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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 104 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 48 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 1.06% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 8.27% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £320 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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
476 387 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.30% 12.79% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 191 176
Average daily rate £350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 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
Manchester -1 22 £300 +9.09% 7
Merseyside - 15 £375 -
Cheshire -12 7 £295 +20.40% 5
Lancashire +5 1 £300 +33.33%
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 50 (53.19%) Cisco
2 48 (51.06%) Firewall
3 36 (38.30%) BGP
4 35 (37.23%) OSPF
5 33 (35.11%) EIGRP
6 30 (31.91%) WAN
7 29 (30.85%) Windows
8 25 (26.60%) LAN
8 25 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.28%) DHCP
10 20 (21.28%) Aruba
11 19 (20.21%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (19.15%) Active Directory
12 18 (19.15%) DNS
13 17 (18.09%) Citrix
13 17 (18.09%) VoIP
13 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (17.02%) VMware
15 15 (15.96%) CCNP
15 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
16 14 (14.89%) VPN
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle
17 13 (13.83%) Network Security
18 12 (12.77%) UNIX
18 12 (12.77%) SAN
18 12 (12.77%) CheckPoint
19 11 (11.70%) Internet
19 11 (11.70%) CCNA
19 11 (11.70%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (9.57%) IIS
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.06%) Lync
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Office
2 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (51.06%) Firewall
2 36 (38.30%) BGP
3 35 (37.23%) OSPF
4 33 (35.11%) EIGRP
5 30 (31.91%) WAN
6 25 (26.60%) LAN
7 20 (21.28%) DHCP
8 19 (20.21%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (19.15%) DNS
10 17 (18.09%) VoIP
10 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (14.89%) VPN
12 13 (13.83%) Network Security
13 12 (12.77%) SAN
14 11 (11.70%) MPLS
14 11 (11.70%) Internet
15 9 (9.57%) NAS
15 9 (9.57%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (8.51%) iSCSI
16 8 (8.51%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Network Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.45%) Network Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Network Support
7 6 (6.38%) IT Support
8 5 (5.32%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.32%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Project Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Network Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Celerra
3 8 (8.51%) Replication
3 8 (8.51%) Clustering
3 8 (8.51%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Handset
5 3 (3.19%) Statistics
5 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.13%) FMCG
6 2 (2.13%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) SCADA
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) UNIX
3 9 (9.57%) Solaris
3 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.38%) Android
6 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (11.70%) Migration
2 9 (9.57%) ITIL
2 9 (9.57%) Project Management
2 9 (9.57%) Change Control
3 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.51%) Business Continuity
4 7 (7.45%) Network Management
5 6 (6.38%) Information Security
5 6 (6.38%) Network Design
6 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.26%) Service Management
7 4 (4.26%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.19%) Cyber Security
8 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.19%) Change Management
8 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) Perl
2 3 (3.19%) Python
3 2 (2.13%) C
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) C++
4 1 (1.06%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.06%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.06%) Ruby
4 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.96%) CCNP
3 11 (11.70%) CCNA
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.19%) MCDST
5 3 (3.19%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) CISSP
6 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CISM
7 1 (1.06%) ACSP
7 1 (1.06%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.51%) XenApp
3 8 (8.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (8.51%) Terminal Services
3 8 (8.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Cisco
2 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (21.28%) Aruba
4 17 (18.09%) Citrix
5 16 (17.02%) VMware
6 14 (14.89%) Oracle
7 12 (12.77%) CheckPoint
8 10 (10.64%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.51%) EMC
9 8 (8.51%) Nortel
10 7 (7.45%) Avaya
11 6 (6.38%) F5
12 5 (5.32%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.19%) HP
13 3 (3.19%) BT
14 2 (2.13%) Meraki
15 1 (1.06%) Ruckus Wireless
15 1 (1.06%) AppSense
15 1 (1.06%) Blue Coat
15 1 (1.06%) Brocade
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