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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 71 66 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing Wireless 17 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 1.34% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 11.03% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £363 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +113.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £318 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-17.52% -13.39%
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
188 145 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.79% 12.12% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 74 49
Average daily rate £318 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Wireless
North West

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
4 14 (37.84%) LAN
5 12 (32.43%) WAN
6 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (21.62%) CCNA
7 8 (21.62%) HP
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (21.62%) Avaya
8 7 (18.92%) Juniper
8 7 (18.92%) SAN
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (18.92%) MS Office
8 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.92%) IPsec
9 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
9 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
9 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.22%) MPLS
9 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (13.51%) iPad
10 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (8.11%) CMS
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) LAN
2 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 7 (18.92%) IPsec
5 6 (16.22%) MPLS
5 6 (16.22%) Firewall
6 5 (13.51%) BGP
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security
7 4 (10.81%) HSRP
7 4 (10.81%) VPN
8 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
8 3 (8.11%) SNMP
8 3 (8.11%) Modbus
8 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.11%) OSPF
8 3 (8.11%) Multicast
9 2 (5.41%) RIP
General
1 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Operations Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) iPad
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Smartphone
2 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.11%) CAN bus
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Life Science
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) CRM
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
2 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (10.81%) Network Management
3 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.70%) Document Management
4 1 (2.70%) Logistics
4 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
4 1 (2.70%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
2 3 (8.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CCNA
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCTS
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 4 (10.81%) SCSM
3 3 (8.11%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (2.70%) OpenView
5 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Avaya
4 7 (18.92%) Juniper
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.81%) Nortel
7 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.11%) Meru Networks
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Websense
8 2 (5.41%) Citrix
8 2 (5.41%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) Meraki
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
Greater Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 25 days ago