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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 59 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 1.65% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 8.93% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £240 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -1.53%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.08% 18.48% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 36
Average daily rate £273 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £328 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £10.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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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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
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Vacancies
Durham - 4 - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) UML
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
2 11 (91.67%) Unit Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Multithreading
2 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
3 9 (75.00%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) R
5 1 (8.33%) GPEN
5 1 (8.33%) OSCP
5 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) CISMP
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) GIAC
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) UML
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Unit Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Information Management
2 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
2 9 (75.00%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) R
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) GPEN
2 1 (8.33%) OSCP
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CISMP
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) GIAC
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft