The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 107 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Wireless 24 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.33% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 2.40% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate
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£306 £140 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £134 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £392 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.75 £12.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £11.30 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £13.70 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.65%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
424 375 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.48% 13.78% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 188 191
Average daily rate £338 £337 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 25 52
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the North West region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the North West region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +8 10 £313 +6.38% 3
Manchester +2 10 £375 - 11
Lancashire - 4 £235 - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (61.29%) Cisco
2 29 (46.77%) LAN
3 26 (41.94%) WAN
4 24 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (30.65%) Firewall
6 16 (25.81%) OSPF
6 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (22.58%) Windows
9 13 (20.97%) WLAN
9 13 (20.97%) CCNP
9 13 (20.97%) BGP
9 13 (20.97%) EIGRP
9 13 (20.97%) MPLS
10 12 (19.35%) Nortel
10 12 (19.35%) Internet
10 12 (19.35%) CCNA
11 11 (17.74%) VPN
11 11 (17.74%) Aruba
12 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
13 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
13 9 (14.52%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (14.52%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
14 8 (12.90%) Cisco Prime
14 8 (12.90%) Migration
14 8 (12.90%) VPLS
14 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.90%) DMZ
15 7 (11.29%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) LAN
2 26 (41.94%) WAN
3 19 (30.65%) Firewall
4 16 (25.81%) OSPF
5 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (20.97%) BGP
6 13 (20.97%) EIGRP
6 13 (20.97%) WLAN
6 13 (20.97%) MPLS
7 12 (19.35%) Internet
8 11 (17.74%) VPN
9 9 (14.52%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (14.52%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (12.90%) VPLS
10 8 (12.90%) DMZ
11 7 (11.29%) DNS
11 7 (11.29%) DHCP
11 7 (11.29%) NAS
11 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (8.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Project Leader
3 8 (12.90%) Technical Project Leader
4 7 (11.29%) Network Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Cisco Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.23%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Life Science
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.23%) Handset
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Vista
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Migration
2 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.68%) Network Design
4 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL
5 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Network Management
6 2 (3.23%) Service Management
6 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.23%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.61%) Analytics
7 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.61%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.61%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.61%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
2 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.97%) CCNP
3 12 (19.35%) CCNA
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) MCDST
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) CITP
6 1 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.61%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.61%) CCIE
6 1 (1.61%) CCSE
6 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Firmware
3 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) Nortel
4 11 (17.74%) Aruba
5 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle
7 5 (8.06%) Meraki
8 4 (6.45%) Avaya
9 3 (4.84%) Citrix
9 3 (4.84%) HP
9 3 (4.84%) BT
9 3 (4.84%) IronPort
10 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.23%) VMware
10 2 (3.23%) F5
11 1 (1.61%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.61%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.61%) Mitel
11 1 (1.61%) Symantec
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