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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 74 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 24 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 1.10% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 9.59% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £24.64 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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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
189 146 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.67% 11.51% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 68 71
Average daily rate £305 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 23 (46.94%) WAN
2 23 (46.94%) Cisco
3 21 (42.86%) LAN
4 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (34.69%) BGP
6 15 (30.61%) OSPF
7 14 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 14 (28.57%) DNS
7 14 (28.57%) DHCP
8 13 (26.53%) VoIP
8 13 (26.53%) Windows
9 11 (22.45%) CCNP
9 11 (22.45%) Network Security
9 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
10 10 (20.41%) VMware
10 10 (20.41%) UNIX
11 9 (18.37%) Internet
11 9 (18.37%) MPLS
11 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
12 8 (16.33%) CCNA
12 8 (16.33%) Citrix
12 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
12 8 (16.33%) VPN
12 8 (16.33%) Migration
13 7 (14.29%) Replication

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 23 (46.94%) WAN
3 21 (42.86%) LAN
4 17 (34.69%) BGP
5 15 (30.61%) OSPF
6 14 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 14 (28.57%) DHCP
6 14 (28.57%) DNS
7 13 (26.53%) VoIP
8 11 (22.45%) Network Security
8 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (18.37%) MPLS
9 9 (18.37%) Internet
10 8 (16.33%) VPN
11 7 (14.29%) VPLS
11 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
11 7 (14.29%) SAN
11 7 (14.29%) DMZ
11 7 (14.29%) NAS
11 7 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Network Consultant
2 9 (18.37%) Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Network Support
7 4 (8.16%) Project Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Security Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.29%) Celerra
3 7 (14.29%) Replication
3 7 (14.29%) Clustering
3 7 (14.29%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.12%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) UNIX
3 7 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Migration
1 8 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) Change Control
4 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Information Security
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Network Management
6 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) Network Design
8 1 (2.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Perl
1 3 (6.12%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.45%) CCNP
3 8 (16.33%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.29%) XenApp
2 7 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 7 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Cisco
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
3 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) EMC
4 7 (14.29%) Nortel
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.16%) Aruba
6 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.12%) Avaya
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) BT
7 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
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Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
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