The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 48 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 1.83% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 15.63% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £98
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +156.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £27.50 £22.17
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +24.06%
Wireless
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.91% 11.72% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 12
Average daily rate £388 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £263 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Northamptonshire region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Northamptonshire region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Northampton -8 1 £350 - 1
Wireless
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Informatics
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 2 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Budget Control
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus