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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 102 90 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing Wireless 49 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 1.32% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.09% 10.72% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 10
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£300 £268 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £25.92 £13.06 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.54% -65.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.66 £9.27 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £20.80 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -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
442 373 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.17% 12.35% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 189 147
Average daily rate £325 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -23.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -6 28 £300 +9.09% 5
Merseyside - 13 £375 - 4
Cheshire -8 6 £115 -53.06% 13
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 46 (52.87%) Cisco
2 45 (51.72%) Firewall
3 34 (39.08%) BGP
4 33 (37.93%) OSPF
5 32 (36.78%) EIGRP
6 29 (33.33%) WAN
7 28 (32.18%) Windows
8 26 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (28.74%) LAN
10 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.84%) DHCP
11 19 (21.84%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
13 17 (19.54%) DNS
13 17 (19.54%) Citrix
13 17 (19.54%) VoIP
13 17 (19.54%) Aruba
14 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
14 16 (18.39%) VMware
15 15 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (17.24%) CCNP
16 14 (16.09%) Oracle
17 13 (14.94%) VPN
17 13 (14.94%) SAN
18 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
18 12 (13.79%) Network Security
19 11 (12.64%) Internet
19 11 (12.64%) CCNA
19 11 (12.64%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (10.34%) IIS
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Lync
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.72%) Firewall
2 34 (39.08%) BGP
3 33 (37.93%) OSPF
4 32 (36.78%) EIGRP
5 29 (33.33%) WAN
6 25 (28.74%) LAN
7 19 (21.84%) DHCP
7 19 (21.84%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (19.54%) DNS
8 17 (19.54%) VoIP
9 15 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (14.94%) VPN
10 13 (14.94%) SAN
11 12 (13.79%) Network Security
12 11 (12.64%) MPLS
12 11 (12.64%) Internet
13 9 (10.34%) NAS
13 9 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (9.20%) VPLS
14 8 (9.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Consultant
3 13 (14.94%) Network Consultant
4 9 (10.34%) Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Network Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) IT Support
8 5 (5.75%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.75%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Project Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Administrator
9 4 (4.60%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Network Support
9 4 (4.60%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.30%) Cisco Administrator
10 2 (2.30%) Wireless Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.20%) EMC VNX
3 8 (9.20%) Celerra
3 8 (9.20%) Replication
3 8 (9.20%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Handset
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.30%) Statistics
6 2 (2.30%) FMCG
6 2 (2.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Life Science
7 1 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) UNIX
3 9 (10.34%) Solaris
3 9 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.90%) Android
6 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (12.64%) Migration
3 9 (10.34%) ITIL
3 9 (10.34%) Change Control
4 8 (9.20%) Network Management
4 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.20%) Project Management
4 8 (9.20%) Business Continuity
5 7 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.75%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.75%) Information Security
6 5 (5.75%) Network Design
7 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.60%) Service Management
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.45%) Change Management
9 2 (2.30%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.30%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.30%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) Perl
1 2 (2.30%) Python
2 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C
2 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.24%) CCNP
3 11 (12.64%) CCNA
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.45%) MCDST
6 2 (2.30%) CISSP
6 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) ACSP
7 1 (1.15%) CCIE
7 1 (1.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.20%) XenApp
3 8 (9.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (9.20%) Terminal Services
3 8 (9.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Cisco
2 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.54%) Citrix
3 17 (19.54%) Aruba
4 16 (18.39%) VMware
5 14 (16.09%) Oracle
6 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
7 10 (11.49%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.20%) EMC
8 8 (9.20%) Nortel
9 7 (8.05%) Avaya
10 3 (3.45%) F5
10 3 (3.45%) Meraki
11 2 (2.30%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.30%) Juniper
11 2 (2.30%) HP
11 2 (2.30%) BT
12 1 (1.15%) AppSense
12 1 (1.15%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.15%) Brocade
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