Apple
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) LogRhythm
3 4 (18.18%) Splunk
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Aruba
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Motorola
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) AppSense
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.55%) Riverbed