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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 132 121 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Contract jobs citing Wireless 25 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.98% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.29% 6.95% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 15
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £14.75 £21.01 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.79% +24.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £36.25 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-44.13% +80.12%
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
473 590 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.73% 14.09% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 351 243
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 35
Median hourly rate £18.81 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.25 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 0 15 £400 +10.72% 4
Cheshire +7 6 £650 +30.00% 1
Merseyside - 3 £400 -
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 28 (63.64%) LAN
2 26 (59.09%) WAN
3 20 (45.45%) Cisco
3 20 (45.45%) Firewall
4 16 (36.36%) Service Management
5 15 (34.09%) Ethernet
6 14 (31.82%) Windows
6 14 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (29.55%) Load Testing
7 13 (29.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.45%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (20.45%) CCNP
9 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.18%) Network Security
10 8 (18.18%) VPN
10 8 (18.18%) VoIP
11 7 (15.91%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) DNS
11 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.91%) CISSP
11 7 (15.91%) Apple
11 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (15.91%) Patch Management
11 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
12 6 (13.64%) Security Operations
12 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis

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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) LAN
2 26 (59.09%) WAN
3 20 (45.45%) Firewall
4 15 (34.09%) Ethernet
5 14 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (18.18%) Network Security
7 8 (18.18%) VoIP
7 8 (18.18%) VPN
8 7 (15.91%) DNS
8 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (13.64%) DHCP
9 6 (13.64%) OSPF
9 6 (13.64%) SAN
9 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.36%) BGP
11 4 (9.09%) SSL
12 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
12 3 (6.82%) IPv4
12 3 (6.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Redis
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) German Language
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Domain Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Network Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Principal Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Lead Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) ELK Stack
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) RESTful
3 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Service Management
2 13 (29.55%) Load Testing
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Patch Management
3 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Security Operations
5 5 (11.36%) Case Management
5 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.36%) Open Source
5 5 (11.36%) SIEM
5 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (9.09%) Network Design
6 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CCNP
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.91%) CISSP
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) SANS
3 5 (11.36%) SSCP
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) CCIE
5 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) CCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCSE
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Kibana
1 5 (11.36%) logstash
1 5 (11.36%) QRadar
1 5 (11.36%) RSA enVision
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) Cacti
3 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.55%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Cisco
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Apple
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.64%) IBM
5 5 (11.36%) LogRhythm
5 5 (11.36%) Splunk
6 4 (9.09%) Aruba
6 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.82%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) F5
8 2 (4.55%) Motorola
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Polycom
8 2 (4.55%) Siemens
8 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.55%) Sophos
9 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.27%) Mercator
9 1 (2.27%) Symantec
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