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 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 149 121 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Contract jobs citing Wireless 21 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 1.12% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 8.63% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 17
Average daily rate £275 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £212 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £495 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £12.11 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £40.00 £29.20
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
580 510 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 13.03% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 176
Average daily rate £375 £336 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £51.67 £45.00
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 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 30 April 2016.

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
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 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
Manchester -24 11 £300 +4.34% 11
Cheshire -7 5 £275 -34.52% 2
Lancashire - 3 £198 - 2
Merseyside -4 1 - - 4
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England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 32 (51.61%) Cisco
2 31 (50.00%) VPN
3 27 (43.55%) Firewall
4 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (32.26%) LAN
5 20 (32.26%) WAN
6 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
7 18 (29.03%) CCNP
8 16 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (24.19%) DNS
9 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (22.58%) VoIP
11 13 (20.97%) DHCP
11 13 (20.97%) Windows
11 13 (20.97%) Handset
11 13 (20.97%) Android
12 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
12 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (19.35%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (19.35%) AirWatch
12 12 (19.35%) Management Information System
12 12 (19.35%) ITIL
12 12 (19.35%) CCNA
13 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.74%) BGP
13 11 (17.74%) Network Security
14 10 (16.13%) Aruba
14 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
14 10 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (16.13%) Juniper

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) VPN
2 27 (43.55%) Firewall
3 20 (32.26%) LAN
3 20 (32.26%) WAN
4 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
5 16 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (24.19%) DNS
7 14 (22.58%) VoIP
8 13 (20.97%) DHCP
9 11 (17.74%) BGP
9 11 (17.74%) Network Security
10 10 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (12.90%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (12.90%) Internet
11 8 (12.90%) OSPF
12 7 (11.29%) FWSM
12 7 (11.29%) SSL
13 6 (9.68%) SMTP
General
1 4 (6.45%) Local Government
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Wireless Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Administrator
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.23%) Build Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Switch Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Handset
2 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) iPad
6 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.84%) Statistics
7 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.61%) Health Informatics
8 1 (1.61%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.61%) Informatics
8 1 (1.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Android
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.68%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
1 12 (19.35%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
2 10 (16.13%) Service Management
3 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (8.06%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (4.84%) Coaching
5 3 (4.84%) ITSM
5 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.84%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (4.84%) Web Filtering
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Perl
1 2 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.03%) CCNP
3 12 (19.35%) CCNA
4 4 (6.45%) CCIE
4 4 (6.45%) MCDST
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ACSA
6 1 (1.61%) ACSP
6 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.61%) CCDP
6 1 (1.61%) CCSP
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) RHCE
6 1 (1.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.23%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Aruba
3 10 (16.13%) Juniper
4 8 (12.90%) Citrix
4 8 (12.90%) HP
5 7 (11.29%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.06%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.84%) Meraki
7 3 (4.84%) VMware
8 2 (3.23%) Arqiva
8 2 (3.23%) Huawei
8 2 (3.23%) Polycom
8 2 (3.23%) Siemens
9 1 (1.61%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) IronPort
9 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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