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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 121 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 37 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.22% 3.88% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 4
Average daily rate £425 £300 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +120.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £328 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.37 £9.42 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £10.00 £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+54.00% +11.11%
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
595 438 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.70% 13.39% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 214 176
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.00 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% +19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.55 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 -3 16 £363 - 6
Cheshire -3 12 £513 +64.00% 8
Lancashire +4 5 £306 +30.31% 1
Merseyside 0 2 - - 3
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 36 (51.43%) VPN
2 35 (50.00%) Cisco
3 31 (44.29%) Firewall
4 25 (35.71%) Windows
5 22 (31.43%) LAN
6 21 (30.00%) DNS
7 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 20 (28.57%) DHCP
8 19 (27.14%) WAN
8 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
9 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 17 (24.29%) VoIP
11 16 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (20.00%) Handset
13 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (17.14%) Android
14 12 (17.14%) Network Security
14 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
14 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (17.14%) AirWatch
14 12 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
15 11 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
15 11 (15.71%) BGP
15 11 (15.71%) CCNP
16 10 (14.29%) CCNA
16 10 (14.29%) Citrix
16 10 (14.29%) SLA

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 7 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) IaaS
1 3 (4.29%) PaaS
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (51.43%) VPN
2 31 (44.29%) Firewall
3 22 (31.43%) LAN
4 21 (30.00%) DNS
5 20 (28.57%) DHCP
5 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 19 (27.14%) WAN
7 17 (24.29%) VoIP
8 16 (22.86%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (17.14%) Network Security
11 11 (15.71%) BGP
11 11 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (14.29%) OSPF
12 10 (14.29%) WLAN
13 8 (11.43%) SAN
14 7 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Local Government
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Handset
2 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) iPad
6 4 (5.71%) Statistics
7 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.86%) Replication
8 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.43%) CCTV
9 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Android
2 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
3 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.14%) Unix
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 9 (12.86%) Service Management
4 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.71%) Web Filtering
9 3 (4.29%) Coaching
9 3 (4.29%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.29%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) SIEM
9 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.29%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Perl
1 4 (5.71%) Python
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) C
3 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.43%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.71%) CCNP
3 10 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) MCDST
6 3 (4.29%) CISSP
7 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.43%) CCEA
8 1 (1.43%) CCEE
8 1 (1.43%) CCIE
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.29%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) XenApp
3 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.29%) XenServer
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.29%) Citrix
4 8 (11.43%) VMware
5 7 (10.00%) Aruba
5 7 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (8.57%) Juniper
7 5 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.29%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) BT
9 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.86%) Huawei
9 2 (2.86%) Polycom
9 2 (2.86%) Siemens
9 2 (2.86%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.43%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.43%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) IronPort
10 1 (1.43%) Meraki
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp
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