The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 38 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.93% 0.84% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 4.62% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£120 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.16% -48.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
Wireless
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.58% 18.16% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 19
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.36 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +93.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.88 £6.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Sheffield +2 3 £120 -63.07% 1
Barnsley - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Wireless
Yorkshire

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) CA
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) RIP
8 3 (18.75%) OSPF
8 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
8 3 (18.75%) e-Health
8 3 (18.75%) CESG
8 3 (18.75%) Back Office
8 3 (18.75%) ProCurve
8 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
8 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 3 (18.75%) Change Control
8 3 (18.75%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) RIP
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) TACACS
8 2 (12.50%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) e-Health
2 3 (18.75%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) CA
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) ProCurve
4 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) BT
5 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm