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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 57 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.16% 2.45% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 11.32% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£155 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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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
75 106 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.30% 21.63% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 13
Average daily rate £365 £290 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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

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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

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Meru Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Meru Networks