The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 66 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs citing Wireless 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.23% 0.19% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.69% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£282 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -37.69%
Wireless
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.34% 11.24% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 13
Average daily rate £285 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.00 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the North East region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the North East region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -20 2 £282 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) NetScreen
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Aruba