The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 48 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.74% 3.27% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.33% 35.48% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.64
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.47%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 31 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.94% 9.23% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 47
Average daily rate £347 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +78.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.61 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.65 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Wireless
England

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 -17 1 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) GPEN
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
1 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) GPEN
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISMP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft