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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 96 85 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Wireless 52 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 1.42% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 11.65% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £248 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £343 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -34.28%
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
503 369 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.71% 12.20% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 175 122
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 30 £294 +56.66% 17
Merseyside -1 12 £375 +50.00% 3
Cheshire -17 9 £420 +47.36% 5
Wireless
England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (58.90%) Cisco
2 38 (52.05%) Firewall
3 29 (39.73%) WAN
4 28 (38.36%) BGP
4 28 (38.36%) EIGRP
5 27 (36.99%) OSPF
6 23 (31.51%) Windows
7 22 (30.14%) LAN
8 20 (27.40%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
10 16 (21.92%) DHCP
10 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (20.55%) DNS
11 15 (20.55%) Citrix
11 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
12 14 (19.18%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (19.18%) VMware
13 13 (17.81%) SAN
14 12 (16.44%) VPN
14 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
14 12 (16.44%) Internet
14 12 (16.44%) Oracle
14 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (16.44%) Migration
14 12 (16.44%) Network Security
15 11 (15.07%) VoIP
15 11 (15.07%) CCNA
15 11 (15.07%) MPLS
16 10 (13.70%) CCNP
16 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.33%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Lync
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 38 (52.05%) Firewall
2 29 (39.73%) WAN
3 28 (38.36%) BGP
3 28 (38.36%) EIGRP
4 27 (36.99%) OSPF
5 22 (30.14%) LAN
6 16 (21.92%) DHCP
6 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (20.55%) DNS
8 14 (19.18%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (17.81%) SAN
10 12 (16.44%) VPN
10 12 (16.44%) Internet
10 12 (16.44%) Network Security
11 11 (15.07%) VoIP
11 11 (15.07%) MPLS
12 9 (12.33%) NAS
13 8 (10.96%) DMZ
13 8 (10.96%) iSCSI
13 8 (10.96%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Local Government
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Consultant
3 13 (17.81%) Network Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) IT Support
8 4 (5.48%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Network Support
9 3 (4.11%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (4.11%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
9 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.74%) Cisco Administrator
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Clustering
1 8 (10.96%) Celerra
1 8 (10.96%) Replication
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.11%) Handset
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) DTV
6 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) UNIX
2 9 (12.33%) Solaris
3 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.48%) Android
6 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (16.44%) Migration
2 9 (12.33%) Change Control
3 8 (10.96%) Business Continuity
3 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.96%) Network Management
4 7 (9.59%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Project Management
5 5 (6.85%) Information Security
5 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.85%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) Service Management
6 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.74%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.74%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.74%) Network Design
7 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.74%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
1 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
1 1 (1.37%) C
1 1 (1.37%) C++
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.07%) CCNA
3 10 (13.70%) CCNP
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) MCDST
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) CISSP
5 2 (2.74%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.96%) VMware ESX
3 8 (10.96%) Terminal Services
3 8 (10.96%) XenApp
3 8 (10.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Cisco
2 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) Citrix
4 14 (19.18%) VMware
5 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
5 12 (16.44%) Oracle
6 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds
6 10 (13.70%) Aruba
7 8 (10.96%) EMC
7 8 (10.96%) Nortel
8 7 (9.59%) Avaya
9 3 (4.11%) F5
10 2 (2.74%) Meraki
10 2 (2.74%) BT
10 2 (2.74%) Juniper
11 1 (1.37%) HP
11 1 (1.37%) SAP
11 1 (1.37%) AppSense
11 1 (1.37%) IronPort
11 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
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