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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 127 129 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Wireless 29 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.80% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 6.08% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 13
Median daily rate £388 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +12.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +40.00%
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
539 592 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.20% 13.20% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 336 274
Median daily rate £413 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 68 51
Median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 16 £375 +4.16% 12
Cheshire +6 6 £513 +13.88% 1
Merseyside +3 5 £400 +128.57%
Lancashire +18 2 £175 -41.66% 3
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 25 (54.35%) LAN
2 24 (52.17%) WAN
3 22 (47.83%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) Firewall
5 14 (30.43%) Service Management
6 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
6 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (21.74%) CCNP
8 10 (21.74%) Load Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (19.57%) VMware
10 8 (17.39%) CCNA
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.39%) VPN
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (13.04%) Aruba
12 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
12 6 (13.04%) Information Security
12 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (13.04%) Unix
12 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
12 6 (13.04%) CISSP
13 5 (10.87%) Apple
13 5 (10.87%) HP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) LAN
2 24 (52.17%) WAN
3 16 (34.78%) Firewall
4 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
5 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (17.39%) VPN
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (10.87%) DNS
9 5 (10.87%) Network Security
9 5 (10.87%) SAN
9 5 (10.87%) VoIP
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (8.70%) DHCP
10 4 (8.70%) SSL
11 3 (6.52%) FWSM
11 3 (6.52%) Internet
11 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Redis
2 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Domain Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Network Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Lead Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Principal Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) ELK Stack
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.52%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) WAP
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.70%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Service Management
2 10 (21.74%) Load Testing
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Information Security
4 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
5 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Security Operations
6 4 (8.70%) Case Management
6 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.70%) ITSM
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
6 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.70%) Open Source
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) SIEM
6 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCNP
3 8 (17.39%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) CISSP
5 4 (8.70%) SANS
5 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) SSCP
6 3 (6.52%) CCIE
7 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) CCSA
8 1 (2.17%) CCSE
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) HNC
8 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Kibana
1 4 (8.70%) logstash
1 4 (8.70%) QRadar
1 4 (8.70%) RSA enVision
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) Cacti
3 2 (4.35%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Cisco
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) Aruba
5 5 (10.87%) Apple
5 5 (10.87%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) LogRhythm
6 4 (8.70%) Splunk
7 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.35%) Dell
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) Meraki
8 2 (4.35%) NetApp
8 2 (4.35%) Polycom
8 2 (4.35%) Siemens
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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