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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
England / North East
Rank 67 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Wireless 23 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.54% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.77% 0.85% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
- +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £38.63 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-14.56% +50.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
167 118 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.41% 13.36% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 63 62
Median daily rate £345 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 23 £360 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 26 (89.66%) HP
3 25 (86.21%) WAN
3 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (82.76%) CCNP
4 24 (82.76%) LAN
5 23 (79.31%) Firewall
5 23 (79.31%) F5
5 23 (79.31%) Riverbed
6 22 (75.86%) JNCIA
6 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
6 22 (75.86%) CCIE
7 21 (72.41%) ITIL
7 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
7 21 (72.41%) CCSA
8 20 (68.97%) Juniper
8 20 (68.97%) Fortinet
8 20 (68.97%) SC Cleared
8 20 (68.97%) FortiGate
9 19 (65.52%) JNCIE
9 19 (65.52%) CCSE
9 19 (65.52%) CCDP
9 19 (65.52%) CCIP
9 19 (65.52%) Service Management
9 19 (65.52%) ITSM
10 17 (58.62%) Network Design
11 16 (55.17%) BIG-IP
11 16 (55.17%) Aruba
12 13 (44.83%) HP ASE
12 13 (44.83%) HP MASE

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) WAN
2 24 (82.76%) LAN
3 23 (79.31%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Network Support
2 3 (10.34%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Architect
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall Support
3 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
3 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 19 (65.52%) ITSM
2 19 (65.52%) Service Management
3 17 (58.62%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (82.76%) CCNP
3 22 (75.86%) CCIE
3 22 (75.86%) JNCIA
3 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (72.41%) CCSA
5 20 (68.97%) SC Cleared
6 19 (65.52%) CCDP
6 19 (65.52%) CCIP
6 19 (65.52%) CCSE
6 19 (65.52%) JNCIE
7 13 (44.83%) HP ASE
7 13 (44.83%) HP MASE
8 10 (34.48%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 26 (89.66%) HP
3 23 (79.31%) F5
3 23 (79.31%) Riverbed
4 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
5 20 (68.97%) Fortinet
5 20 (68.97%) Juniper
6 16 (55.17%) Aruba
7 3 (10.34%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Nortel
8 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds