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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 87 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £307 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.99 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-6.33% +63.21%
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
305 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.32% 12.07% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 54 41
Average daily rate £290 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.63 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 8 £307 - 7
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) 3G
5 1 (10.00%) DWDM
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) NEC
5 1 (10.00%) 2G
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Siemens
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) 2G
4 1 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) DWDM
4 1 (10.00%) RNC
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ETL
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Service Design
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (10.00%) Arqiva
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (10.00%) NEC
3 1 (10.00%) NetCracker
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens
3 1 (10.00%) Telindus
3 1 (10.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (10.00%) ZTE